It’s haunting how relevant—and funny—this somewhat dated piece remains
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“When I step on the stage as Marx, I directly challenge the system”: Interview with Bob Weick, Part 1
Bob Weick has taken Howard Zinn’s MARX IN SOLO all over the U.S. He’s now taking it to England
Marx has returned from heaven to explain his now distorted ideas and ideals to a modern audience.
This fabulous Fringe piece plunges the audience into the dramatic action of the American Revolution.
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The latest in a series of previews of shows in the Fishtown Fringe segment of the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
While THE TOUGHEST BOY IN PHILADELPHIA has something important to say, the material is arranged so carelessly that I’ll be damned if I can tell you what it is.
From the moment you arrive, Iron Age Theatre’s production of Sam Shepard’s BURIED CHILD, directed and designed by John Doyle and Randall Wise, thrusts you into a deeply disturbing world of grime, decay, and depression. Mounds of barren dirt, wood chips, and dried-out stalks surround and invade a tumbledown farmhouse with a rusted old mailbox that hasn’t seen a delivery in years. Inside, a filthy stained sofa with torn-up upholstery and torn-out stuffing is held together by black duct tape, as huge gaps between the rough-hewn wall slats let in the pouring rain and dreary darkness of a relentless storm.
Saturday, March 25th, 1911, 4:40pm a fire broke out on the eighth floor of largest blouse making factory in New York City, the Triangle Shirtwaist Company. 18 minutes later…