Posts Tagged ‘solo show’

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: RFK

Studio Theatre – Stage 4
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 21, 8:45 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24, 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25, 8:45 p.m.
They say: "Rediscover the true American Dream during this intimate evening with Bobby Kennedy. A historically accurate solo performance about the final four years of RFK’s life, featuring music and footage from the era. Meet the man destined [...]

Hip Shot: Godiva Dates & One Night Stands

Caos on F
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 21, 3:15 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 10:15 p.m.
Thursday, July 25, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, 9:45 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 2 p.m.
They say: "Regie Cabico's Godiva Dates & One Night Stands chronicles his encounters with poet stalkers, sextings and astrological whimsy. Trying not to have his life turn into a Barbara Streisand movie, Regie [...]

Hip Shot: ‘Dorothy Parker’s Last Call’

Dorothy Parker's Last Call
Busboys and Poets, 5th & K Streets NW
Remaining Performances:
Friday, July 9, at noon and 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 10, at 10 p.m.
Sunday, July 11, at 6 p.m.
They Say: Poet, critic, author, activist and member of the infamous Algonquin Round Table, Dorothy Parker delighted in skewering the culture of early Twentieth Century. This original [...]

Hip Shot: ‘Jamaica Farewell’

Jamaica Farewell
Goethe Institut
Remaining Performances:
July 18, 9:30 p.m.; July 19, 1 p.m.
They say: "Jamaica. Revolution. Visa. Impossible. CIA. Seduction. Desperation. A dream. Heartbreak. Handsome. American. Customs. Million dollars. Duffel bag. Machetes. Goats. Prostitutes. Bullets. Adrenaline. Kerosene. Run for your life. Based on a true story."
Annie's take: No doubt you have at least a couple of friends, [...]