Well. I wouldn’t exactly use these guys as Washington political consultants, since they apparently believe that Adrian Fenty is Italian – more on that later – but the latest Second City visit to Woolly Mammoth is pleasant and agreeable and full of chuckles, and thus is a nicer time than, say, a Bernie Sanders filibuster.
Archives for December 13, 2010
The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s new production of Leonard Bernstein’s time-traveling satirical operetta Candide is a thumping-good evening of intellectual musical theater. Generally fast-paced and loaded with political and social satire, it comes to DC at just the right time in this over-hyped, whirlwind political year. Yet ironically, Mary Zimmerman’s new performing version of the show—based […]
Threatened with teacher layoffs due to funding cutbacks, Duke Ellington School of the Arts decides to risk it all on a Broadway-style production of Dreamgirls. On a chilly Friday night an hour before showtime, O’Thame Teeter strolls into the theatre at The Duke Ellington School of the Arts carrying with him a calm, confident energy. […]