Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is one of the old chestnuts of the holiday season without a doubt, as evidenced by the scads of adaptations whether radio play, film, movie musical or animated feature. MetroStage has opted to make merry with Kathy Feininger’s show tune-driven riff on the classic tale.
Archives for November 23, 2010
The snow is gently falling and carolers are merrily singing in Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Baltimore’s delightful musical production of A Christmas Carol. Based on the Christmas classic by Charles Dickens, this fast paced musical originally ran for more than a decade at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, where it became a must see […]
The next time someone asks “Why should I go to the theatre?” send them this. [Editor’s intro: A lot can happen over coffee in Adams Morgan. It was to be just a meet-up to see whether DC writer Gary Tischler might have time to do some pieces for us. But notes were set aside. My […]
Leapin’ lizards! Annie’s back in town! Charles Strouse’s and Martin Charnin’s Tony Award-winning 1977 hit Broadway musical, currently playing at the Olney Theatre Center in suburban Maryland, is a hands-down holiday treat for the entire family.
The new Kander and Ebb musical is quite simply the most astonishingly successful new musical on Broadway this year if you judge by artistic merit and the success of the creative team at accomplishing what they set out to do, rather than simply the box office gross. And, it has given us the most impressive […]