“Past Time” at Sacred Fools Theatre Company

Like the finally honed comic classic of Abbott and Costello’s “Who’s On First,” the opening scene of Padraic Duffy’s new comedy, Past Time, now premiering at Sacred Fools Theatre Company, the niggling, bickering repartee of Leon Russom and French Stewart as long time friends James and Lou, is a giggling, guffaw-inducing splash of funny. The … Continue reading “Past Time” at Sacred Fools Theatre Company

“Colony Collapse” at The Theatre @ Boston Court

The Theatre @ Boston Court’s production of Stefanie Zadravec’s Colony Collapse creates a strong sense of place, time and action even before a word is spoken. Barely audible pre-show forest sounds give way to foreboding music, then yields to a cacophony of voices and the intrusive noise of a hovering helicopter as a brilliant searchlight … Continue reading “Colony Collapse” at The Theatre @ Boston Court

“Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo” at Casa 0101

Gang tattoos, or “placas” in barrio slang, indelibly communicate a statement of persona and affiliation to a group, a neighborhood and the world in general. They can be a thumb-in-the-eye statement of identity, a fuck-you statement of philosophical outlook, or, hidden beneath a shirt, an homage to a dead homie, or a sentimental expression of … Continue reading “Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo” at Casa 0101