Bell rings with truth, a fitting tribute The tribute to the life-loving and life-changing inventor Alexander Graham Bell would be welcome on any stage but feels very much at home in the Grosvenor Auditorium, where National Geographic Live is debuting the new one person play, their first foray into theatre production. The National Geographic Society […]
Bell by Jim Lehrer, starring Rick Foucheux, runs through September 21 When we caught up with Rick Foucheux, he had just begun rehearsals for Bell, the new solo play written by veteran TV journalist and author Jim Lehrer. The short rehearsal period comes to a close this week as the play’s subject, Alexander Graham Bell […]
Rorschach Theatre had two reasons to celebrate last night. On August 19, they debuted Neverwhere at Atlas Performing Arts Center and ended a successful fundraising effort. Not unusual for nonprofit theatre but there’s a twist. The funds were raised through Kickstarter, the crowdfunding site for creative projects.
Take away the nearly unseen director, the memorable songs, the dazzling dance numbers, and the high-kicking finale in A Chorus Line and what’s left are the stories of dancers desperate for a job. More than a musical about an audition, Chorus Line gives voice to the “gypsies” – the dancers who must fight for jobs […]
What could be better than one Alan Bennett? How about two? The British playwright (The History Boys, Talking Heads) often injects pieces of his personal life into his work. In The Lady in the Van, Bennett not only recounts a unique fifteen year portion of his life, he is both major character and Greek chorus […]
You have to hand it to Jack Marshall. While his company, American Century Theater, values works from the past, Marshall has dusted off a charming musical about traditional marriage from the 60′s and re-interpreted it for what he calls ” a post-DOMA America”. Does the concept work for the show subtitled “a musical about a […]