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2004 Stories by Charlotte Stoudt

Archives: 2005 | 2004
  • Colonial House

    published December 14, 2004

    The first time Needcompany appeared at BAM, they cooked a full dinner onstage. Their latest offering, however, is strictly leftovers. Company... More >>

  • La Petite Mort

    published November 23, 2004

    If you want to talk about the ambivalence of desire, it's easier to do in French. Take the odd allure of the jolie laide... More >>

  • Feckin' A

    published November 16, 2004

    Suffering from a Blue York state of mind? Brian Parks's smart-assed bagatelle of five satirical sketches will take the sting out of our being... More >>

  • Balm in Brooklyn

    published October 19, 2004

    Robert Wilson is theater's high priest of estrangement. Sweet Honey in the Rock founder Bernice Johnson Reagon has used the songs of the black... More >>

  • Menopausal Eire

    published September 28, 2004

    "How do you prepare for being on the sexual scrap heap? Do we all book into a sex hospice? Do all of us over-40s bring our sexy underwear and our... More >>

  • Theater

    published September 21, 2004

    Given the giant spin cycle otherwise known as Decision '04, investigating "how [people] know whether or not something is true" ought to rank as a... More >>

  • Cabaret Hell

    published September 14, 2004

    If you haven't been to hell lately, you may want to drop by. It's quite a scene: Presided over by dominatrix-chanteuse Persephone (the rampantly... More >>

  • Damsels and Dames

    published August 24, 2004

    One of Susannah York's earliest Shakespearean roles was that of Puck, the hobgoblin who wreaks erotic mayhem on the lovers of A Midsummer... More >>

  • Bushwhacker

    published August 10, 2004

    The artwork for Brian Dykstra's new one-man rant fest features several pachydermal rear ends obscuring our lone, embattled comic. The image works... More >>

  • Theater

    published July 27, 2004

    In Sheila Callaghan's universe, Mom offers the ultimate high. Kate Crackernuts imagines the mother-infant bond as narcotic bliss, one that... More >>

  • Wartime Myths

    published July 13, 2004

    If you think the GOP is sick of Michael Moore, imagine how the rulers of ancient Athens felt about Euripides. This fifth-century B.C.E. playwright... More >>

  • Ring Cycle

    published July 6, 2004

    Dante's marriage is going to hell in a handbasket. Or perhaps a briefcase would be more accurate. After 12 years of matrimony and two kids, his... More >>

  • Holy Ghosts

    published June 22, 2004

    Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa wants to tell you a ghost story. A pair of them, in fact. And sure, you'll see dead people in The Mystery Plays, but... More >>

  • Walk Like An Egyptian

    published April 6, 2004

    Detroit, 1991. Teenager Irene Yacoub (Sherri Eldin) haunts open-mic night at her local disco, desperate to be the next Billie Holiday. Her father,... More >>

Archives: 2005 | 2004