Alibi V.21 No.30 • July 26-Aug 1, 2012 ››
High School Heat
ALT’s lusty teen musical is uncoordinated yet awesome—kinda like your first time
Take a late-19th century German play about school children. Adapt it as a rock musical with a score by a ’90s folk-rock one-hit wonder. Mix generously with explicit themes of adolescent sexuality, and the result is going to to be highly unorthodox.
Piloting the Apocalypse
Peter Heller navigates a grim future in The Dog Stars
The Dog Stars
The future is miserable in the pages of post-apocalyptic fiction. The Dog Stars, author Peter Heller's scenario of what nightmares may come, is no exception. Heller's vision is utterly terrible; that grinding-monotony-of-loneliness-punctuated-with-violence kind of terrible.
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Bonnie and Clyde: A New Musical
An exciting and mischievous new experience on the classice rebel love story.
Confess and Conspire
Count Harry Kessler and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer are kidnapped by two sisters who, rather than uncovering a plot to kill Hitler, provoke confessions of sexual identity, desire and murder.
The troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments like matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters and hubcaps to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms.