In case you’re not already booked for the many shows performing around town tonight, we thought you might enjoy watching “A Broadway Celebration: In Performance at the White House” premiering tonight, Wednesday, October 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS stations nationwide (in the DC area, see it on WETA TV26 and in New York on […]
Archives for October 20, 2010
No heads will roll at the Folger this month. Ian Merrill Peakes strikes a brooding tone on the promotional art for Henry VIII, with an unbuttoned tunic and a smoldering stare to rival the one summoned by Jonathan Rhys Meyers. But unlike that actor’s fiery exploits on Showtime’s drama “The Tudors”, Peakes must act his […]
What happens to a young woman whose childhood is a funhouse mirror chamber of horrors and who grows up with no sense of self and no grasp of the value of human life? Meet Lisa (Mary Myers), a 16 year old Southern girl, the heartrending anti-heroine of Rebecca Gilman’s play The Glory of Living.
Constellation Theatre Company’s staging of Women Beware Women, while described by its 15th century playwright Thomas Middleton as a tragedy, is a wonderfully entertaining farce as boldly adapted by Jesse Berger. It’s a crazy, wild ride of a play where the terrific cast of morally depraved characters and their sly, knowing winks to the audience […]
“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” These words, penned (in French) during the Second World War by writer and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, will immediately ring a bell with children of all ages and nationalities.