Posts Tagged ‘comedy’

Hip Shot: To Err is Falstaff!!

Win English Lit trivia points by correctly attributing all the Shakespeare quotes in this political satire.


Remaining Performances:
Friday, July 18 at 11 p.m.
Sunday, July 20 at 6:45 p.m.
Thursday, July 24 at 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 27 at 2:15 p.m.
They Say: “DECADES is an improvised comedy that explores the 1950s through the 1980s. Based upon two simple audience suggestions, the cast evolves through the most colorful decades in recent history, with the fashion, [...]

Hip Shot: No Sex, Please

Remaining Performances:
Thursday, July 18, 8:30 p.m.
Friday, July 26, 8:15 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 1:00 p.m.
They say: "Would-be JFK – and 20-something virgin – unravels his idealistic thoughts on sex and love, one botched sexcapade at a time. How long can he hold out for the perfect score? It’s a coming of age tale, decades in [...]

Hip Shot: How to Have It All: The Musical

Fort Fringe: The Shop
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 14, 9:15 p.m.
Thursday, July 18, 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 21, 12 p.m.
Thursday, July 25, 5:45 p.m.
They Say: "Smart enough. Strong enough. Savvy enough. Got what it takes? Commitment. Timing. And the perfect tree pose."
Rachel K’s Take:
How to Have It All: The Musical begins with an announcement from an actress [...]

Hip Shot: The Tragical Mirth of Marriage and Love: Short Scenes By Anton Chekhov

Fort Fringe – The Shop
Remaining Performances:
Tuesday, July 16, 9:15 p.m.
Sunday, July 21, 3:45 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, 5:00 p.m.
They say: "From The Proposal to The Wedding to The Anniversary, Chekhov examines our human impulse to make melodrama out of the crossroads in life, and the overwhelming emotion involved when in-laws enter the [...]

Hip Shot: A Commedia Romeo and Juliet

Fort Fringe — The Shop
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 14, 6:15 PM
Saturday, July 20, 9:00 PM
Sunday, July 21, 9:00 PM
Wednesday, July 24, 10:15 PM
Sunday, July 28, 6:30 PM
They say: "Shakespeare's story of poetry-spouting lovers, squabbling fathers and dim-witted servants draws heavily on Commedia dell’Arte. The masks, acrobatics and humor from the Italian Comedy make the tragic turns cut [...]

Hip Shot: The Human Algorithm

Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 14, 3:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 4:15 p.m.
They say:  "Getting smacked around at an Indian yoga retreat, training an invisible Turkish dog, teaching a Peruvian cabbie "Mamma Mia"… join one woman as she figures out what we all have in common. There must be a formula for humanity, right?"
Cara's Take: Cigdem [...]

Hip Shot: Funny Stories 2

Caos on F
Remaining Performances:

July 13, 4:45 p.m.
July 16, 8:15 p.m.
July 18, 10:15 p.m.
July 20, 9:30 p.m
They say: "In Funny Stories 2, NPR storyteller James Judd picks up where last year’s hit Funny Stories left off with a collection of new stories, fan favorites and classics from his vault of hilarious stories from [...]

Hip Shot: R.U.X. (Rockwell’s Universal seXbots)

Remaining Performances:
Tuesday, July 24th at 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 28th at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 29th at 2 p.m.
They Say: "Louis Rockwell Jr. has a sexy new business plan for his father's stodgy old robot company. Unfortunately, robot sex is illegal; his chief programmer sexually repressed; and his stodgy old father not quite dead. Time to think [...]

Hip Shot: Men Don’t Listen to Naked Women

Fort Fringe – Bedroom
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 15th, 10:00 PM
July 21st, 11:59 PM
July 22nd, 6:00 PM
July 25th, 9:00 PM
July 28th, 2:45 PM
They say:
A fun combination of storytelling, stand-up, audience interaction, and words to live by: an evaluation of the relations of men and women. Covering the Bible, Shakespeare, fairy tales, habits and everyday occurrences. Who listens [...]