Wrong Chopped? That’s Absurd…

Coming up very soon, on May 17 to be exact, Firehouse will present the official-honest-to-God-no-longer-being-workshopped World Premiere of WRONG CHOPPED. Co-written by Dixon Cashwell and Levi Meerovich and directed by Connor Scully, this trio form the theatrical entity Dog Stuff. Cashwell and Scully were two of the VCU students I coached through a stand-up and sketch comedy program at TheatreVCU and I’ve gotten to know Meerovich through the plays he’s written and performed around town. If you think I’m going to go easy on them, forgetaboutit… You see, I have this deep affinity for avant-garde theatre, and that’s how I view WRONG CHOPPED. The creators even bill it as a “dada comedy,” but whi

New work is electric

Recently I had the opportunity to catch up with Chandler Hubbard about his upcoming world premiere of ANIMAL CONTROL, which we will be presenting starting April 17. It was a fun and lively conversation that will be on the Firehouse Podcast soon. Something that has always fascinated me is the development of new work. As an undergrad student I learned the ropes working with a few playwrights and the directors of the various shows during my time at college. As an older graduate student, it was part of my life to mentor new artists and help them develop. I have no idea about what playwright Hubbard and director Joel Bassin have cooked up for ANIMAL CONTROL, as I have yet to read the play or even

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