The STT season’s 3rd production, Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph, is a brash and starling open play that fully encapsulates a bold trend. Director Joel Ferrell’s take on the play is a jumpy time-traveling glimpse into a passionate & heartfelt friendship. A brave duo that are benchmarked by continues pain and sorrow throughout a 30 year period. Overall a moving and sincere look into a scarred and broken friendship. Click thru for the full review and pics from the production courtesy of Second Thought Theatre.
Dear Hangover 4-8 and Vince Vaughn/Owen Wilson, move on. The “Aptow” crew, as they’ve been called, continues to be bold and hilarious with each new incarnation. It’s no doubt they own the comedy game the last decade or so. The difference this time is their all playing heightened versions of themselves and it’s the end of the world an all that. Click through for our interview with Directors Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen.
The East is a suspense filled look into the infiltration of an anarchist group. Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling have created a dynamic character for her and crafted a unique perspective of the tricky private intelligence/anarchist world. Click through for more review of the must-see film and an interview with Zal and Brit about the movie itself.
From ATTPAC site:
“Ryan Thomas Becker has been nominated for “Best Instrumentalist”, “Best Group” (RTB2), “Best Male Vocal”, “Best Solo Performer”, and “Best Blues Act” (RTB2) by the Dallas Observer, and can be seen about town playing in RTB2, Ryan Thomas Becker & Last Joke, and Hares on the Mountain. Friendly, neighborhood Dallas singer-songwriter Madison King’s brand of rock lurks in a darkened alley, barely holding its rockabilly impulses in check…”
The full Patio Sessions schedule is here and click thru for the rest of our Must-See’s for May 2013.