Two plays with links to Washington theater – a family drama which was seen in 2010’s Source Festival and a tragicomedy about Superman which will run during Theater J’s 2011-2012 season – are among the six finalists for the prestigious Steinberg New Play Award, the American Theater Critics Association announced today. The Harold and Mimi Steinberg/ATCA New Play […]
Archives for March 2, 2011
American theatre celebrates a milestone this year: on the 26th of March, the late, great playwright Tennessee Williams turns 100 years old. Schools, theaters, and arts companies around the world are celebrating this centennial year with performances dedicated to Williams, drawing inspiration from his fiction, essays, poems, and scores of plays. But when crafting a […]
Charles Busch as playwright has a most distinctive voice. It is somewhere between Kaufman and Hart, George Abbott, Jean Genet, Samuel Beckett, Mel Brooks, Charles Ludlam and S.N.Behrman.
The DC-based sketch comedy troupe Brick Penguin celebrates their one year anniversary by doing their first full evening show this coming Saturday, March 5th, at the H St Playhouse. DC Theatre Scene tossed a few questions their way earlier this week to warm them up for the big night. Five troupe members tossed their thoughts right back: