2010 Helen Hayes Award Nominees announced

Helen Hayes Awards Chairman of the Board Victor Shargai at the nominations press event. (courtesy of Helen Hayes Awards)

We will remember 2010 as the year in which Arena Stage received three Helen Hayes nominations for outstanding resident musical and no one else – not even the venerable musicmeisters at Signature – got more than one. We will remember 2010 as the year in which Folger Theatre received three nominations for outstanding resident play. […]

Erin Weaver from Comedy of Errors

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Erin Weaver on playing Luciana in the Folger’s The Comedy of Errors It didn’t surprise me when Erin Weaver was awarded The Helen Hayes Award for her performance as Thomasina Coverly in Folger’s Arcadia; I have been a fan of hers since I saw her face full of schmutz and swinging an oversized broom while […]

One Flea Spare

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If Angels in America, given magnificent voice by Forum Theatre last year, showed us what love in the age of plague was like, Naomi Wallace’s One Flea Spare shows us plague spread out on a loveless plain, where pain thrives in the absence of mercy. Another way to say this is that One Flea Spare […]

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