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Above the Fold: Undermain Theatre, Clearly Engaged

Don’t let her worn jeans tucked into high top cowboy boots fool you. Behind the Odessa native’s soft-spoken down-home demeanor lurks a sophisticated, worldly artist with a comprehensive vision for her company focused taut like a laser beam. Artistic Director Katherine Owens has guided Undermain Theatre through twenty-eight years of imaginative, cutting edge theatre, featuring … Continue reading

The Disgusting Mr. Ridley @ Broken Gears

“Fitness has got fuck all to do with it. It’s survival of the sickest.” High points of The Pitchfork Disney by Philip Ridley as produced by Broken Gears Project Theatre: 1)   Joey Folsom’s unique entrance as surreal character Cosmo 2)  the play’s lead characters Cosmo and Prestley eating cockroaches 3)   Clay Wheeler’s amazing memorization feat … Continue reading

Eternal Checkmate: Undermain’s Endgame

What dreams! Those forests! (Pause.) Enough, it’s time it ended, in the shelter, too. (Pause.) And yet I hesitate, I hesitate to… to end. Yes, there it is, it’s time it ended and yet I hesitate to— (He yawns.) —to end. Hamm, Endgame I expect an entertaining evening of performance at deep Ellum’s Undermain Theatre, … Continue reading