Archives for December 1, 2015

Play about cabaret performers during Holocaust, Total Verrückt! opens Thursday

We learned yesterday of the touring production of Total Verrückt!, a play about the transcendence of the human spirit in times of pain and suffering. We hope that as many of you as possible will take time to see it this week in its brief stay at Baltimore Theatre Project. In support of which, we […]

Holiday Memories from WSC Avant Bard (review)

We think of ourselves as a forward-looking people, but our holidays are all firmly rooted in the past — specifically, in the sepia-tinted days of our early youth, when the air was cold and suffused with pine, clove, and the smell of baking cookies.

Catone in Utica from Opera Lafayette (review)

There’s much to learn watching a production being remounted by essentially the same team. The riches and new challenges proved fascinating in the rarity of Vivaldi’s Catone in Utica that played for two performances this past weekend at the Kennedy Center.

Black Nativity at Theater Alliance (review)

Having seen numerous renditions of Black Nativity over the years, I didn’t rush to Theater Alliance last year despite hearing how fabulous it was and ended up missing it.  When it swept the Helen Hayes nominations and awards this year, I was thrilled to get a chance to see for myself what the buzz was all […]

George Is Dead funny women Kerri Rambow and Fiona Blackshaw

DC theater veterans Kerri Rambow and Fiona Blackshaw headline George is Dead, written by comedic icon Elaine May (Heaven Can Wait, The Birdcage). The one-hour play, opening December 3rd, will be the inaugural show from The Klunch, the new theater company launched by Cherry Red Productions co-founder Ian Allen.

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