Archives for May 2013

Something pretty great

Mump and Smoot, the Cultch

Mump and Smoot are devilishly funny

This week’s theatre pick is easy: go see Mump and Smoot in Something at the Cultch.

These “clowns of horror” are the real deal. I first saw them almost 3o years ago and their audacity still makes me laugh myself stupid.

Buy a Kayak on Craigslist and paddle to the Stampede

Jordan Hall, Kayak, Mark Leiren-Young, Never Shoot a Stampede Queen, Veda Hille, Bill Richardson, Craigslist Cantata

Emerging playwright Jordan Hall won a big ol’ prize for her script, Kayak

 

So far, the only sure bet I have for this weekend is good old reliable Craigslist Cantata. Bill Richardson and Veda Hille’s musical revue, which is based on Craigslist ads is inspired and the multitalented cast is terrific. But that’s not all; a couple of upcoming shows are very promising.  [Read more…]

Time-limited offer

Performance Art Trap, Radix Theatre, Death Trap

The Death Trap is one of the mini venues in Radix Theatre’s The Performance Art Trap

If you want do catch one of the best shows that’s on this week, you’ve got tonight and tomorrow night to do it. Radix Theatre’s The Performance Art Trap, which Boca del Lupo is presenting as part of its Micro Performance Series, closes on May 4. Catch it if you can. [Read more…]