If you have never experienced Commedia del Arte, a great opportunity exists with the new work The House with Two Doors playing at Fort Fringe. If you have seen Faction of Fools’ Matthew R. Wilson perform The Great One-Man Commedia Epic, you know how much fun commedia can be when done well.
Archives for April 2010
On Monday, April 26th at 8pm, Harvey Fierstein and the cast of the national touring company of Fiddler on the Roof will perform Raising the Roof, a cabaret to benefit the national non-profit, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS at Town Danceboutique, a premiere gay dance club and performance venue.
The delicate rhythms of grief are explored in Imagination Stage’s affecting The Dancing Princesses, featuring a winsome score by Christopher Youstra and a compassionate book by Allyson Currin.
Graceful, elegant, and haunting, The Trip to Bountiful is lovingly given its due by Quotidian Theatre, led by the magnificent Jane Squier Bruns as Carrie Watts.
Stephen Sondheim’s body of work is so vast, so varied, it’s only fitting that the tributes and galas and retrospectives should be sprouting up all over the place now that he’s entered his eighties and taken us along with him. Though there hasn’t been a new work (except for Road Show, née Bounce which hasn’t […]
For the past two years, I have attended the ShowBiz Expo at The Hilton in New York City. Like everyone else there – actors, writers, filmmakers, designers, producers, directors, the press, marketing firms, and so many vendors and exhibitors selling headshots, dental whitening, theatre training
What a difference a decade makes! Let alone two or three. The attraction slowly growing in The Old Settler – between a fresh-faced young man of 29 and a downcast spinster of 55 – pushes a few love taboos,
Director Serge Seiden’s refinement of the play’s claustrophobic emotions and its fidget-worthy strings of dialogue will leave some audiences dumbstruck by its honesty.
Happenstance Theatre’s The Seven Ages of Mime plies the ancient art in an hour of poetic silence, laugh-out-loud slapstick and historical storytelling.
Mark Jaster and Sabrina Mandell
delivers in both senses of the word, taking playgoers on a wild and enchanting ride through the vast and venerable history of the original performance art.
Joel Markowitz is always discovering new talent, and now media sources are discovering him. His DCTS column, Theatre Schmooze, is packed with performer news and views and he has done scores of interviews for DCTS, sitting down with stars and newcomers alike. Recently, Joel added a monthly preview column on BroadwayWorld to his busy to-do […]
Those who prefer some brains with their bong-chica-bong-bong will revel in Olney Theatre Center’s goofy and gossamer-light production of Triumph of Love, directed by Clay Hopper with an appreciation for the old slap and tickle.
Skip the fall down Wonderland’s rabbit hole and check out this bizarre yet unique look at time travel through the eyes of demure but adventurous Victorian ladies. On The Verge, or The Geography of Yearning as staged by Jackson Phippin is chock full of good things.