Posts Tagged ‘playwrights’

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 [...]

Hip Shot: ‘Busted’

Busted
Warehouse, 1019 7th St. NW
Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 8, at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, July 14, at 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 17, at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, July 20, at 10:15 p.m.
Wednesday, July 21, at 6 p.m.
They say: In spite of divorce, kids, job hunting, internet social media sites, and other modern age distractions, Joan struggles for her artistic self-expression. When [...]

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