Summer Snark

1. The Kung Fu Importance of Being Earnest

A retelling of the Oscar Wilde’s comedy of errors, in which two English gentlemen lead double lives … and settle their differences according to the ancient methods of the Shaolin monks.

2. The Nigerian Spam Scam Scam

Dean Cameron builds a play out of his real-life correspondence with a Nigerian e-mail scammer, for which he assumed the identity of a sexually confused millionaire (directed by The Aristocrats’ Paul Provenza).

3. The True Life Story of [YOUR Name here]

Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Youngblood company launched an actual ten-day eBay auction in search of a true-life story to write—and here’s the high bidder’s tale, turned into a drama.

Summer Snark