I used to work at a senior center doing data entry. It wasn't a home where senior citizens lived, but it was more like the elderly version of a Boys and Girls clubRead More
Molly Vever’s enters the stage, walking around the pool, and I quickly learn what the synopsis meant by duologue. She would be playing both characters, and that took me for a spin. As she began to speak, I felt like I was listening to the ramblings of a crazy person. She was talking to herself, telling these random stories, and it felt like she had split personalities.Read More
The first story was pretty strange. A story about a girl who wants the letter she wrote to God back. Yeah. You read that right. Apparently, that’s a thing in this story, and people have been writing letters to God for years. If I’m being honest, I kind of like the concept. I mean a way to say what you want to God without having anyone read it. This connection between only you and God. I don’t know. It sounded cool to me.Read More
The woman didn’t like the man who danced with her first but she liked the second man who danced with her. She would willingly smile and entertain the second man. She showed way more interest. Every time the first guy came around it was like a problem for her, she would start catching butterflies and playing with her jar of butterflies too.Read More
What does it mean to do the right thing?
Recently this question has been buzzing through my brain. Constantly eating at my thoughts. The words echo through my mind.
The scary thing about right and wrong is that you don’t know the difference until some time has passed and only then can you finally look back at the act and decipher what it is.Read More
On stage sits a Meghan on her mother's lap. Her mother reassures her that soon no one will even remember what happened. She doesn’t seem convinced, the whole school saw whatever it was that happened.Read More
Coming to terms with mortality isn’t something you can do during a single sitting. Caroline had spent her whole life worrying about it and even then she wasn’t ready. But such a morbid thought still made her realize that there is the possibility of a wonderful life even though things look bleak for her now. Mortality reminds me that at any moment anything can happen.Read More
While they were still at their apartment and B had left, A and C kiss intensely, trying to prove to each other that there is nothing that can separate the two of them. From my point of view, they were lying to themselves even more, trying to cover their true feelings towards each other.Read More
Copious and Hibiscus have been trying to conceive a child for a while. 👶 They’ve tried everything except for actual sexual intercourse. It sounds weird, right? How do they expect to have a baby without going through the actual process? 👀 Well in the neighborhood they reside, they do not believe in touching anyone but themselves - there is no hugging,🙅no holding hands,🙅no kissing,🙅 and they always have to be a certain distance away from each other. Copious's mother makes an unexpected visit, and tries to convince her son and his wife that life is better with touch and feelings.Read More
At first, I was confused. I didn't understand why the actors were talking in third-person. The more they did it the more I sat there like 😳😶. When I began to understand they all were playing as if they were the cellphone, I was amazed.Read More
There's no stage, so I'm on the same level as the set, bordering a filthy child's bedroom strewn with ripped newspaper and books (I recognize one of the Twilight books amongst the collection). When it comes to furniture, there are only two bins (one red and one green), a twin bed, and a pink Fisher Price table and chair. Under the bed lies a young girl, grimy with matted and unwashed hair, clad in an over-sized T-shirt and underwear.
There is something unnerving about the way she stares out at the audience, even meeting my eyes on more than one occasion, smiling to herself creepily and licking her lips periodically. For ten excruciatingly long minutes the theater is eerily silent as people file in to take their seats, this young girl beneath the bed the entire time.Read More
I rooted for the guy they called Cool Hand Luke. Luke with a tattoo on his right bicep that read "hand grenade," Luke who got terrorized and beaten by his evil dictator-like warden, Luke who proved his badassity by downing fifty hard boiled eggs in an hour without puking, and Luke whose multiple escape attempts from his imprisonment excited and brought hope to his fellow prisoners.Read More