Like a movie, Escobar and company use their puppetry skills to evoke a horror movie on the stage in front of us. This is puppetry looking at the intertwined dynamics of love and madness.Read More
More than a month away from opening night, and The Stranger already recommends We Go Mad!Read More
It’s my birthday! So I’m singing you a birthday song.Read More
Live from my living room, here’s “Breathe Slow”, from The Devil and Sarah Blackwater, your next favorite musical.
Book by Anthea Carns, with music and lyrics by Lauren FremanRead More
Live from my living room, here’s a never-before-heard original, “The Fishbowl Song.” It’s about fish and also manipulative exes.Read More
We’re officially holding auditions for our musical that we MADE with our VERY OWN BRAINS, and those auditions are now posted and available for the world to see.Read More
There’s a fun kind of dark — take your Quentins Tarantino, your Samuels Pekinpah — a gleeful brand of hyperrealistic gore that makes you giggle uncomfortably in your seat, where the director gets lauded for “going there,” where a spray of blood is cool, a severed limb is funny.
Angel’s Bone, the 2017 Pulitzer-winning opera by Du Yun, is not that.Read More
If, like me, you thought that Danny Elfman’s Rabbit & Rogue looked like a fashionable reboot of a Bugs Bunny cartoon, you might be tempted to write off this score as self-indulgent and twee. But hear me out—Read More
There is a crack in everything
and that’s how the light gets in.Read More