Posts Tagged ‘solo performance’

Hip Shot: Mandarin Orange

Caos on F
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 20 at 9:30 pm
Tuesday, July 22 at 8:00 pm
Thursday, July 24 at 6:00 pm
Saturday, July 26 at 10:00 pm
They say: Join a journey from Orange, Texas to Shanghai, China. This culture clash, one-woman play raises questions of identity, home and globalization. The play is based on Kate’s experiences from her [...]

Hip Shot: Hey, Hey, LBJ!

Main Stage – Goethe Institut
Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 12 at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 16 at 9:30 p.m.
Friday, July 18 at 6:00 p.m.
They Say: David, an army reporter, arrives in Vietnam supporting the war. Soon his feelings change. Just before returning home, he's in Bangkok partying when his buddies in Vietnam come [...]

Opening Tonight: Hey, Hey, LBJ!

Hey, Hey, LBJ! is only David Kleinberg's second solo theatre piece. But the 71-year-old has been preparing for his first Capital Fringe show his entire life. Once upon a time, the chant referenced in his show's title continued, "How many kids did you kill today?" Half a century later, the scars of America's most divisive [...]

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 [...]