Posts Tagged ‘Emily Crockett’

Reconnaissance Mission: Stone Tape Party

"Frustratingly, a majority of our plays have been written by men," sighs Aubri O'Connor, an actor whose face has become familiar to Capital Fringe audiences. When she and her friend Emily Todd co-founded Nu Sass Productions five years ago, the whole idea was to advance and promote the work of female theatre artists. "And then [...]

Sweet and Lo-Fi: At Fringe, Inspiration and Professionalism Aren’t Always Found in the Same Place

Eight years into the Capital Fringe Festival’s DIY incursion into D.C. theater, we’ve more or less got a handle on what “Fringe” means. (Not “featuring nudity,” although that notion is oddly persistent.) The word signals to theatergoers that more will be required of them than in a year-round, professional playhouse—not just a greater tolerance for [...]

Today’s Fringenda: Shakespeare & Shakespeare & Company Edition

The life-sucking humidity has subsided, but the Capital Fringe Festival endures. Tonight's offerings, as recommended by trusted agents of the Fringe & Purge Action News and Commentary Squad—and, disproportionately this time, by me—are heavy on the Shakespeare. I'm of the opinion you can't go wrong with any of these.
Tragedy Averted (Fort Fringe – The Shop, [...]

Hip Shot: i-Lust For G-Love: An Auto-Ethnography

Goethe Institut- Main Stage
Remaining Performances:
Thursday, July 18, 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 21, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, 1:45 p.m.
They Say: "Romance and relationships in the age of iPhones and Google. WTF? tryst by text, bare our souls on chat. With so many ways to (mis)communicate, to search for our soulmate, will our love [...]

Tonight’s Fringenda: My Plate Is (Man)Too Full Edition

This is it, thrillseekers: The concluding weekend of Capital Fringe VII: The One Before Capital Fringe VIII. There are 45 shows starting between 6 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. this evening (plus the experiment in compressed intimacy BFF at 4:30) so we are almost already behind schedule.
Item! The Fringe & PurgeCast returns this evening, with an [...]