As you all know, I run around a lot and see many shows, and sometimes when I see something unique and wonderful, I like to share it with my readers, so here we go! Galactica, Walter and Arielle Gottlieb and attending Philadelphia’s Barrymore Awards Jeffrey Johnson on playing Special Agent Galactica: (Click on each link […]
Archives for October 2009
During a dress rehearsal for Woolly Mammoth’s Full Circle, actor Michael Willis nearly tripped headlong over an audience member. The audience member wasn’t up on stage; Willis, like the rest of the cast, was in the audience. “Suddenly we’re mixing the environments,” said Willis, who managed to make it up a staircase in time for […]
Superior Donuts would seem to be playwright Tracy Letts’ Ah, Wilderness! After showing us the seamy side of the human condition in Bug, Killer Joe and August: Osage County, he’s dug back into the happy
Much Ado About Nothing is Shakespeare’s best comedy, if we properly understand The Merchant of Venice to be a tragedy and A Midsummer Night’s Dream to be a freakin’ miracle. It is full of breathtaking wit; its characters are ripe and full and deep; and the second chances it arranges
Every 25 years or so, Lynne Sigler likes to pre-heat the oven, roll out and pound the pie dough, and make those “Worst Pies in London”. Co-starring with Helen Hayes nominee Russell Sunday, who plays the demon barber of Fleet Street
“Lost In White Plains” just didn’t have the same ring to it. It had to be Yonkers – or, say it all together now: “Yahn-kahs” – that Big Apple burb of bustling immigrant life into which Neil Simon’s two rascally young protagonists are suddenly plunked down.
Think of Barrio Grrrl!, the charming new children’s musical making its world premiere at the Kennedy Center, as the little sister to Broadway’s In the Heights,
The justly celebrated Conor McPherson, whose The Weir and Dublin Carol do honor to an Irish storytelling tradition stretching back to Swift, Joyce, Yeats, Shaw, and Wilde, has written an honest, gripping piece
The Georgetown Theatre Company asked DC Theatre Scene to review its original production, Dracula – A Family Musical, which is now playing at the Food Court of the Shops at Georgetown Park. Thus I am obliged to file this melancholy report.
Whether Andrea Julia is fluttering a fan, talking to a doll, or writhing in agony with a wire sculpture, this chameleon-like, Argentine actress embodies Federico Garcia Lorca,