The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre has partnered with DCComedy.org to bring the very best improv comedians from their theatres in NYC and LA to DC. The UCB TourCo show consists of two hilarious halves of the freshest longform improv the nation has to offer. The TourCo cast is hand-picked from the best improv comedians in […]
Archives for January 17, 2010
This delicate yet profound story of love, loss, yearning, illusion and escape continues to fascinate audiences six decades after its premiere.
Liam Heylin’s new play is the story of two brothers trying to survive beyond the shadow of their past.
An estranged daughter reunites with her father, a painter in Granada, only to fall in love with his 20 year-old Moroccan houseboy and sometime-lover.
The familiar musical story is expanded into a lively theatrical version, with bold movement and original songs.
Grease, Time Magazine’s 2007 pick for “#1 musical of the year,” is rockin’ across the country in this new production direct from Broadway. Take a trip to a simpler time of poodle skirts, drive-ins, and T-birds.
In this loose retelling of Euripides’ Medea, Marina Carr (Woman and Scarecrow, Portia Coughlan) blends the mythic with the modern,
Playwright Lydia R. Diamond discusses how Stick Fly, started as a “lighter, family play”, a relief from her more emotionally charged works, presented unexpected challenges and when in history she would have liked to be a ‘fly on the wall’.
The spirit moves throughout the telling of this story. The text is deeply rooted in a lyrical language that adds to the crescendo of the emotional and sexual tension.