Until September 12th at Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Baltimore, Matthew Schleigh is re-rocking the house in his Helen Hayes Award-winning performance as the late-great Buddy Holly and Ray Hatch is not only recreating the bundle of energy MC at the Apollo in Buddy—The Buddy Holly Story, but he is also co-directing with Toby Orenstein and […]
Archives for August 31, 2010
Too bad you can’t smoke in theaters anymore. After a few hours witnessing the climactic goings-on in Woolly Mammoth’s superb production of Sarah Ruhl’s In the Next Room or the vibrator play, a post-coital cigarette is definitely in order.
Making the Scene: A History of Stage Design and Technology in Europe and the United States This handsome volume is both an impressive coffee table book with an almost endless progression of illustrations, and an often fascinating text book covering theater design from ancient Greece to modern day.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A leader in need of a political win authorizes a massive military campaign, dreamt up by scheming advisors, in a far flung territory under the pretense of national defense. SCENA Theatre’s production of Sink the Belgrano! stakes its claim to this fertile theatrical landscape with biting satire […]