FallFringe offers variety of works in progress and honed reprises

Posted by on Nov 5, 2013 in MEDIA | No Comments
FallFringe offers variety of works in progress and honed reprises

Written By: Celia Wren for washingtonpost.com Playwright-actor Scott, whose work has appeared in previous Fringe festivals, displays a keen eye for detail and a confident sense of tone: We see his protagonist tar a leaking mobile-home roof; hear him play music from Grieg’s “Peer Gynt” on the tuba during a school talent contest; suffer with […]

The Body Stop: D.C.’s Once-Nonexistent Performance Art Scene Takes Off—in Rosslyn

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in MEDIA | No Comments
The Body Stop: D.C.’s Once-Nonexistent Performance Art Scene Takes Off—in Rosslyn

Written By: Kriston Capps for Washington City Paper Armstrong says that the success of SuperNOVA would be measured by a followup festival the next year, or the year after. Artist and curator Sheldon Scott would like to develop a practice that’s not confined to just a few calendar days. “I’d like there to be a […]

Man Power

Posted by on Apr 3, 2012 in MEDIA | No Comments

Written By: Sarah Crosland and Jeff Dufour For DC magazine Sheldon Scott – A small-town boy from Pawleys Island, S.C., Sheldon Scott fell hard for DC on his first visit. “I was just floored by the city. I had no idea how culturally rich it was,” says the actor, storyteller and writer. The triple threat is […]

The new gallery scene

Posted by on Nov 17, 2011 in MEDIA | No Comments
The new gallery scene

Written By: Lavanya Ramanathan and Stephanie Merry for Washington Post It all seems to make sense as the latest venture from ESL Management (the brainchild of Thievery Corporation’s Eric Hilton), responsible for the popular any-night-of-the-week neighborhood spots Blackbyrd Warehouseand Marvin, among a growing list of others. “Sometimes spaces are created and it’s like, ‘We need to get […]

Dishing with guest Gurus Vijai Nathan and Sheldon Scott

Posted by on Nov 7, 2011 in MEDIA | No Comments
Dishing with guest Gurus Vijai Nathan and Sheldon Scott

Written By: Lavanya Ramanathan for Washington Post In honor of Fall Fringe, which continues through Nov. 20, the Going Out Gurus are teaming up with two veteran Fringe performers for this week’s Got Plans? chat: storytellers Vijai Nathan and Sheldon Scott, who have shows running through the Fall Fringe mini-festival. Read Full Article Here  

Fall Fringe: Bring on the laughs

Posted by on Nov 1, 2011 in MEDIA | No Comments
Fall Fringe: Bring on the laughs

Written By: Lavanya Ramanathan for Washington Post Didn’t make it to Fringe this summer? Fall Fringe starts Wednesday, and this year it’s the equivalent of a Capital Fringe best-of fest, bringing back some of the funniest and most warm-hearted shows to grace Fringe stages. Read Full Article Here

fallFRINGE (sic) Announces Its Lineup

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 in MEDIA | No Comments

Written By: Chris Klimek For Washington City Paper Should you require more presuasion, hard-touring singer-songwriter-raconteur Ed Hamell, who has played the Fringe several times but was absent last summer, will perform his Hamell on Trial solo show, which rocked the Baldacchino Gypsy tent in 2010. (We profiled him on that occasion.) Finally, Sheldon Scott, an actor-playwright who’s appeared in […]

The (e)merge art fair

Posted by on Sep 20, 2011 in MEDIA | No Comments
The (e)merge art fair

Written By:  Ricky Carioti for Washington Post The first (e)merge art fair will take place Sept. 22-25 at the Capitol Skyline Hotel, featuring artists from 15 countries. Take a look at some of the emerging artists who will be featured in the show. Performance artists from the Copycat Theatre Troupe of Baltimore prepare to perform […]

Things I Learned From The Folly

Posted by on Feb 22, 2011 in MEDIA | No Comments

Written By: Jonathan L. Fischer  For Washington City Paper The Folly is damn handsome. It’s also damn cheap—it’s free, that is, on account of a fundraiser the editors of the D.C. literary journal held at Marvin not long ago. And a lot of it’s pretty damn interesting. There’s a poem by Child Ballads leader Stewart Lupton; possibly fake […]

Hip-Shot: ‘Showcase Showdown’

Posted by on Jul 10, 2010 in MEDIA | No Comments

Written By: Glen Weldon For Washington City Paper There’s also the fact that the stories these performers tell have been workshopped to hell — painstakingly shaped, honed, crafted for maximum effect.  Which, if you think about it, is about un-Fringey as it gets. And that’s probably why this year’s outing, with its slap-dash gameshow bells and whistles (the […]