Posts tagged "Antonio Brunetti"

"The Balcony" (Trap Door Theatre): Surreal Eroticism

"The Balcony" (Trap Door Theatre): Surreal Eroticism
Outside there is a political revolution.  Inside there is the sexual revolution.  What happens when the two collide?  Playwright Jean Genet tells the tale of a brothel known for its fantasy roleplaying.  Guests act out desires and fetishes to escape. As the war rages outside, the clientele get their freak on at Madame Irma’s. It’s bawdy make-believe... Read more »

"pool (no water)" (Vitalist Theatre): Shallow End of Deep

"pool (no water)" (Vitalist Theatre):  Shallow End of Deep
Better job, nicer clothes, hotter spouse, it’s always great when a friend succeeds.  Outwardly, we react to the news with grins and compliments.  We smile so broad it hurts.  We toast them with sugary, high-pitched exclamations.  Inwardly, there is the smallest, darkest part of our soul that is unhappy about it. We are envious.  And... Read more »

EXTENDED "HAMLETMACHINE": Well-Oiled Deadly Sexy Fantasy

Trap Door Theatre presents HAMLETMACHINEWritten by Heiner MullerTranslated by Carl WeberMusic composed by Jonathan GuillenDirected by Max TruaxThursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pmThru February 26th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Seventy minutes with no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘I am Hamlet.’ I AM Hamlet.’ ‘I am HAMLET!’  To-be-or-not-to-be gets skewed when three guys claim they are the... Read more »

Review '1001': Scheherazade Conspiracy at Play

Collaboraction presents 1001At Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. DivisionWritten by Jason GroteDirected by Seth BockleyBuy TicketsThru October 9th Running Time:  Two hours and thirty minutes includes a ten minute intermission and a delayed start Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘Everyone is a collection of stories.’ Change one person’s story and change a nation’s history.  Ah, the power... Read more »

Review "Chaste": Absurd Lunacy of Libido Over Intellect

Trap Door Theatre presents CHASTEAt 1655 W. Cortland AvenueWritten by Ken PrestininziDirected by Kate HendricksonThru June 26th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and twenty minutes included a ten minute delayed start and intermission. Reviewed by Katy Walsh I hated this company’s last production, MINNA.  Trying again to get in to the Trap Door, I slip through... Read more »