There they were on Saturday, May 15th laughing so loud that I thought they were two sloshed guys who wandered into the DCAC, but they were Randy Blair and Timothy Michael Drucker, who co-wrote the book (Randy also wrote the lyrics) to Landless Theatre’s latest outrageous musical Perez Hilton Saves The Universe! (or at least […]
Archives for May 18, 2010
The Atlantic Theatre Company has borrowed from the past and come up with a British play circa 1997 called Gabriel by Moira Buffini. It’s a play set in a dimly remembered moment in British history when the Nazis occupied the British Channel Islands, one of which, Guernsey, is the play’s setting.
Call it a taboo love story, call it child molestation. However you feel about the subject matter of David Harrower’s play Blackbird, Everyman Theatre’s production is 90 minutes of nail-biting, heart-flipping perfection.
Director Derek Goldman finds the all too-human complexities and unsettling truths in the story of a charged reunion between a young woman named Una (Megan Anderson) and Ray (David Parkes), who was her 40-year-old lover when she was 12.
If only your reviewer wrote as rapidly as Lumina’s astoundingly accomplished young performers declaim poetry, verse (and reverse) and verbal pyrotechnics by, and in the manner of Sophocles and Shakespeare, this review would be a stream-of-consciousness critique chock-a-block with tropes,
If you are the type of theatre lover who has a copy of every recording of every Cole Porter musical and every biography of the man who gave us “Anything Goes,” “Kiss Me, Kate” and “High Society” – not to mention “I Love Paris,” “What Is This Thing Called Love?” and “In the Still of […]
Stephanie D’Abruzzo on playing the loveable Trixie in The Kennedy Center’s Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical Stephanie D’Abruzzo is one of the most talented performers on this earth. Most theatergoers know her as Kate Monster and Lucy the Slut in Avenue Q. Kids of all ages know her from her many appearances on “Sesame Street”, […]