Panelists choose their favorites from all the Saturday "Best of Week" shows to play during Best of Fest Week. Tonight is Bill A--the same five shows can also be seen on Tuesday, Feb. 10. Shows are listed in performance order.
"Lascivious Lunches and Decadent Dinners," by Priscilla Sample (ASW Commission). When her husband dies under unusual circumstances, popular cook and author Lynn Matthews is surprised to find herself a suspect in the police investigation.
"T.A.G.," by Stamp Lab -- Cheryl Coward, Ana-Maurine Lara,&k.t. shorb. T.A.G. explores transgressive acts and their impact on marked bodies.
"Out of Lines," by Christopher Lee and Christopher Michael (Uprise! Productions). Uprise! Productions presents "Out of Line" featuring Christopher Lee and Christopher Michael, two titans in the slam poetry community come together to show glimpses of black masculinity in this hip-hop theatre piece. What do you have left when sanity begins to fail, haunted by visions of war, religion, and childhood trauma and sexuality. These two walk the line of madness holding on to their only connection to sanity, their pen and pad. Written by Christopher Lee and Christopher Michael. Directed by Zell Miller, III
"57 Boyfriends," by Stephanie Denson, Kirk German & Heather Huggins (DA! Theatre Collective). An original semi-autobiographical one-woman show.
Get Up is two master improvisers, Shana Merlin and Shannon McCormick, presenting narrative long form improv at its best. Expect multiple characters, quick edits, and sophisticated comedy as they make up a complete story on the spot scored by an improvised sound track.