Some artists you can trust to bring their artistry to new heights, and that no matter what they do, it will be an electrifying and exuberant experience. Marc Bamuthi Joseph is one of those artists. Featured as part The Kennedy Center’s Collaboration with the Hi-ARTS/Hip-Hop Theater Festival, Joseph’s red, black & GREEN: a blues serves up […]
Ambassador Theater’s latest production has just opened at Mead Theatre Lab. Happily Ever After’s three scenes explore the landscape of loneliness and aloneness experienced in various stages of “relationships.” Whether it’s a misunderstanding that causes a couple to inadvertently stand each other up, a one-night stand with emotional possibilities, or the inner turmoil of a […]
Yellow Face by David Henry Hwang is a soul searching romp raising questions about racial identify, profiling, radical self-acceptance and more. Hwang’s writing is direct and sincere as he unveils his reactions to events that unfolded in his life while exploring his own intentions and motives as a playwright, an Asian American, and dutiful son.
For a fast blast to the past of a speak-easy, a cool jazzy set is swinging at the Flashpoint Mead Theatre Lab. With creative and stylistic verve, Pointless Theatre has organized the songs made famous by Cab Calloway in a back-story bringing the characters to life with cartoonish flair. The lyrics unfold to tell the […]
The image of presents, presents everywhere as far as the eye can see, a treasure trove of Christmas cheer awaits all who enter Adventure Stage.In the midst of the bounty, a little hapless somewhat fledging partridge named Shirley must carry on the time-honored tradition of orchestrating the Twelve Days of Christmas song when absolutely Nothing […]
MetroStage’s production of Gee’s Bend is everything I could possibly hope for. The story spans seventy years in ninety minutes and explores characters behind the famed Gee’s Bend quilts by focusing on a mother and two daughters in an isolated part of rural Alabama. The small African American community tucked into the “bend” of the […]