Washington Square News

‘50th & 4th’ Proves Frigid Festival Has Warm Potential

‘50th & 4th’ Proves Frigid Festival Has Warm Potential

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

New York playwright Mike Lemme debuted his newest comedy, “50th & 4th,” Wednesday night, as part of the 2018 Frigid Festival.

Lemme Stretches Comedy to a Series

Lemme Stretches Comedy to a Series

By Jessica Tien, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Comedian Mike Lemme opens up on his inspiration and how to find your own particular brand of comedy (hint: it involves a lot of practice).

The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

By Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

With just the right amount of Halloween gore and vulgarity, "The Pumpkin Pie Show: Stump Speeches" perfectly parodies the 2016 presidential election, throwing shade (or rather, guts) at both sides of the partisan debate.

Over-the-Top Comedy at Under St. Marks

Over-the-Top Comedy at Under St. Marks

By Thomas Miritello, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

In the latest installation of its monthly "Live in the Village" series, comedians Under St. Marks put on a commendable performance, even despite its less-than-full crowd.

A Show for the Kings and Queens of Halloween

A Show for the Kings and Queens of Halloween

By Michael Landes, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

Dandy Darkly's new solo show "Myth Mouth" creates a wildly entertaining performance from his quirky, unexpected monologues: be prepared for sloth meat, dogs in space and ostentatious costumes.