After watching a performance of American Buffalo in Chicago about 8 years ago, as we exited into the lobby, we saw a series of overhanging tickets suggesting ways we, the audience, could contribute to the company. Those tickets read, as I remember, ”$15 – a case of toilet paper; $40 – copier paper for a month; $200 – intern salary for a month; $2,000 – sponsor the next production,” and so on. The company invited patrons to tear off a ticket, write a check, and hand it in at the box office. We went for the copier paper. [Read more...]
This month, theatreWashington’s Show Tunes & Cocktails moves to Signature. Their invite: “We’re free of political sing to the rafters and kick off 2013 with a Show Tunes bang while sipping delicious Cocktails and clinking glasses with friends at Washington’s favorite monthly sing-a-long. Featuring pianist extraordinaire Glenn Pearson with special guest Maria Rizzo from Keegan Theatre’s upcoming production of Cabaret.”
Free parking at nearby garages. There’s no cover charge and no RSVP required. Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA.