Meet Meghan Grady Appearing in Speed-The-Plow One in a continuing series on Knockout Performances By Joel Markowitz On Thursday, October 25th, I witnessed one of those rare nights in the theatre where a young actress had the audience eating out of her hands, or in this case – book. Who is that scene stealing actress […]
Archives for October 2007
Kit Marlowe By David Grimm Directed by Jessie R. Gallogly Produced by Rorschach Theatre Reviewed by Tim Treanor David Grimm’s Kit Marlowe is a history play, written in the old style and the high language, so full of juice and life and sweetness of phrase that it could have been written by Marlowe himself, had […]
redshirts By Dana Yeaton Directed by Lou Bellamy Produced by Round House Theatre in conjunction with Penumbra Theatre Reviewed by Debbie Minter Jackson What do Emily Dickenson, iambic pentameter, and modern poetry have to do with a bunch of newly recruited black college football players, itching to make the next great play and score with […]
The first review from Kids Stages – our new coverage of theatre for and by kids. ___________________________ THE JUNGLE BOOK A musical based on the book by Rudyard Kipling Music and lyrics by Daniel Levy Book and lyrics by April-Dawn Gladu Directed by Kathryn Chase Bryer Produced by Imagination Stage Reviewed by Johnny Perl The […]
The Women of Brewster Place Book, music and lyrics by Tim Acito Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor Directed by Molly Smith Produced by Arena Stage Reviewed by Debbie Minter Jackson The postcard artwork for the long awaited women of Brewster Place tells it all – women of various appearances, different bearings and expressions, […]
Flowers for Algernon By David Rogers, based on a novel by Daniel Keyes Directed by Matt Ripa Produced by Landless Theatre Company Reviewed by Tim Treanor There are many things wrong with Landless Theatre Company’s production of Flowers for Algernon, but before we get to them let us celebrate the fine performance by Matt Baughman […]
Rashomon Adapted and directed by Tobin Atkinson Produced by Meat and Potato Theatre Reviewed by Ronnie Ruff Meat and Potato Theatre’s season opener shows the company’s continued commitment to risk and attention to detail.
As You Like It By William Shakespeare Directed by Derek Goldman Produced by Folger Theatre Reviewed by Tim Treanor As You Like It is kind of a crazy play, and the Folger Theatre’s pleasant production of it does not add to coherence. In a nutshell: Orlando (Noel Vélez), youngest son of the late Roland du […]
Women of 50 (Mujeres de 50) By Daniela Di Segni and Hilda Levy Directed by Liliana Pecora Produced by Teatro De La Luna – International Hispanic Festival Reviewed by Rosalind Lacy Argentine actress Liliana Pecora is the Sarah Bernhardt of comic actresses. Pecora doesn’t speak English at all, she told us on opening night. That’s […]
Joel Markowitz interviews the composer/lyricist/librettist This concludes our three part series of the journey of The Women of Brewster Place from Alliance Theatre in Atlanta to its opening here the Kreeger Theatre at Arena Stage.