Journal

performance-reviews

"...a celestial, post-mortem ascendance" - The Seattle Times previews Psychic Radio Star Nov 4, 2016

Brendan Kiley at the Seattle Times on Ezra Dickinson's Psychic Radio Star:

Ezra Dickinson makes gifts for his mother — gifts she’s never seen, and maybe never will.

Categories: 

Read More

Zoe | Juniper Ekphrasis: Strength and Grace But Why // Studies in Vulnerability by Michelle Peñaloza Oct 21, 2016

Response from Michelle Peñaloza, OtB Writers Corps Ambassador

Place your feet upon my chest                       leap forward blind

Stop stop stop              get it right, her therapist’s here

 

let’s begin again

            the fourth border: a cylinder refracted in fringe

Categories: 

Read More

The Gold of Potentiality Oct 7, 2016

response by NKO Rey, OtB Writers Corps Ambassador

Categories: 

Read More

Harold and the little brown mushrooms Oct 7, 2016

poem by Daemond Arrindell, OtB Writers Corps Ambassador

harold has grown up. He calls himself alan now, 

and traded in his purple crayon for little brown mushrooms.

his imagination is still as wild as the blank wall let him be

harold doesn’t draw on the walls anymore, he’s too busy tripping on mushrooms

outside, with his friends - the spirits, and the chicken that lays the [golden] eggs,

 

Categories: 

Read More

[Ode to] Little Brown Mushrooms Oct 7, 2016

Review by Michelle Peñaloza, OtB Writers Corps Ambassador

Alan Sutherland’s Little Brown Mushrooms is part inside joke, part memoir-dreamscape, part praise poem, part science lesson, part how-to, naturalist lecture, part self-help lesson, part life affirmation, and part Public Service Announcement on the merits of psychedelics, experimentation, and the outdoors.

Categories: 

Read More

Journey Back Home Sep 24, 2016

Verdensteatret Bridge over Mud is a perfect theater, the one that reminds of theater Edward Gordon Craig’s evokes in his essay “The Actor and the Ubermarionette.” “If you can find in nature a new material, one which has never been used by man to give form to his thoughts,” writes Craig, “then you can say that you are on the high road towards creating a new art. For you have found that by which you can create it.” (EGC, “The Actor and the Ubermarionette”, The Mask, Vol. 1. p.

Categories: 

Read More

"If a City Could Have a Nightmare, It Would Look Like Bridge Over Mud" - The Stranger Previews Verdensteatret Sep 23, 2016

Read More

Bridge Over Mud - The Audience Has Spoken Sep 23, 2016

Read More

"Psychedelic Norwegian Theater" - The Seattle Times on Verdensteatret Sep 22, 2016

Read More

NW New Works Festival 2016 Studio Showcase – Weekend 2 Jun 20, 2016

I find myself watching these piece wondering if all art is political, than does all art propose its utopian end? So in an offering of hubristic failure I give these projections from, about and ultimately onto these works of art. Arrogant as all audiences must be, to take someone’s art and decide what it means, how it is valuable, where it might lead us. A failure since I start off wrong, missing the point, wondering in the dark of my ignorance and limited experience.


NW New Works Festival 2016 Studio Showcase – Weekend 2 

Categories: 

Read More

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Performance Reviews

Archive