Some folks go to the theater for an intellectual challenge; others, to see great stars or classic Broadway musicals or to find some much needed comic therapy to chase those Great Recession blues away, at least for a couple of hours. Audiences who’ve been flocking to Studio Theatre’s outrageous revival of James Kirkwood’s legendary Legends! […]
Archives for June 23, 2010
“Artistic Blind Dates” is the perfect title for the shows on view at the Source Festival this week: organizers invited three creators – from music, theater and dance – to make something in three months. They had never worked together before and were not even familiar with the other artists’ productions.
This new group of Scene Stealers says a lot about how much talent we have in the DC area and is a tribute to the up-and-coming group of young actors, singers, and dancers who graced our local stages with scene stealing performances, sprinkled with great performances by two of our local theatre veterans.
There Are Little Kingdoms is a collection of stories all taking place in County Cork, Ireland on a single day. While some are mildly interesting and artfully rendered, overall the work is disconnected and lacks dramatic impact.