Based on actual comic book stories from over fifty years ago, this show examines the culture and values of the early '50s through a most contemporary lens, challenging the conservative stereotypes and affirming universal truths in the never-ending search for true love. A living comic book with all the elements, from cover to cover including the ads and letters, My Comic Valentine brings heart, humor and sheer pre-code hotness to THE SHOP at Fort Fringe in four-color splendor.Performance times are 8pm (Wed, Thu, Fri & Sat) and 10pm (Fri & Sat), with a Sunday matinee at 3pm. Tickets are $15 available online here or at the door one hour prior to scheduled performance times (at the door payment accepted in cash or check). For more information, click here.
Tuesday, February 03, 2009
My Comic Valentine at Fort Fringe
Rotogravure Entertainment and banished? productions will present a limited performance of My Comic Valentine, a selection of romance comics from the 1950s adapted for the stage, from February 11 through 15 at The Shop at Fort Fringe, 610 L St Northwest (former home to A.V. Ristorante Italiano). From the press release: