The 9th Annual Hip-Hop Theater Festival is happening around DC July 6 – 10. All events are free and open to the public. For more details, click here.
Archives for July 7, 2010
On the hottest day of the year, when many in DC were seeking the solace of air conditioning or the local swimming pool, droves of people chose to brave the heat for a scorching hot performance at The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, marking the beginning of the 2010 Hip- Hop Theater Festival.
The weather was ridiculous. Ten days of blazing sunshine, ten nights of balmy breezes. Not a drop of rain, only puffy white clouds; you’d have thought it was Christmas in Barbados. But no, it was Jolly Olde England and I was in London for a feast of theatre.
Here’s another installment in our “where did the story for that musical come from?” file – DVD division. The musical Chicago was drawn from a real-life story that was first a series of newspaper articles, then a comedy on Broadway, then a silent movie, then a sound movie, and only then, a musical blending the […]