Archives for February 9, 2011

On the Razzle

Before Tom Stoppard got all metaphysical and mathematical on us, he wrote fluff. The Stoppardian word gymnastics and clever silliness are very much evident in On the Razzle, but it has about as much substance as a Justin Bieber song. And like the Beatles-coiffed tween idol, you can simply enjoy Razzle for what it is—a passing […]

Charming Billy

This is a meditation on the romance of the tragic drunk; the Yeats-quoting dipsomaniac who so feels the world’s pain that it is necessary for him to polish off three-quarters of a bottle of Jameson each night. You may have one of them in your family, or know someone who does, particularly if you’re Irish. […]

Landless Mash Up Fest, Part 1

I’ve got a confession to make. I’m a virgin. When it comes to going to going to Landless Theatre Company, I’ve never done it. I don’t know what I was waiting for.

Landless Mash Up Fest, Part 2

If you’ve been to a Cherry Red or Hope Operas production, you know that Chris Griffin’s work can be a little ‘off the wall’, so he is in company with his hysterical and swingingly good Tarxxxanadu, which closed the evening of two shows with four mash ups from Landless Theatre Company. I was there on […]

Perseus Bayou

Perseus Bayou is making a welcome return to the DC area after an eight year absence.  Now an entirely new generation of children can enjoy the charms of this creative family musical playing at Imagination Stage.

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