Here is a play about – and I hope this is not a spoiler – three people who are the best of friends, mostly taken from the letters they wrote to each other. You see the problem immediately: friendship is ennobling and a great bulwark against the world’s cares, but unless it is tested in […]
Archives for May 14, 2010
Bringing us to the light: Caroline Jane Angell on directing Kensington Arts Theatre’s production of Violet and actresses Autumn Seavey and Allie Bannigan on playing Violet and Younger Violet There is something about the Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley musical Violet that always grabbed me, puts me through an emotional wringer, and makes me wipe […]
If you were in a Washington theatre last night, chances are you heard, announced in a curtain speech, that the D. C. Council is proposing to levy a tax on theatre tickets – a move which will undoubtedly be passed on to audiences in the form of higher prices at the box office.