Report from Opening Night: Brave New Voices College Tour and DC Youth Poetry Slam By: Porscha “Lyrik” Coleman The 2008 DC Hip Hop Theatre Festival kicked off with a bang last night, as the Brave New Voices College Tour took the stage at The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage.
Archives for July 2008
The 2008 Capital Fringe Festival – unjuried, risk-taking independent performing arts. Join us July 10-27, 2008 to celebrate the performing arts in the nation’s capital. NEW THIS YEAR!! THE FRINGE BUTTON! Buttons are REQUIRED for entrance into all Fringe Venues. One button per person, one time purchase. Proceeds from the sale of the will be […]
ROOMS stars in rehearsal for MetroStage show By Joel Markowitz July 6 – New York I fell in love with Natascia Diaz at the Kennedy Center’s 2001 Sondheim Festival, when she played the role of Petra in A Little Night Music, and stole the audience’s hearts with her gorgeous rendition of “The Miller’s Son”.
Stuff Happens by David Hare Directed by Jeremy Skidmore Produced by Olney Theatre Center Reviewed by Ted Ying Politics is the most exciting game in town. Or so says my friend, the political lobbyist. How else can he explain his choice of career, when he has worked in several more lucrative professions? Olney’s Stuff Happens […]
Less than 24 hours before opening, The Hip-Hop Theater Festival announced they had sold out all reserved seats for the entire 5 days. There are, they tell us, some walk-in tickets available. Here’s the word – directly from Festival organizers:
A Conversation with Broadway Actor Hugh Panaro Part of our series that looks at the Philadelphia theatre scene Interviewed by Joel Markowitz
The Neverending Story Based on the novel by Michael Ende . Adapted by David S. Craig Directed by Janet Stanford Produced by Imagination Stage Reviewed by Ted Ying Only a human child can save the land of Fantastica. Such stuff as dreams are made on-or at least children’s fantasy. The Neverending Story is such a fantasy, […]
Mamma Mia! Music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus and some songs with Stig Anderson Book by Catherine Johnson Directed by Phyllida Lloyd Produced by Judy Craymer, Richard East and Björn Ulvaeus for Littlestar, Universal at the National Theatre Reviewed by Gary McMillan If we could harvest the energy on stage at the […]