2 items from 2011
HollywoodNews.com: Alan Cumming, Garret Dillahunt, and Frances Fisher star in the poignant period drama Any Day Now, written, produced and directed by filmmaker Travis Fine (The Space Between). The film recently completed principal photography in Los Angeles and is currently in post-production. Produced by Kristine Hostetter Fine (The Space Between) and Chip Hourihan (Frozen River), the film is executive produced by Anne O’Shea (The Kids Are Alright) and Maxine Makover (The Space Between.
Set in the 1970s and inspired by a true story, the film chronicles a gay couple who take in a teenage boy with Down Syndrome who has been abandoned by his drug addicted mother. As the teen discovers the strong bonds of family for the first time in his life, disapproving authorities step in to tear the boy from the only stable environment he has ever known. As the gay men fight to adopt this extraordinary special needs child, »
- Josh Abraham
Is this your first Satyr play? You're probably not alone. Euripides' "Cyclops" is apparently the only surviving example of this most raucous and bawdy style of Greek comedy. And if "Cyclops: A Rock Opera" isn't exactly what you expected from a modern adaptation, well, who knows what that old tragedian Euripides might say? Psittacus Productions gives us a fast-and-furious rock 'n' roll take on an almost forgotten form in which style trumps substance. Who needs story when you've got a live band on stage composed of horny half-men, half-goats and a chorus of frenzied maidens in lingerie?Louis Butelli, Chas LiBretto, and Robert Richmond share credit for directing and "freely" adapting "Cyclops: A Rock Opera," which is constructed around a one-night-only performance of a band called "The Satyrs." An energized Butelli is the lead singer, clad—as are all the band's members—in marvelously furry chaps and given to bleating and stamping his hoof, »
2 items from 2011
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