Articles by Lin
August 3, 2019
Puppets, Stage Magic and Faustian Greed in The Harrowing of Brimstone McReedy
- Kick & Push Festival
The Harrowing of Brimstone McReedy welcomes you into the room with a few carnival games—one in particular, ‘fast and loose,’ asks audience members to make bets on a piece of rope. Pick a side, any side, and if the knot tightens around your finger, you win. If you’re not caught, you lose. This sets the tone straight away for the show about to be played: either you’re caught, or you […]
July 21, 2019
Stupidhead! Is a Complex Comedy of Errors for the Modern Day
When you walk into Stupidhead! at the Central Public Library, the floor is covered in zig-zags of candy-coloured tape that suggest—thanks to a paper mâché brain that gets wheeled out when the show begins—the wavelengths of the brain.