According to Patrick Healey, writing in today’s New York Times, Broadway producers are on their way to Washington to take a look at Arena Stage’s production of Oklahoma! “to consider a future life for the Arena production, perhaps on Broadway.” The man on the phone to producers, according to the article, is Theodore S. Chapin, […]
Archives for November 10, 2010
Not all life-savers are made of sugar. Some are just tart little words. Here’s a classic example, from everyone’s childhood: Don’t take the candy! A life-saving mantra to bear in mind when the sweet-smiling man in the van pushes open the passenger door, pats the cushioned seat next to him, and offers you a ride.
At the beautiful new Cultural Arts Center at Silver Spring, all concrete and lucid glass, there is a room full of junk encased in a cage of twine. On the dust-encrusted floor the scattered remains of a life no longer lived lie rusted and useless: an old globe, the grill from a heater or a […]
Gertie Stovall is a middle-aged woman who lives alone in a dilapidated farmhouse that is on the verge of foreclosure. She’s a spunky free spirit who is beloved in the community despite her propensity to threaten trespassers with a nonfunctional rifle. When she discovers a massive cave under the property, she believes that it is […]
Few stories can inspire wonder as does the dawn of the Space Age, where in a dozen years we went from launching the first satellite to having men walk on the Moon. This wonder is faithfully revisited in One Small Step, by the U.K. theatre company Oxford Playhouse which made a too brief stop at […]