Husband and wife Bob and Leanne have graciously taken in her sister Colleen following their mother’s death. It’s not long – a matter of a minute, really – before we realize the family dynamic is, shall we say, off.
Author Richard Rosser pitches “Piggy Nation” as an “amusing update of the Golden Rule.” His self-published 2011 children’s book is greatly helped by Shane Sowell’s screwball illustrations, which lighten the didactic message.
A lesbian, a Wallmart employee, an exotic dancer and a jilted wife walk into a magazine office. No, it’s not the start of some off-color joke, but rather the moment that changes everything for the main characters of the new musical “Fat Asses.”
The true story of one woman’s struggle in coping with the illness and death of her father who suffers from Parkinson’s disease. Writer, director and performer, Marta Mozelle MacRostie, uses puppetry, and object theater to articulate the difficulties of facing the loss of a loved one, and at times, with surprising humor.