The atheist Augustine Early (Eric Lucas), a poor boy from Kansas, discovered at an early age the liberating force of deciding that there is no God. So he burns down his trailer in order to give himself and his mom better Section 8 housing.
Archives for February 2010
One of the most popular musicals of all time, Little Shop of Horrors tells the story of the well-meaning flower shop employee Seymour Krelborn and his wisecracking carnivorous plant, Audrey II. Seymour delights in the attention his leafy friend attracts, but when Audrey II develops a craving for human flesh, the situation spins out of […]
The Ambassador Theater is presenting the Washington DC premiere of Summer at Nohant, a Romantic-period comedy in three acts, celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Frederic Chopin’s birth. Nohant, the estate of Aurore Dudevant, known to the world as George Sand is an artists’ retreat where Frederic Chopin, is composing his sonata in B minor. His […]
Natalie Toro who plays Camila in the national tour of In the Heights talks about touring with the show, her career and advice for young Latina performers.
Though significantly different from Prokofiev’s original symphony of Peter and the Wolf, Imagination Stage’s adaptation is a very entertaining show.
When they say “long form” improv, boy, they really mean it. Such was New York’s Upright Citizens Brigade, whose touring company makes its second stint of weekend performances (they are here until March 27th) at Sidney Harman Hall, co-produced by UCB and DCComedy.org.
Gdirl from Gdansk, the latest play from Ireland’s Liam Heylin being given its world premiere here by Keegan Theatre, is an appealing work whose gentle charms gradually enfold the audience.
Washington DC gets a new theatrical firm, Capital Talent Agency headed by noted director/producer Jeremy Skidmore and his partner Roger Yoerges.
No Rules Theatre Company brings Neil LaBute’s dark comedy Some Girl(s) to the H Street Playhouse.
Treemonisha – This rarely seen classical creation by Scott Joplin glimmers with bits of ragtime, jazzy undertones and strong cultural messages, packaged as a light opera.
Henry V, in part, an account of Henry’s against-all-odds campaign against the French, culminating in his fantastic triumph at Agincourt. At bottom, it is a description of how a moral man exercises great power.
Stamp collecting is far more risky than you think. After their mother’s death, two estranged half-sisters discover a book of rare stamps that may include the crown jewel for collectors. One sister tries to collect on the windfall, while the other resists for sentimental reasons. In this gripping tale, a seemingly simple sale becomes dangerous […]