The favorite flap-lipped fear monger of cine-philes worldwide is famously credited with saying, “Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.” Who knows if that’s some elaborate, cadaverous pun, but it certainly rings true for each and every one of Alfred Hitchcock’s masterful, almost tortuous, onscreen lessons in anxiety. To Hitchcock, it wasn’t a […]
The show’s glaring shortcoming is a lack of pacing. Despite a few references to the protagonist’s mental purgatory marked by insistent “ticks,” the show’s only noteworthy chronometric utterances are those of the tired second hands of the audience’s watches
“We’ve worked in several spaces over the past two years, and having a permanent space has got to be every theater company’s ultimate goal, along with building an audience of course, so we’re thrilled,” said Tria Xiong, one of the co-founders of Theatre Esprit Asia, the Mountain West’s first and only theater company focusing specifically on Asian-American show runners and theatergoers.
The play is a high-energy, comic-tragic romp through the Gothic tale of a young woman lamenting the death of her younger sister. Think “Tron” for adults with a sense of humor
Regardless of the degree of controversy, over the course of one, 90-minute act, “Miami” fearlessly wrestles with what was discussed in that south Florida hotel room, leaving no punch pulled, feather unrustled or topic untouched.
Producers of the stalwart, low-tech show said Wednesday that the musical will close on May 3, the 55th anniversary of the show’s opening in 1960. It will have run 20,672 performances in two city venues, with a gap of four years when it went silent.
“Phamaly is poised to become a model for disability in the arts, and I am confident that the company will work together to further cement our place in the local, national and international arts and disability communities”
“Each year we strive to raise the bar on all aspects,” Angela Astle, founder and executive director of the Athena Project, said in a statement.
“I saw a fair amount growing up of what it’s like to not be accepted and for quick judgments to be made,” she said. “So I find a connection in making sure we tell stories of people who’s behavior sometimes isn’t what it seems — there’s a reason for it.”