Presented by Toy Theatre and co-produced with Project Y Theatre Company Written, performed and created by Peter Michael Marino Directed by Michole Biancosino Music by Michael Harren Screen management by Genny Yosco
Remaining dates: May 8 – 16, 2021 Streamed over YouTube NYC Toy Theatre on Facebook
Review by Kitty Drexel
YOUTUBE — We heard about the Zoom science fiction parody play The Planet of the Grapes Live from this American Theatrearticle written by creator Marino. His article is a deep dive manifesto into his inspiration for the Grapes parody of Planet of the Apes. The movie is famously parodied by cherished agents of pop culture such as The Simpsons, Robot Chicken, Spaceballs, etc.
Science fiction parodies make for great entertainment. I needed a good chuckle so I purchased a ticket. Continue reading →
Apologies to the Red Alert stage and ship crews. This review is late because of reasons and for that I am deeply sorry.
(Cambridge, MA) Improv Boston dishes up yet another nerd-licious treat with Red Alert. It follows in the footsteps of such notable shows as ‘My Dark Love: An Improvised Teen Gothic Romance,’ ‘Magic The Gathering: The Improv Show’ or the late, dearly beloved ‘Geek Week.’ It hits that trekkie sweet spot that other science fiction homages miss. It is hosted by Dave Marino who also guest stars as an alien lifeform and slurpy sound effect guy. Continue reading →