We have found no better wish for the New Year than that from poet/lyricist Fran Landesman. A TOAST Here’s pearls in your oyster Here’s plums in your pie Here’s fun in your future And stars in your sky Here’s mail in your mailbox Here’s wisdom and wealth Here’s sun in your summer Good luck and […]
Archives for December 2009
DC Theatre Scene talks about the contributions made by Potomac Stages in its 8 years of publication.
The Broadway tour of Young Frankenstein is an entertaining package of raucous slapstick comedy, big, brassy, musical numbers, and awe-inspiring set pieces.
Interviews with director Stephen Nachamie, musical director Christopher Youstra, and performers Todd Alan Johnson (King Arthur), Aaron Ramey (Sir Lancelot), Evan Casey (Mordred), and Bill Largess (Merlyn and Pellinore).
The Kennedy Center’s revival of Ragtime, which Broadway producers picked up with most of its cast intact for a run at the Neil Simon, giving Washington performers Tracy Lynn Olivera, Dan Manning, and Donna Migliaccio their first Broadway credits, will close after a disappointing run of 57 performances on Sunday, January 3rd, 2010. Peter Marks […]
Judy Gold’s solo show Mommie Queerest is a wonderful juxtaposition of the mundane, the unusual, and the occasionally outrageous.
Washington Shakespeare invites you to usher out 2009 with some of Washington’s favorite actors doing scenes by Shakespeare and others. Fox 5’s Sue Palka will be joined by Ian Armstrong, Sara Barker, Frank Britton, Christopher Buchanan, Zoe Cowan,
Tim Treanor finds the return of C. S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters fiercer, more focused, and more visceral than its 2008 production.
Dec 23, 2009 — Deborah Kirby, who founded Journeymen Theater five years ago, has announced the closing of her company. Kirby, whose work examined Christianity through the lens of theatre,
Interviews with Ed Gero, stepping into the shoes of Scrooge, and Broadway’s Terry Burrell, applying her signature to the role of Julie in Show Boat.
Watching Black Nativity, the Granddaddy of gospel musicals, is like going back in time, way back to the inception of what the Christmas season is all about.
The Audible Group creates a new audio adaptation of the O. Henry classic story of the true meaning of giving, set in 1930’s northeast neighborhood of Washington, DC.