Archives for December 10, 2015

Too Much Light’s back and blazing at Woolly Mammoth (review)

The Neo-Futurists are at it again. Once more they are taking Woolly Mammoth’s stage by storm with their mentally experimental performance of Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind. The show has been running for over 20 years, making audiences laugh, scream, dance, and so much more. That momentum shows no sign of stopping, […]

Musical of O. Henry’s Gift of the Magi makes its area debut at MET

Glancing though director Suzanne Beal’s notes of the Maryland Ensemble Theatre’s script of The Gifts of the Magi, you’ll see entries about her memories dating back to when she was a youngster of the classic O. Henry story, which was first released in 1905.

A Year with Frog and Toad at Imagination Stage (review)

Imagination Stage’s A Year with Frog and Toad is exactly what the title implies: two friends have adventures during the four seasons of spring, summer, fall and winter- and a long sleep of hibernation in deep winter. Based on the popular childrens’ books by Arnold Lobel, the premise itself is simple and this bright musical […]

Renee Calarco develops play foreseeing the aftermath of home grown terrorism in America

The DC playwriters’ collective The Welders is taking a new direction with their latest offering, Our National Museum of the Unforeseen Tragedy. While their previous productions have been full stagings of their member playwrights’ plays (happiness by Bob Bartlett, Not Enuf Lifetimes by Calleen Sinnette Jennings, The Carolina Layaway Grail by Ally Currin), Welder Renee […]

Musical theatre history gets made tonight at the Davenport. Watch it free wherever you are.

Daddy Long Legs, the two person musical now playing off-Broadway, will be live streamed from New York tonight from the Davenport Theatre on 45th Street. While we’ve become accustomed to viewing London shows live streamed events, usually from a theater charging admission, this is the first time any Broadway or Off-Broadway producer has been able […]

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