Posts Tagged ‘solo performance’

Hip Shot: Wiggerlover

Remaining Performances:
Tuesday, July 23, 6 p.m.
Thursday, July 25, 8:15 p.m.
They say: "Chicagoland, 1979: In this too-good-to-be-true story of one boy’s life in an interracial family, James Anthony Zoccoli recalls growing up as a half-Italian, half-Polish kid who wants to be Black when his White mom marries an African-American man. Hilarity ensues!"
Alexis' Take: Wiggerlover begins with James [...]

Hip Shot: Arlington National Cemetery: My Forever Home

Goethe Institut
Remaining Performances:
Friday, July 26, 7:45 p.m.
They say: "An unusual personal story woven with the traditions of Arlington National Cemetery and the daily "life" that happens there brings comfort and surprise insights into the ongoing importance of this special place, which will eventually be Ellouise Schoettler's 'forever home.'"
Sarah's Take: A play whose main focus is [...]

Hip Shot: Married Sex

Fort Fringe – Bedroom
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 21, 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 25, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, July 26, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, July 26, 11:45 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, 4:45 p.m.
They say: "Award-winning solo performer Laura Zam (featured – NPR, Huffington Post, NY Fringe) plays 30 people struggling with sex. Based on a true tale, Zam navigates sex therapy, hypnosis, tantra, [...]

Hip Shot: They Call Me Q!

Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 20, 1 p.m.
Sunday July 21, 7:45 p.m.
They say: "Indian women, Latina classmates, Caucasian teachers, Black friends, male/female – a voice for the universal struggles for identity and acceptance that are experienced by all nationalities. 'A jazzy gem…ranks with the monodramas of John Leguizamo, Spalding Gray, Camryn Manheim...'"
Cara's Take: Qurrat Kadwani has looked [...]

Hip Shot: Almost Together

Remaining Performances:
Friday, July 19,5:15 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 6:45 p.m.
Friday, July 26, 11:15 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 5:45 p.m.
They say: "A lifetime of struggle with mental illness in 60 minutes. Witness the sheer elation, despair, utter hopelessness, humor and triumph that all play a part in bipolar disorder. Celebrate the raw and joyous truth through song [...]

Hip Shot: No Sex, Please

Remaining Performances:
Thursday, July 18, 8:30 p.m.
Friday, July 26, 8:15 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 1:00 p.m.
They say: "Would-be JFK – and 20-something virgin – unravels his idealistic thoughts on sex and love, one botched sexcapade at a time. How long can he hold out for the perfect score? It’s a coming of age tale, decades in [...]

Hip Shot: Impossible to Translate, but I’ll Try: True-Life Israeli Stories

Goethe Institut – Main Stage
Remaining Performances:
Tuesday, July 16, 6:15 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17, 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 21, 5:45 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 4:45 p.m.
They say: "Growing up in Jerusalem is more than the Bible and war. Storyteller Noa Baum takes us on a poignant, humorous journey through her life. Experience a fresh side of Israel with childhood [...]

Hip Shot: The Human Algorithm

Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 14, 3:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 4:15 p.m.
They say:  "Getting smacked around at an Indian yoga retreat, training an invisible Turkish dog, teaching a Peruvian cabbie "Mamma Mia"… join one woman as she figures out what we all have in common. There must be a formula for humanity, right?"
Cara's Take: Cigdem [...]

Hip Shot: A Day in the Life of Miss Hiccup

B103 at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church
Remaining Performances:
Tuesday, July 17, 8:15 p.m.
Thursday, July 19, 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 21, 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 28, 5:15 p.m.
They say: "The mysterious Miss Hiccup lives alone, but is definitely not lonely. She is forever accompanied by a raucous cast of sounds and music that make her life an absurd adventure."
Lindsey's Take: [...]

Hip Shot: ‘God’s Wrath Revealed and Deserved’

Join the congregation of Pastor Daniel to learn about what is in store for those who sin.