Composer Jason Robert Brown on his newest works:13, Trumpet of the Swan, his children’s book “Tickety-Tock”and on Open Circle’s unique production of Songs for a New World By Joel Markowitz Jason Robert Brown’s beautiful scores of The Last 5 Years and Parade has been produced by several DC theatre companies. Last year Jason’s incredible piano […]
Archives for October 2008
Landless Theatre is throwing out a costume challenge to its audiences coming to see its show about the zombie rock band Diamond Dead on Halloween: best costume – and they are the judges of that – wins $100. Diamond Dead is being reprised from its Capital Fringe debut for two 10:30 pm performances only: Fri […]
Beginning tonight, and extending over these last few days running up to the Nov 4 presidential election, XX (eXtreme eXchange) and Georgetown University – are presenting their examinations, not of the candidates, but of the voters themselves.
Honey Brown Eyes written by Stefanie Zadravec directed by Jessica Lefkow produced by Theater J reviewed by Debbie Minter Jackson Ethnic cleansing. Serbians and Croatians. Sarajevo. There was a time, not long ago when these terms and names were as unfamiliar as ancient languages or distant planets. It wasn’t long before everyday Americans got a […]
Naomi Jacobson, the chameleon-like character actor whose work in such diverse pieces as A Bridge Too Far, Maria/Stuart, Dead Man’s Cell phone and State of the Union has won her widespread Washington critical acclaim, has been awarded a Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship by the Ten Chimneys Foundation, the Foundation announced yesterday.
LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE BOYZ! Joel Markowitz interviews the cast of Altar Boyz Joel Markowitz had a heavenly time schmoozing with five talented young singers, actors and dancers who are burning up the Bethesda Theatre Stage, listening to confessions, and saving the souls of it’s wildly applauding audiences.
As American As by Ken Prestininzi directed by Shirley Serotsky produced by Journeymen Theater Ensemble reviewed by Janice Cane The premise of the dark comedy As American As is promising. What is the ultimate price of freedom and security? What does it mean to be patriotic in our post-9/11 world? How much would we sacrifice […]
The Missiles of October adapted by Karey Faulkner from a teleplay by Stanley R. Greenberg based in part on the book “Thirteen Days” by Robert F. Kennedy directed by Karey Faulkner produced by The Heritage Theatre Company reviewed by Tim Treanor Heritage, a relatively young company which, as its mission, produces plays about American history, […]
The Hand (La Mano) by playwright German Madrid directed by Antonia Castillo produced by Carro de Baco, Barcelona, Spain, and Teatro De La Luna reviewed by Rosalind Lacy The Hand (La Mano), by German Madrid, Spain’s gift to Teatro de la Luna’s Eleventh International Festival of Hispanic Theater is a mordantly witty puzzler, the kind […]
Irma La Douce, A Body of Water, Romantic Poetry by Richard Seff Mel Miller has been bringing Musicals Tonite to New Yorkers since 1998. What are they? They are a sort of watered down version of Encores!, which means only that they are staged concert readings produced on a tiny budget in a small theatre, […]