The compromise budget which kept the Federal Government operating this year will have a “devastating” effect on small arts organizations, including small theaters, according to the Washington City Paper.
Archives for April 21, 2011
The Teatro de Parla Youth Company of Spain delivers a powerful blast from the past. On the backs of black t-shirts worn by three actors, white print spells out: GUERRA (war), ENFERMEDAD (disease), and HAMBRE (famine). The characters stand upstage on a platform littered with bodies. These villains represent the rewards of war.
Abandon all hope, ye who enter here. While those ominous words may not hang above Flashpoint’s door, Dante would recognize this place. Cautiously making our way around the darkened room — the seats are roped off with black ribbon — accompanied by a jazzy score with otherworldly tones, we are both beckoned and repelled by […]