Blithe Spirit has been around for ages, and now is as good a time as any to be reminded why. It’s got a fun premise – imagining love’s reach beyond the afterlife – and with the right performers and the right touch, it’s comforting and provokingly tender. Without giving too much away, the two wives […]
Just when you think you’ve seen Cinderella more than enough times, Puppet Co. offers yet another version enchanting enough to warrant a re-visit. Loved throughout the world, this timeless tale gets a fresh re-telling via a wonderful script by Christopher Piper that provides a back-story about the character known as Ella, beloved daughter awaiting her […]
Get ready for a slamming battle of the bands at Adventure Theatre MTC when Big Nate goes up against Goody Girl Gina, and his own beloved Jenny all while staying out of detention. Bursting with energy and fun music, great lyrics and true to life comic strip characters, Big Nate, based on the familiar comic […]
Sometimes a play seems to have a mind of its own, and like an independent child, leaves its warm nurturing nest, wins awards across the country, and, in this case, gets turned into a film. That’s what happened to ‘Neitzsche’ Ate Here by local playwright Roy C. Berkowitz which returns home to DC for a […]
You could tell that an old tale was getting fresh new treatment from the first hip-hopping beat to when a cool dude wolf bops along dropping the scoop from His perspective for a change. And is it an eye opener. The original flava-fresh script by Christopher Piper offers delightful new twists about what really might […]
With The Convert, Danai Gurira proves that, in this shorter-is-sweeter era, three act plays can draw a packed house. Set in the 1890′s in what was then known as Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, Gurira’s characters each grapple, in achingly believable ways, with the effects of white British colonial rule and the enforcement of Christian dogma.