In the spring of 2014, Theater J presented a concert reading of Stars of David: Story to Song, based on Abigail Pogrebin’s best-selling book, for a benefit, and those involved saw something very special. That’s why the company was ecstatic to get the chance to stage a limited production of the hit 2013 Off-Broadway musical: December […]
Archives for December 17, 2015
Forget the pastoral images of Arden, or the shepherds and royalty you might expect from this play. Synetic’s dance-theatre rendition of As You Like It has all the dark twists and haunted images we’ve come to expect from the underground theatre, and a few turns we might not have foreseen.
An Irish Carol is a tale of Christmas redemption that tastes not of sugar cookies and eggnog, but salted peanuts and shots of Jameson. The spirits here are of the earthbound, liquid variety instead of spectral tour guides from beyond but they prove to be ever as potent and revelatory for Dublin pub owner David.