Posts Tagged ‘musical’

Hip Shot: Cabaret XXX: Everybody F*cking Dies

Baldacchino Tent Bar – Fort Fringe
Remaining Performances:
Thursday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 19 at 1:45 p.m.
Tuesday, July 22 at 8 p.m.
Friday, July 25 at 9 p.m.
Sunday, July 27 at 3:30 p.m.
They say: Ding dong, the girls are dead! Join The Exes (and Roy!) and celebrate the life and death of Les Femmes Fatales at the rawkinest, rowdiest memorial service of all time. You never [...]

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: ‘Salem! The Musical’

A revisionist farce in two acts loaded with decidedly un-Pilgrim levels of innuendo, intrigue, and incontinence.

Hip Shot: ‘Galactica in Irrelevant Acts of Entertainment’

Galactica and her Boys not only take the shame out of lip synching, they elevate it to a thrilling art form. The Boys put the flame in Flamenco, but they don’t hold a candle to Galactica’s flair.

Hip Shot: ‘iSchool Musical’

iSchool Musical
1835 14th St., NW
Remaining Performances:
Saturday July 10 @ 8:00 pm
Friday July 16 @ 8:00 pm
Saturday July 17 @ 8:00 pm
Friday July 23 @ 8:00 pm
Saturday July 24 @ 2:00 pm
Saturday July 24 @ 8:00 pm
They Say: WIT's hit show iMusical creates and performs and instant musical inspired by Glee, High School Musical . . [...]

Hip Shot: ‘This Is NOT My Life”

It’s easy to blame the playwright, and I do, but really someone in the cast should have said: “Hey, my character is a total cliché, and so is everyone else’s, and we all whine a lot, even interrupting a wedding to do so. And the daughter’s friends are the mother’s wedding attendants with no explanation. And Emily slaps Sean’s ass while the audience probably still thinks he’s her brother. And the “perfect boyfriend” kisses his way up Mom’s arm for no reason. And if we’re going to write a song full of Yo Momma jokes, shouldn’t we at least use funny ones?”

Hip Shot: ‘The Saints’

St. Bernadette reads Tarot, St. Francis sings surf-rock, and St. Ursula keeps a harmonica in her bra. Do you really need to know more?

Hip Shot: ‘Magnum Opus’

Magnum Opus
Warehouse – Mainstage
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 12 at 4:15 p.m.
Thursday, July 16 at 5:30 p.m.Saturday, July 18 at 2 p.m.
Saturday, July 25 at 8:30 p.m.
They say: "Robert, a struggling playwright, undertakes a Faustian bargain of inspiration in return for his sanity. Driven by his desire to please his wife Claire and succeed as a writer, [...]

Sneak Peek: What’s looking good?

Last night at RFD in Chinatown, a smattering of Fringe productions presented short segments from their shows, and I have to say that on the whole it was pretty impressive. So as you're sifting through the festival guide, wondering how on earth you're going to choose from 120 different productions, here are some standouts [...]