The madness of Miniature Curiosa — Out of the Loop Fringe Festival

The madness of Miniature Curiosa — Out of the Loop Fringe Festival

on Stage

The aptly named Miniature Curiosa reveals a method in the madness with An Excrutiatingly Ordinary Toy Theater Show at Out of the Loop. by Amy Martin published Sunday, March 8, 2015 Photos: Miniature Curiosa   Addison — “Though this be madness, yet there is method in it.” Zach Dorn, or at least the character he portrays in Miniature Curiosa’s An Excruciatingly …

Jenn Dodd in Melanchomedy: Funny Scenes About Sad Folks — Out of the Loop Fringe Festival

Jenn Dodd in Melanchomedy: Funny Scenes About Sad Folks — Out of the Loop Fringe Festival

on Stage

by Amy Martin published Sunday, March 8, 2015   Addison — Universally hated Time Warner Cable is always good for a joke. Jenn Dodd uses it to great affect in Melanchomedy: Funny Scenes About Sad Folks, running through Sunday afternoon at the Out of the Loop Fringe Festival. TWC’s ability to inflict misery upon humankind rivals the Black Plague. Try …

Alex Tha Great: Passport to Womanhood

Alex Tha Great: Passport to Womanhood

on Stage

Loop Review: Passport to Womanhood Slam poet Alex Tha Great is energetic, even if her piece doesn’t make a smooth transition to theater. by Amy Martin published Sunday, March 9, 2014 Photo: Alex tha Great Alex tha Great presents Passport to Womanhood   Addison — Theater has fuzzy edges. Can you call dance that is full-length with a story arc …

Laughter Through a Megaphone

Laughter Through a Megaphone

on Comedy

Laughter Through a Megaphone Comedy writer Amy Martin reflects on the Dallas Comedy Festival and wonders what’s next for the local comedy scene. by Amy Martin published Wednesday, April 4, 2012 A week’s immersion in stand-up, sketch and improv comedy, most of it from Dallas, at the Dallas Comedy Festival was inspiring, and somewhat frustrating. It caused me to page …

Purple Crayon of Yale: Purple Haze

Purple Crayon of Yale: Purple Haze

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Purple Haze Loop review: Improv troupe Purple Crayon of Yale fizzles at WaterTower Theatre’s Out of the Loop Fringe Festival by Amy Martin published Sunday, March 4, 2012 Lots of late-end baby boomers fondly remember Harold and the Purple Crayon, a 1955 children’s book by Crockett Johnson. The little boy Harold used a purple crayon to create worlds where he …

FTP Comedy: Occupy LOL Street

FTP Comedy: Occupy LOL Street

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Occupy LOL Street Loop review: FTP Comedy is 99 percent funny at WaterTower Theatre’s Out of the Loop Fringe Festival. by Amy Martin published Saturday, March 3, 2012   Improvisational comedy offers a chance to see creativity in action, to witness internal thought processes made manifest. Success is accompanied by laughs, and sometimes failures too. There is no reward without …

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