Howdy everyone and welcome back to the jolly old link dump! This week’s post is brought to you by Polish posters for Molière’s The Imaginary Invalid.
What play would you choose to have revived?
Is this comedy or horror? It has clowns.
A play about Canadian badass Viola Desmond in all her badassedness. And check out those white masks! So scary!
Did you ever wonder what a 26 hour improv marathon would be like? Does the troupe name The Kinkonauts excite you? All life’s answers are here.
When the review starts “There’s about half of a very good play here,” one cannot look away.
West Side Story? Nah, Worst Side Story. Bwahahah.
This dude loved West Side Story (when the understudies took over).
Someone turned Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice into a musical? WTF? Why????
This Sherlock Holmes play is tearing up the Midwest like so many tornadoes.
Outsider writes plays about outsiders.
The world needs more playwrights writing about Pharoah Hatshepsut, please.
Should performers brag about donning yellowface? (Umm, no.)
Audition survival guide
Career advice for female stagehands
Revenge Song looks really, really fun.
A play about revlutionary South African poet Chris Van Wyk
Three Houston theatres got together and made a baby.
A play full of dead moose heads is the worst ever on Broadway? No way!
Grassboots Theatre company sounds appropriately goofy
A(n all-female) Doll’s House
When to say yes and no to an acting job
Avoiding the dreaded accent failure
You can see the chair Molière sat in onstage before he died.
Molière: plots, jealousy, dénouement
When someone who pretends to be a 9/11 survivor has a monologue written about her
Racine, the other famous French playwright
Corneille, the French playwright not quite as famous.
Haunted burlesque house? YASSS!!!
Namibian playwright Frederick Philander writes about corruption. Woohoo!
Alas, poor Yorick, for his skull got put on a skateboard at BYU
And now, a fun little ditty from 1991 – Paris France – when are we going to have The Imaginary Invalid Meets the Lords of Acid?