Interrogation

Free food! Free drinks! Door prizes! Interrogation is the latest dark comedy from John Feffer. Written and performed by John Feffer Directed by Matty Griffiths   Capital Fringe Festival Mountain 900 Mass Ave. NW Washington, DC 7/10 @ 8:30 pm 7/12 @ 10:15 pm 7/18 @ 8:15 pm 7/24 @ 6 pm 7/26 @ 1 pm   Facebook: interrogationatthefringe   tickets: 866.811.4111 or order them online...
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When Government Breaks the Fourth Wall

You’re at the theater. You’re sitting in your seat, paying attention to what’s going on in front of you. If the play is any good, you’ve completely forgotten that you’re sitting in a theater. You are absorbed in the new world unfolding in front of you. The theater has cast a spell over you. Then, suddenly, the actor on stage turns to the audience and begins speaking...
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The Politician

A crisis is a terrible thing to waste. Peter Peters returns as a ruthless politician in a full-length show that combines last year’s Fringe hit The Pundit with its thrilling sequel. “Deflates its target with a sharp satiric pin,” said The Washington Post of last year’s sold-out run. Written by John Feffer Directed by Doug Krehbel Starring Sean Coe as the politician, with Michael Crowley,...
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American Politics Needs More Drama

I like my politics the way I like my baseball. I prefer to wait for the highlights reel. Like baseball, political events in Washington, D.C. tend to be long and boring, punctuated by the occasional home run speech or graceful double-play legislative maneuver in Congress. Have you ever wondered why, when you turn on C-Span, the legislators give their speeches to nearly empty chambers? It’s...
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Playing the Pundit

As a pundit, I’ve had my share of uncomfortable moments. I’ve been in front of the cameras and suddenly blanked on the name of a former South Korean president or the precise year when North Korea conducted its first nuclear test. Such embarrassing lapses, for a Korean expert at least, are comparable to forgetting your own child’s birthday. Still, you develop workarounds for...
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The Pundit

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Ambitious Washington pundit Peter Peters is an expert on everything, even things he’s never heard of before. His slick media appearances put him on the fast track…until one of his interviews blows up in his face. Written by John Feffer Directed by Doug Krehbel Starring John Feffer as the pundit, with Matthew Ancarrow, Sean Coe, Anthony...
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