Posts Tagged ‘commedia dell’arte’

Today’s Fringenda: That’s Are You Not Entertained!!?-ment Edition

As of today, Day Whatever This is Is of Capital Fringe, Part the Ninth, the somewhat-trained, highly motivated agents of the Fringeworthy Action News and Commentary Squad have reviewed 70 of this year's Fringe shows, or roughly 55 percent. Add to that the shows we've previewed or discussed on the FringeCasting Couch, and that number [...]

Hip Shot: Love Letter Lost

Gearbox
Remaining Performances:
Tuesday, July 22nd at 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 24th at 7:45 p.m.
Saturday, July 26th at 2:15 p.m.
They Say: Commedia dell'arte is real life reflected in a filthy funhouse mirror. Familiar desires and struggles are stretched and distorted to absurdity. In Love Letter Lost, meet two houses, both alike in indignity: bratty lovers, mischievous servants and [...]

Hip Shot: The Monster Songs

Gearbox
Remaining performances:
Tuesday, July 15, 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 20, 10:15 p.m.
Wednesday, July 23, 9:45 p.m.
Sunday, July 27, 6:00 p.m.
They say: “Dr. Dour (vocals, 10-string guitar) and accompanist Peach (cello, banjo, cute) tell the personal stories of lovesick mummies, giant lizards, bargain-hunting zombies and other hapless creatures of the night in this cabaret cocktail of playfully macabre [...]

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: ‘Tales of Love and Sausages’

Tales of Love and Sausages
Venue: Studio Theatre- Mead Theatre
Remaining Performances:
Thursday, July 22, at 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 25, at 11 a.m.
They Say: Physical comedy about heartache and hunger pangs. Produced in the classical comic style of Commedia dell'Arte, this family-friendly laughfest features famous masked characters such as Arlecchino (Harlequin) and Pantalone (the Pantaloon) in traditional [...]

“City Folk”

City Folk
The Universe and Source
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 13 @ 6:00 PM (The Universe)
Friday, July 18 @ 6:00 PM (Source)
Thursday, July 24 @ 8:00 PM (Source)
They say: "City Folk, a new improvised sitcom about the people you know, but don't really want to. Over five nights audience members will drive the plot to create a pilot, [...]

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