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Rimini Protokoll audio interview May 4, 2010

Our artistic director Lane chats with Stefan Kaegi, the co-director of Rimini Protokoll, about Best Before, the show opening this week here at OtB.

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Rimini's set has arrived May 4, 2010

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The set for Best Before  has begun loading in and the OtB crews are getting it all set up. Coming soon: 200 videogame controllers.

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This could be you May 3, 2010

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Here's a little preview of what could be your avatar this weekend at Rimini Protokoll's Best Before.

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A quick guide to Rimini Protokoll Apr 26, 2010

Rimini Protokoll is one of the most in-demand set of theater makers in the world. It’s a bold statement to make, but one that we think is worthy. Here’s why:

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"Awesome" | <i>West</i> Apr 22, 2010

Did you come see  West? Leave us a comment below if you were wowed, annoyed, moved to drinking, or otherwise affected by the show.

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"Awesome" preview in the P.I. Apr 12, 2010

Chris Grygiel at the Seattle P.I. posted this preview of West

If you're going to call yourself "Awesome," you'd better have a good sense of humor or be very, very good.

"Awesome," the seven-piece Seattle band/performance troupe, doesn't take itself too seriously. And they've definitely got the skills to match the lofty status their name implies.

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"avant-garde unicorns" Feb 24, 2010

Today just keeps delivering more and more descriptions about OtB artists that are kind of incredible. The title of this post comes courtesy of nytheatre.com in reference to Radiohole. The company's latest performance (soon to be featured on OntheBoards.tv) inspired this new description and this:

Life was dull and joyless, my theatre-going lackluster. Late-winter New York City blues have left me impatient, fractious, and listless.

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Currently in NYC and upcoming on OntheBoards.tv... Feb 23, 2010

...Radiohole! They won hearts in Seattle during their 2009 run of Fluke  and are currently making waves in NYC again with Whatever, Heaven Allows at PS 122.  According to PS122's website, here's  what they're up to this time:

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PuSh notes on Best Before Jan 19, 2010

The world premiere of Best Before by the European company Rimini Protokoll is swiftly approach in Vancouver BC. PuSh Festival curators Norman Armour and Sherrie Johnson wrote up their thoughts on why it's important to bring this company to the Northwest:

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"Awesome" holidays Jan 4, 2010

What were OtB artists up to during the holidays? "Awesome", for one,  played at Winterfest and had an impromptu  moment one evening that the Seattle PI declared to be British Idol-esque:

During a technical glitch in the performance, the lead singer who had noticed this Seattle Center local singing along in the audience motioned him to come forward. They talked for a few seconds and, Preacher John, as he is known began singing into "Awesome's" mic in this bluesy, gospel voice about the Lord and salvation.

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