Scoring the perfect comic mix on a single bill is a bit art and a bit magic. Tampa Bay is getting a lot of practice these days.
What the world needs now, is nuns, more nuns. And it's exactly what we'll get when The Divine Sister makes a short repeat appearance at Stageworks Theatre in Tampa this weekend. The satirical take on Hollywood films and faith by Charles Busch nods at a litany of old movies, including The Song of Bernadette, …
Retirement, dogs, dating, kissing, monsters under the bed and chickens in the back yard are just a few of the topics tackled by the playwrights in St. Petersburg City Theatre's Evening of Summer Shorts, a series of 10 different 10-minute one-act plays. The top 10 selections were chosen from more than 500 submissions …
The drug addict. The kicked-out daughter. The military veteran. The mother.
All homeless, all for different reasons.
You have heard this story before, many times, and it has never been pretty. A wife devotes her existence to furthering her husband's career, making countless self-denying sacrifices. And then the bum trades her in for a younger model. The discarded wife gets angrier and angrier and angrier, until there's …
TAMPA — As if Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr. isn't full of enough glitter and glamor, co-director Scott Daniel's birthday made the set even sweeter.
SPRING HILL — Fighting with pirates. Living among mermaids and fairies. Never growing up.
A rotating slate of comics are filling out the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival, which launches in Tampa on Friday before stops around the country. It drops some of the biggest names in comedy into a shaker and pours out a different cocktail each time.
If you want insight on a comic, ask another comic. So we did. Here's what Mary Lynn Rajskub, a.k.a. Chloe from Fox's 24, who was in town doing standup last week, had to say about four of the Oddball Festival comedians.
This is kind of a personal note, but it can't be avoided.