Robrt L. Pela
26 days ago | Theater
In the first scene of this three-act play — call it Who’s Afraid of Alternative Theater? or maybe Revenge of Master Ronald and the Boys — we find thespian game-changer Ron May standing in the dusty courtyard of a big, shiny, downtow...
1 month ago | Theater
If Stray Cat Theatre’s new production of Stupid Fucking Bird wasn’t so thrilling to behold, one might entertain oneself trying to figure out where Aaron Posner’s story ends, and where Chekhov’s The Seagull, to which it (sort of) pays homage, begin...
2 months ago | Theater
Some time ago, I adopted a rule about not reviewing theater students while they're learning their craft. But last fall, I bumped into actor/director Pamela Fields, who told me about the upcoming production of Lasso of Truth she was directing at AS...
3 months ago | DIY
New year, new you — new hobbies. In the 2016 edition of Project PHX, our annual how-to guide, we're here to help with DIY projects that range from doable to dreamy. Learn how to build a tiny house and make your own chocolate. Become an embroidery ...
3 months ago | Travel
In an era when our telephones can tell us, in a charming British accent, how to navigate city streets we've never driven before, and one can purchase bacon-wrapped Jack Daniel's and a seat on the next shuttle to the moon, there simply is no reason...
3 months ago | Theater
Last month, I met an actress who told me I'd once compared her performance in a play to "a dank flatulence." I don't remember this, but it sounds like something I might have written, so I believed her. She may be relieved to know I found her neith...