Devotees of Jack Sbarbori’s Quotidian Theatre won’t be the only ones fascinated by this new biography of the late Horton Foote, one of the two authors whose work inspired that company to specialize in the fascinating tiny details of the plain, day-to-day life of people who are remarkable in their unexceptionalness. (Quotidian, of course, refers […]
Archives for June 14, 2011
The People in the Picture
The Roundabout is offering Donna Murphy to its audiences for a run in a new musical with book and lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart, with music by Mike Stoller and Artie Butler.
Canto Al Peru Negro (Song for Black Peru)
Shake those hips and roll those shoulders loose. Viva Peru! Vicky Leyva, a.k.a. “The Mulatta Flower of Peru,” dances barefoot, sings folklore straight from an impassioned heart and lights up the stage with bravura alongside her singing and dancing daughters Vanessa Diaz and Susan Duston. Together they represent a revolution.
DCTS covers the Source Festival of new works
Welcome to our coverage of this year’s 2011 Source Festival. Here’s how this year’s producers describe it: “Every creative journey begins with one bold step. In the spirit of adventure, Source Festival combines the forces of rising talents with established artists. Driven by creativity, collaboration and invention, Source Festival artists from across the nation present […]
Source Festival: Lovers & Friends
This year the Source Festival provided three different themes for the over 500 entries in its 10-Minute Play competition. The Festival chose to highlight the group of six plays in its “Lovers & Friends” category for the official opening night. These are plays that “take a closer look at the complexities we all face in […]
Venus in Fur and Bootycandy get extended
Due to high box office demand, both Studio Theatre and Woolly Mammoth this week announced extended runs. Woolly Mammoth’s Bootycandy by Robert O’Hara now closes July 3, 2011. DCTS’ Jayne Blanchard described it “Hilarious, tasteless and shocking, Bootycandy does for breaking taboos what the John Waters cult movie “Pink Flamingos” did for dog poo.” Buy tickets here. […]
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