Thousands of Years – Rome Reviewed by Tim Treanor This is kind of a cute idea – first-century lovers whose bond is so powerful that it compels them to reappear again and again over the next two thousand years in the Eternal City, notwithstanding war, heartache and death.
Archives for July 26, 2008
The Frustrations of Stoker Pratt Reviewed by Miranda Hall Stoker Pratt double-dog dares you to try and out-prank him. Ignite the tool shed. Scribble mustaches in art history books. Steal a pirate hat from the history department. You cannot win – he’s done it all.
Diamond Dead by Danielle Martin I love Zombies. I think they’re cool, and so do all the other people who stood in line to see this show with me. And it was written by the same dude who composed Rocky Horror Picture Show.
We Three Reviewed by Tim Treanor Subtle, closely observed, full of compassion, We Three is a wonderful little play animated by some superb acting, including the best performance I have seen at this year’s Fringe.
Muscle and Mortar: Animating Architecture Reviewed by Hunter Styles The massive atrium of the National Building Museum is deserted as audience members step inside. Echoes bounce to the far walls
The Object of My Obsession Reviewed by Tim Treanor “We have free Ex-Lax after the show,” playwright Mike Fox announces cheerily during the intermission. He’s joking, of course. But the thought is appreciated, since never before has there been a play so much in need of an enema.
Tales of Doomed Love (or is it Ever Worth it?) Reviewed by Steven McKnight If you ever enjoyed the “fractured fairy tales” on the Rocky and Bullwinkle Show as a child, here’s an adult version
Uncle Tom, Uncle Sam, Uncle Ben, and the Rest Reviewed by Miranda HallUncle Sam is dead. Guided by the urging of a Fellow American, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s protagonist Uncle Tom, pancake matriarch Aunt Jemima,
Self Accusation Reviewed by Danielle Martin Theatre Du Jour and DC Arts Center collaborate to bring us Peter Handke’s Self Accusation! In the DC Arts Center itself, this simple blackbox builds an auditory atmosphere all abuzz in preparation