Elf Lyons review – daffy take on Swan Lake delivered in Franglais
Underbelly Med Quad, EdinburghWith a parrot costume, Jacques Brel songs and silly set pieces, Lyons dreams up an almost aggressively winsome hour of complete nonsenseIs it comedy, or a spirited child let loose on a dressing-up box? In Elf Lyons’ Swan, it is not always easy to tell. The show &n... [Read More]
Elf Lyons review – daffy take on Swan Lake delivered in Franglais
Underbelly Med Quad, EdinburghWith a parrot costume, Jacques Brel songs and silly set pieces, Lyons dreams up an almost aggressively winsome hour of complete nonsenseIs it comedy, or a spirited child let loose on a dressing-up box? In Elf Lyons’ Swan, it is not always easy to tell. The show &n... [Read More]
Zach Sherwin’s hip-hop ballet tribute to Sully’s Miracle on the Hudson: “Goose MCs”
On Jan. 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 departed New York City's LaGuardia Airport bound for Charlotte and then onto Seattle. The plane struck a gaggle of Canadian geese shortly after takeoff, lost power, and crash-landed on the Hudson River. Or, as we all know, didn't so much crash. Thanks to Capt... [Read More]