Jane Pesci-Townsend, who has touched the lives of so many students, performers, and audiences in our area, is in her final struggle with cancer. She was released from NIH yesterday and sent to her home in Wheaton, MD where she is surrounded by friends and family who are with her around the clock. She may […]
Archives for August 3, 2010
Two love-struck teenagers, two mischievous fathers, a bandit, a wall, a mute and a little magic…what could possibly go wrong? You can find out in Infinity Theater Company’s charming production of the romantic musical from a simpler time, The Fantasticks, written by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt.
Is Arena Stage Launching a New Business Model for Playwrighting? Arena Stage, which will be introducing its rebuilt $125-million facility to the Washington public in October, may be putting an even more lasting change into effect by giving five playwrights a salary and benefits. Fueled by a grant from the Mellon Foundation, the plan, which […]
What a beautiful book … literally! With its deep red velvet binding, it is such a good looking package that you hesitate to damage it by opening it. But, as they say you can’t tell a book by its cover, you need to delve into its text to appreciate the job that Andrew Davis has […]
30 Years of the Salvadorean presence in DC Quique Aviles’ floor-blistering one-man show about the Salvadorean diaspora to Washington D.C. hits you like a fireball from a volcano. From the moment Aviles bounds from the aisles onto the stage and alternates English with Spanish, there is no language barrier.