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The Chairs — Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, Walnut 5

Eugène Ionesco is categorized as an absurdist. The dialogue in his plays often reads as non-sequitur. His characters can rampage, pose, cower, or make declarations at unexpected times. Fantastic events … Continue reading

September 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Government Inspector — Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium at Walnut Studio 5

  When I was a child, my first inkling that life was different in the Communist world behind the Iron Curtain did not derive from propaganda but from Eastern European … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

All in the Timing — Idiopathic Ridculopathy Consortium at L’Etage

Tina Brock and David Stanger’s production of David Ives’s loopy one-acts, “All in the Timing” is an occasion of grand serendipity. “Timing’s’ half-dozen sketches seem handmade for Brock’s Idiopathic Ridiculopathy … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Exit the King — Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium at Walnut 3

Mortality motivates me. The way death affects life interests me so much, I attend, when possible, a monthly group discussion called The Death Café in Center City Philadelphia. It’s not … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

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