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August 5th

Wet Hot American Summer
Gasa Gasa, 9p.m.
The summer camp cult comedy classic

 

Good Old War
HOB, 11p.m.
Indie band from Philly

 

The Uptown Jazz Orchestra
Snug Harbor, 10p.m.
Directed by Delfeayo Marsalis

 

Noontime Talk with Mel Buchanan
NOMA, 12p.m.
A Louisiana Parlor: Antebellum Taste & Context talk

 

The Tribe
Zeitgeist, 7p.m.
Delve into the world of a Ukrainian high school for the deaf

The Sunday Critic

Theatre Review: Antigone



With just two productions in as many months, New Noise co-artistic director Joanna Russo has leapt to the top of the list of directors I admire. Following the perfectly executed Never Swim Alone for Elm Theatre with this all-female staging of Antigone for Lux et Umbra, Russo demonstrates thrilling mastery of the theatrical approach I least favor: director-centric, all light & movement & sound. If I want spectacle I go to the movies. On stage, especially in a storefront theater, I’m usually looking first for rich language delivered by exciting actors.


A Fancy-ful End

The Future is a Fancyland Place: A Review



NoDef Drama Writer Helen Jaksch heads to the Allways Lounge for the doomsday-minded collaboration between Goat in the Road Productions and Cripple Creek Players, "The Future is a Fancyland Place."


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Contributors:

Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Elizabeth Davas, Ian Hoch, Lindsay Mack, Anna Gaca, Jason Raymond, Lee Matalone, Phil Yiannopoulos, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham,

Staff Writers

Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

Theatre Critic

Michael Martin

Photographers

Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

Puzzler

Paolo Roy

Art Director:

Michael Weber, B.A.

Editor:

B. E. Mintz

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Editor Emeritus



Stephen Babcock