Swingtime features the captivating music and style of the 1940’s wrapped in a story that reflects the period’s prevailing cultural themes of discrimination and oppression. The narrative weaves the songs into an engaging story line, sometimes bumpily, but for the most part effectively, so that the they actually reflect aspects of the characters and propel […]
Archives for December 7, 2010
The Hammersteins: A Musical Theatre Family
The grandson of Oscar Hammerstein II (and, thus, the great-great grandson of the first Oscar Hammerstein, the impresario who all but established Times Square) pulls his theatrical family’s story together in one perceptive, fascinating volume.
Stars of Oklahoma at ArtSpeak! Dec 13
On Monday, December 13th, three of the leads in Arena Stage’s production of Oklahoma! will make a special appearance at Artspeak!. DC actress Eleasha Gamble and Nicholas Rodriguez, who play Laurey and Curly and Cody Williams who plays the love smitten Will, will perform and interact with the ArtSpeak! audience, many of them students.