Pineapple Shaped Lamps

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Bachelorette, the dark comedy by Leslye Headland, is part of the "Seven Deadly Sins" collection. This play (also made into a film that premiered at Sundance in 2012) manifests the sin of greed. Pineapple Shaped Lamps (PSL) opens the show on Thursday, October 26 at 8:00 in Thalian Hall's Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre. 

Marvel Comics

Pineapple Shaped Lamps, or PSL, is a performance troupe known for comedy-and perhaps oddity; the PSL players are not known for drama or tragedy. But the group is taking on a dramatic (maybe tragic) tale: the rise and fall of comic book artist and author Jack Kirby: King Kirby, onstage at Red Barn Studio Theatre on 3rd Street April 13-30. Jack Kirby created comics for Marvel, then DC, then Marvel again, spanning the late 1950s through the late 1970s. He created or co-created Captain America, The Fantastic Four, The Hulk, X-Men, and more. Listen to Director Blake Howard and actor Bryan Cournoyer talk about the play above. 

Pineapple Shaped Lamps (PSL) has been making Wilmington audiences laugh for 6 years now. The group has really grown over the years, as you'll hear from Devin DeMattia. He's been with the troupe since the start. DiMattia joined us in the studio to talk about PSL history and the 6th Anniversary Show, hosted by local actor/director Adrian Monte and featuring both new skits and old favorites.

Devin DiMattia is a local actor and founding member of the performance group, Pineapple Shaped Lamps (PSL).  While he's been comfortable writing skits and short scripts for stage performance, DiMattia has taken the leap to create a full play, one that reflects his appreciation of 20th century radio drama.  DiMattia's The Continuing Adventures of the Crimson Shadow opened last weekend at The Red Barn Studio Theatre and runs Thursdays-Sundays throu