Archives for January 10, 2017

Women of a Certain Age, Play Three of The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family (review)

Here we are again on Election Day 2016, a day many Americans would be loath to relive, except for the obvious.

What Did You Expect?: Play Two of The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family (review)

It is September 2016 and like many Americans who slogged through an endless, brutal summer of presidential campaigning, the Gabriel family seems frayed around the edges.

Hungry, Play One of The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family (review)

Right now, “the room where it happens” happens to be the Kennedy Center Theater Lab, where Richard Nelson’s achingly prescient and intimate trilogy of plays The Gabriels pays a different sort, but equally electrifying tribute to the American ethos and spirit as the hit musical Hamilton. 

Charm cuts to the heart of gender issues at Mosaic Theater (review)

Mosaic Theater Company sharpens its reputation for cutting edge theatre yet again with Charm by Philip Dawkins, now getting national attention and acclaim for spotlighting gender fluidity issues and showcasing transgender and transsexual performers.

In Series delivers infectious Irving Berlin: A Simple Melody (review)

Shakespeare once wrote “if music be the food of love, play on.” Another wordsmith, who doubled as a tunesmith, boiled that sentiment down to the even more succinctly stated “Say it with music.” And did he ever!

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