Granted, ODC Theater is small to begin with, but still–it was a full house.I eagerly waited for the show to start while trying not to listen to the man behind me who was bragging about how singers always tell him he has a singing voice.Their discourse reveals a script that seems to warmly embrace the e-romance process while poking fun at its failings.ODC Theater Artist-in-Residence Christopher Winslow’s score spans genres deftly, culling elements of rock, salsa, reggae, sea shanties, R&B and more into a predominately jazzy/cabaret motif.Silva, a creative team member at ATTN, joins Emily and Deanna this week to explain her One Direction feelings and why she swears by Twitter.Plus, Silva talks about creating content for ATTN, filling the girls in on what she's learned about transgender issues like gender dysphoria and reassignment surgery. Comedian and You Tube personality Jordan Doww joins Emily and Deanna for this week's HTBLO!Plus, Chris gives his take on everything from Kardashian culture to Nike's unicorn sneakers during a game of Thirsty or Savvy.Actor/writer Allyn Morse (Scotch Moses) joins Deanna as well as guest host Bryan Safi for this week's HTBLO!
Winslow intentionally drew from a variety of musical styles and genres, from blues to rock to power ballads, which marks a bit of a departure from past work that was created in a more theatrical, chamber-opera style. "When we thought of a fun topic for theater, online dating immediately came to us," Winslow says. "Gavin would send me lyrics, and I'd set music to them, and we'd share this material back and forth." A large component of the piece centers around the fabrication of the characters' online personas, placing the musical smack in the center of the fantasies that are part and parcel of the virtual world. Also, Davis’ voice constantly drowned out Goldfield’s, and neither of them are great singing prodigies.An urgent need to impress the respective other controls them, so they both end up creating identities that are far from the truth.