To get ready for the opening of the polls to choose the DCTS Audience Choice Awards, we thought we would ask a series of questions to help us all think back over the season.
Archives for August 10, 2010
Frank Wildhorn has a habit of releasing recordings of the songs for his musicals long before the shows open on Broadway. His next foray onto the Great White Way is Wonderland, slated for an April, 2011 opening, but you can hear some of the songs now.
“The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete impossibility!” So says Algernon Moncrief, chief idler and ne’er-do-well in Oscar Wilde’s classic drawing room comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest, now running at the H St. Playhouse in a new production […]
In describing the DC theatre scene to friends around the country, I emphasize the depth and diversity of the offerings here. That point is brought home each year when I look back on the season, particularly the new and original works which debuted in the DC area.
Kennedy Center audiences love Gavin Lee’s heart-warming, lovable performance as Bert, the chimney sweep in the national tour of Mary Poppins. Gavin originated the role in London, performed it on Broadway, and has been playing Bert all around the country on this tour.