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The God Projekt – Review

Artists like to portray God as an old man to show His wisdom and fatherly authority.  The new play The God Projekt by Lone Wolf Tribe depicts God as an old man, but this God is a geezer who is past His … Continue reading

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FutureMate – Review

The apocalypse always seems like an adventure where hardy survivors roam the wasteland doing as they please with only a loyal dog and a trusty sidearm as companions.  However, if a real apocalypse were to strike, someone would have to … Continue reading

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THE WOLF AMONG US EPISODE ONE: FAITH – REVIEW

Telltale games has always been known for smart, story-driven adventure games, but they still surprised the industry with their powerfully dramatic adaptation of The Walking Dead last year. The goofy fun of Sam & Max or Back to the Future … Continue reading

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Frankenstein Upstairs – Review

Last year Gideon Pruductions mounted The Honeycomb Trilogy, an epic theatrical event that chronicled an alien invasion across three plays. Their new show,Frankenstein Upstairs is likewise a science fiction epic that has been crafted to fit on an off-off Broadway stage.  Film … Continue reading

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Something Sudden 5wept 0v3r Me – Review

Science Fiction usually appeals to left-brained rational thinkers who like straightforward narratives.  It’s rare to find a sci-fi project that can be described as “poetic” but that’s an excellent way to define Something Sudden 5wept 0v3r Me, a new off-off Broadway … Continue reading

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Occupation – Review

During the early years of the war in Iraq, New York’s theater scene was flooded with off-off Broadway shows about the war. These quickly became a swarm of interchangeable projects by left-wing playwrights who hammered out nearly identical anti-war plays … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of Phineas Gage – Review

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.  But fiction can get pretty weird too.  The new off-off Broadway show The Curious Case of Phineas Gage is an example of both.  The show is based on the real-life story of a man named Phineas … Continue reading

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The Procedure – Review

Epic adventures with ray guns and space monsters are fine, but some of the best science fiction is the kind that tackles real world issues that audiences might face in the very near future. Marcus Yi’s new playThe Procedure is set … Continue reading

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Around the World in 80 Days – Review

So you think you were into steampunk before it was cool?  Steampunk was cool a hundred years before we even had the term steampunk.  Jules Verne wrote stories of fantastic machines and the ways that technology could change the world … Continue reading

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There’s A Light On Yonder Mountain – Review

Often a young artist will embark on an epic quest for knowledge, seeking the hidden secrets of telling a great story.  A wise old mentor might put them on the path to enlightenment by handing them a copy of an … Continue reading

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