Posts tagged "Hugen Hall"

"Detective Partner Hero Villain" (Strawdog Theatre): Existentialist Crisis SuperHero-sized

"Detective Partner Hero Villain" (Strawdog Theatre): Existentialist Crisis SuperHero-sized
Hugen Hall, in affiliation with Strawdog Theatre presents the World Premiere of  DETECTIVE PARTNER HERO VILLAIN.  Playwright Brett Neveu showcases an existentialist crisis superhero-sized. Neveu’s story intrigues for its quirky entanglements.  His dialogue is smart. Imagine if Woody Allen had written “The Incredibles,” that’s the DPHV banter.  The conversations are soul-searching quirky but witty, comic... Read more »

"Conversations on a Homecoming" (Strawdog Theatre): Drunken Perfection

"Conversations on a Homecoming" (Strawdog Theatre):  Drunken Perfection
Four friends reconnect over drinks. Sounds like a pleasant evening, right?! Not the way Playwright Tom Murphy tells it. Murphy uses a guy’s hometown return as the impetus for a drunken sh#tstorm. As the drinks go down, the tension goes up and the gloves come off. Murphy’s characters grapple with politics and religion. And just below those... Read more »

"The Hunting of the Snark" (Strawdog Theatre): Coloring-Out-Of-The-Lines Literature

"The Hunting of the Snark" (Strawdog Theatre):  Coloring-Out-Of-The-Lines Literature
Strawdog Theatre Company’s Hugen Hall presents the World premiere of THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK. Stepping into Hugen Hall for this show, it’s apparent playtime has started before the play time.  The quirky-dressed ensemble is mingling.  The laughter is loud.  The energy is bubbling.  It has all the makings for a party.  The cast is... Read more »
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"Kill Shakespeare" (Strawdog Theatre): Bloody Clever Twist on the Classics

"Kill Shakespeare" (Strawdog Theatre): Bloody Clever Twist on the Classics
Strawdog Theatre Company’s Hugen Hall present the Midwest premiere of Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery’s Kill Shakespeare.  The well-known heroes and villains of Shakespearean plays are battling out for eternal power.  Hamlet, Juliet, Falstaff, Richard III, Lady MacBeth have left their own stories to confront each other and their creator, Shakespeare, in a literary blood feud. This is not your... Read more »

"Pontypool" (Strawdog Theatre): Scared the Crap Out of Me!

"Pontypool" (Strawdog Theatre):  Scared the Crap Out of Me!
I’m not a huge fan of Halloween.  Sure, there is candy and the pageantry of dressed-up kids.  I can dig that.  I’m talking about dark, stormy fall nights where bad things can happen.  I don’t like walking in a desolate neighborhood with the leaves blowing giving off a “To Kill A Mockingbird” vibe. And I... Read more »