Jewtopia (Triangle Productions)

Slapstick and schmeckle jokes

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Mix Yentl references with hankies full of phlegm and excessive foreskin banter, and you get the other-worldly Jewtopia. It’s a 75-minute inside joke for audiences wearing velour track suits and yarmulkes to match the characters. What did you expect?That’s exactly the fun of director Donald Horn’s new show for Triangle Productions. It’s an unapologetically self-serving slapstick so stereotypically ...   More
Sunday, March 15, 2015 ENID SPITZ

Just Opened: 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche

A review of Triangle Productions' egg-obsessed comedy.

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Arts & Books
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? The answer doesn’t matter much to the main characters in 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche, as long as there are eggs, and plenty of them. Set in 1956 in an unnamed town, the comedy—written by Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood and presented by Triangle Productions—centers on the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein. As the play begins, ...   More
Monday, December 1, 2014 KAITIE TODD

Just Opened: Tick, Tick... Boom!

A review of Jonathan Larson's musical at Triangle Productions.


Arts & Books
Jonathan Larson is feeling anxious. He’s about to turn 30 and is still waiting tables in New York while struggling to get his long-slaved-over rock musical produced. Of course, he did ultimately succeed in getting a rock show on Broadway, but not before his untimely death at age 35. You’ve probably heard of it. That show was Rent. But before his work became widely known, Larson wrote Tick, Tick… ...   More
Monday, September 8, 2014 PENELOPE BASS

Hotseat: Don Horn

The founder of Triangle Productions discusses his new play about Oregon-born Native American jazz musician Jim Pepper.

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Arts & Books
Jim Pepper was a Native American saxophonist who grew up in Oregon, producing music that fused jazz, pop and traditional Native music. Some of his songs found mainstream success—1969’s “Witchi Tai To” is the only song in the history of the Billboard charts to feature a Native chant—but Pepper died from cancer in 1992 at the age of 40.Don Horn, who founded Triangle Productions 30 years ago ...   More
Thursday, May 8, 2014 LAURA HANSON

Next Fall

Better believe it.

As Next Fall begins, the cast stands on the edge of the dimly lit stage. Suddenly, the discordant sounds of a car crash ring out, and James Sharinghousen reels backward, arms flailing. We learn    More
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 LAUREN TERRY


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