Phèdre is the supreme act of theatrical jujitsu. It takes the hysteria which characterizes the Greek form (though Phèdre is not a Greek play, having been written by Jean Racine in 1677) and turns it into a narrative device. Phèdre (Helen Mirren) is not just the Queen of Athens; she is a drama queen as […]
Archives for September 20, 2009
There’s something special about seeing the first play done in a newly renovated theater. The Burke Theater at the US Navy Memorial’s Heritage Center is now a beautiful little black box, sharp and intimate. Unfortunately, Stroyka Theater’s Chess
Audience Choice Awards – 2008/09 Season
Audience Choice Awards Winners 2009 Announced
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