Writers, one could argue, wield the most power out of any of us, since they build and destroy worlds with the flip of a pencil, the turn of a new idea. In Sybil R. Williams’s new play for the In Series, Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral speaks more humbly of her craft. “The people walking on […]
Archives for April 19, 2010
Starring Maurice Hines and a fabulous cast of dancers and singers, the Arena Stage production of Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies at the Lincoln Theatre is, hands down, the hottest show in town.
The estimable Paul Scott Goodman, who gave us the semi-autobiographical musical Rooms: A Rock Romance two years ago, is in town with his much-more-autobiographical Son of a Stand Up Comedian. Careful, Paul! Real life is incomparably messier than the tight narrative arc you crafted for Rooms,