“Pick of the Vine” at Little Fish Theatre

Pick of the Vine, Little Fish Theatre’s annual blockbuster slate of short plays, is a sure-fire crowd pleaser. This year’s selections, culled from over five hundred entries, range in length from five to fourteen minutes and run the gamut from the hysterically absurd to the wistfully poignant, evoking an audience response of raucous laughter, thoughtful … Continue reading “Pick of the Vine” at Little Fish Theatre

“On the Verge, or The Geography of Yearning” at Little Fish Theatre

Eric Overmyer, best known for his work on such hit premium television series as The Wire, Treme, Boardwalk Empire, Bosch and more, is also an accomplished playwright. His quirky, whimsical play, On the Verge, or The Geography of Yearning, now in production at Little Fish Theatre, features three Victorian women adventurers on a journey into … Continue reading “On the Verge, or The Geography of Yearning” at Little Fish Theatre

“Best of Pick of the Vine—Series B” at Little Fish Theatre Company

In the second series of Little Fish Theatre’s Best of Pick of the Vine, most of the delectable short plays are sillier and played more broadly than Series A. There is an enthusiastic go for broke feeling to them that gets the sold out audience (on the evening performance I attended) hooting with laughter. And … Continue reading “Best of Pick of the Vine—Series B” at Little Fish Theatre Company

“Best of Pick of the Vine—Series A” at Little Fish Theatre Company

I love a festival of short plays. It is amazing how much story can be packed into a playlet of about ten or fifteen minutes in length. They can be screamingly funny, whimsical, thought provoking or touching. Little Fish Theatre’s latest offering is two evenings of what they have entitled Best of the Pick of … Continue reading “Best of Pick of the Vine—Series A” at Little Fish Theatre Company

“A Very Special Holiday Special!” at Little Fish Theatre

The holidays are inexorably upon us with their inevitable good cheer, exhortations to spend copiously on food and gifts and the annual plethora of holiday entertainments on stages and screens, replete with ho-hos and bah-humbugs. Little Fish Theatre has taken a clever path with A Very Special Holiday Special!, an evening (or matinée) of short … Continue reading “A Very Special Holiday Special!” at Little Fish Theatre