The story promises to be one that more than enough folks are familiar with—the horrors of dealing with that ill-fated creature of criticism, the mother-in-law. Mother-in-Law: The Musical, written by Suzanne Knapik and directed by Kelli Boyd, ostensibly follows the ups and downs of the relationship between a mother-in-law, her daughter, and her daughter’s wife/partner/whichever […]
Archives for July 14, 2010
What do you imagine Pamela H. Leahigh wrote before she had her first romantic kiss? A sonnet? A letter of unimaginable and unrequited love, directed at the hot boy at school but never sent? A diary entry describing confusion over the first tendrils of amorous longing?
The Capital Fringe, unjuried and uninhibited, is open to every conceivable expression of the theatrical art. I have seen searing psychological drama and raucous solo comedies. I have seen naked people chase each other around the stage throwing beer and dead people playing guitars. There are some things I have yet to see – an […]
DC Theatre Scene covers the 20th anniversary season of this five play festival of new works from Sheperdstown, West Virginia.
Send in the clowns – Don’t bother, they’re here. They are all at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Broadway where they are working overtime to make The Addams Family the laugh riot that it almost is.
If you come to Katie Hartman and Leah Rudick’s show trying to find The Point, it’s that wee little store front at the corner of New York and 7th. Oh, wait, you mean you’re trying to find the point of the show? Well, that’s neither here nor there.
From Sublime to Divine is the journey of two women – Lisa Santhanam and Nazanin (Nazy) Baygani – as they learn Odissi, one of the classical dance forms of India. It’s an autobiographical tale that begins with the sparks that ignited their passions: for Nazy it was a picture of another classical Indian dance, Bharatanatyam, […]
In a pivotal scene in the second half of Case 22, a judge tasked with assessing a case of alleged child abuse engages in careful deliberation, reaches a verdict, assembles the courtroom, raises his gavel and – sorry, scratch that.