Tagged with jeff swearingen

Petal-Plucking Princess Wars Please at Fun House Theatre

  Youth theatre with a raw edge? Find it by the compost heap-full at Fun House Theatre and Film in Plano. Performing through May12th, this Sunday, Jeff Swearingen’s cadre of talented, dedicated mademoiselles present Daffodil Girls, his comic parody adaptation of David Mamet’s celebrated drama Glengarry Glen Ross and come out Olympic champs. Swearingen turns … Continue reading

Fun House Theatre’s HAMLET: An Unquestionable Triumph

That infamous Dane may dilly-dally around in Shakespeare’s play, but there’s nothing indecisive about Fun House Theatre’s production of “Hamlet”, nor with the production’s 15 year old lead Chris Rodenbaugh, plotting and fretting on barely contained “simmer”, waiting for the perfect moment to exact revenge yet unable to move from contemplation to consummation. Respectful and … Continue reading

Lovin’ that Overbite of Mine: Dracula at The Funhouse

Every so often they let him out of his dank, dark dungeon. The primordial skeleton key releases the rusty lock, and the immense door creaks open wide its gaping maw. That Duke of Demented Depravity, Dean of Dastardly Jokes and Spinner of Ripping Yarns emerges to unleash another fractured, harrowing hash-up of classic literature upon … Continue reading

Fun House Theatre’s Chicken Fricassee: Added Show

 ADDED PERFORMANCE FRIDAY MARCH 2, 2012 — 7:15PM Birds of a feather? Nobody has more fun dreaming up fantastically imaginative stage plays than nationally respected playwright, actor, director and Chicago based radio personality Matt Lyle. Nobody takes more outrageous delight in bringing imaginative stage plays to life with full exploration of their comic possibilities than … Continue reading