A talk with Shane Andries
"People ask us if the Blue Man is an alien. We don't like that term at all because it just makes it seem different ... It's more or less a dimension of us. He is kind of an everyman."
Two plays explore women's lives from different perspectives
'The situation never goes out of style. The miscommunication, the rumor mills, the cat-and-mouse games with a guy — it all still applies.'
Talking precision with Quidam head coach Alister Booth
Exactly 20 years ago, Canadian native Allister Booth was a physics student at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. He'd been a competitive gymnast since he was a little boy, and had actually set the Canadian "degree of difficulty" record for power tumbling at the National Championships.
SCAD's She Kills Monsters explores a world of fantasy
For 20 years, Martin Noyes has been active in the role-playing gamers' world of Dungeons & Dragons. When the staff of SCAD's Performing Arts Department discovered the comedy She Kills Monsters, which takes place in that world, choosing its director was a no-brainer.
The pot calls the kettle black in Bay Street's new musical
The campy, deliberately over-the top film became a cult classic, beloved by potheads who find its unintentional humor illuminating, and funny enough to bust a gut over.
AASU takes on the coming-of-age musical
With songs like "Life is a Bitch," "My Junk," "Touch Me" and "Totally Fucked," Spring Awakening is about as far from Oklahoma! as a musical could possibly be.
The Collective Face's 'Shadowlands' explores the life and loves of legendary writer C.S. Lewis
'There's a gravity that comes with being on the planet longer. But that doesn't mean you don't have to do the actor's work.'
The Three Musketeers wields plenty
of action and one badass lady
In the auditorium of SCAD's Arnold Hall, a lot of people are running around with sharp objects. Some of them are taking swipes at each other, while others stab the air with terrifying alacrity.
'Victoria Martin: Math Team Queen' opens SCAD's 2013 season
Like Lindsay Weir on the late and lamented series Freaks and Geeks, high school sophomore Vickie Martin is a rather reluctant member of the math team. Vickie joins the nerdy numbers squad to avoid detention, and — what do you know?
... and Shel Silverstein, too. Three new plays onstage this week
As a kid growing up in Virginia, actor Author Rowan wore out his VHS copy of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. He was, he admits, "one of those people" constantly quoting lines from the classic British comedy, all through high school and beyond.