Stalking Grace

Stalking Grace

I have to admit I had no idea who Grace Paley was. I had never read any of her poetry, fiction or non-fiction. And despite the fact that I grew up in an era of feminist activism I had never heard of Grace.  This performance has convinced me I need to learn more. It is...
An Evening with the Authors

An Evening with the Authors

Book readings are typically stuffy affairs .  But there is nothing stuffy about this evening with the authors. From a cat burglar to a Cajun writer, to a man who wanders in off the street and insists on reading to the group there’s nothing typical about these...
Haul & Oatz Captured My Heart

Haul & Oatz Captured My Heart

When I was in college, one of my favorite bands was Hall and Oats. I knew all their songs by heart, and waited in very long lines to see them in person. So when I saw the preview of this new show from Defiance Comedy I was hooked. The premise is simple. Our heroes are...
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

Take everything you think you know about this story from the Walt Disney Version and turn it on it’s head. This version of the story is set in Salem, Mass in an era of witch trials and superstition. The story is not really about Brier Rose four witches who...
Jamahl Keyes   is Magic

Jamahl Keyes is Magic

Over the years I have seen a lot of magic shows at the Fringe, and the Winter Magic fest.  They all come complete with the requisite card trick, silk handkerchief trick and coins coming out of peoples, ears, heads or toes. And if you are coming for those tricks, you...