Posts Tagged ‘Faction of Fools’

Hip Shot: The Monster Songs

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: 3rd Annual “Fool for All”: Tales of Marriage and Mozzarella

Venue: Studio Theatre- Milton Theatre
Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 28th, 5:15 p.m.
They Say: "A cheesy take on romance from DC's award–winning Commedia dell'Arte company. Over 40 of your favorite actors perform a sampler platter of inventive, original scenarios. Critics call Faction of Fools 'witty and intelligent' with 'awesome feats of physical comedy.' ASL interpretation at all [...]

Receipt Wisdom: Are Tickets to Fringe Shows Too Damn High?

There's an invaluable, hotly pursued commodity at the Capital Fringe Festival this year, and it isn't nudity, air conditioning, or a properly carbonated draft beer.
It's the swing voters, you might say. Civilians. People who appreciate, but do not participate in the making of, theater. Normals.
Besides presenting unconventional or unfinished work that perhaps doesn't lend itself to [...]