We go to live theater for fireworks, but in the case of Theater J’s fine staging of The Chosen, transplanted to Arena Stage for a brief run, often the production’s pleasures are revealed in the silences and the emotions unspoken between fathers and sons, as well as between two very different friends.
Archives for March 18, 2011
Take one part Beckett non-sequiturs. Add equal parts patented Ionesco loneliness and absurdity. Add a measure of Greek mythology, a heavy dollop of Irish wit, and a piquant dash of Hiberno-English slyness. Shake violently, pour the contents into the empty swimming pool of a dry, decaying, California-style seaside mansion that’s been magically teleported to the […]
No Rules Theatre Company, this year’s Aniello Award co-recipient which is bi-located in D.C. and Winston-Salem, NC, will be presenting a 2011-2012 DC season which features three plays notable for their dual personalities.