Posts Tagged ‘Liz Maestri’

Hip Shot: Fallbeil

Remaining Shows:
July 24 at 10:15 p.m.
July 27 at 7:45 p.m.
They Say: "Teetering between the worlds of national hero Sophie Scholl and modern day Germany, this historical fantasy tells the story of two women faced with mortality – one confronted by Nazi Germany, the other with the conflict in the Middle East."

Lauren's Take: I walked into [...]

Fringe & PurgeCast #12: Playwrights’ Panel

Chris Klimek talks with playwrights Evan Crump, Alexandra Petri, and Liz Maestri about their Capital Fringe plays Body Armor, Tragedy Averted, and Fallbeil, respectively.

With Fallbeil, Liz Maestri Seeks Communion With a Long-Dead Prisoner of Conscience

The word fallbeil is German for guillotine. Translated literally, it means falling axe. Playwright Liz Maestri has chosen it as the title of her new play because the fallbeil is the method by which Sophie Scholl was executed on February 22, 1943, just hours after being convicted of treason.
Fallbeil is inspired by true events, but [...]