In these troubled modern times, one has to find things to be thankful about. I, for one, am thankful that Artistic Director Michael Kahn has dug up another dusty old script from the bottom of the back of the Shakespeare Theatre bookshelves — this time, a French comedy from 1708 called Le Legataire Universel — and handed […]
Archives for September 15, 2011
Once in a while all of the stars align to create a magical theatre event like MetroStage’s production of John Patrick Shanley’s Savage in Limbo. The script, the cast, the direction, the performances, and the venue are all so perfectly in tune that the production inspires nothing but praise.
Gaurav Gopalan, an aeronautical engineer who brought boundless energy, a vigorous intellect and startling insight to theater in the Washington area, was found dead in Columbia Heights on Saturday, September 10. He was 35. No cause of death has been announced. [update posted here]
The cast of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” had a great year last year. Contracts, promotional tours, endorsements, and millions of adoring fans at their feet. What did the cast of “Jersey Shore” do to earn these accolades? They got on television. What do they do on television? They live. And the public lives off the spectacle […]
Who can predict what will happen the moment after a first kiss? Those tender, uncertain seconds can reveal worlds about the heart you’ve just touched. But they can also reveal the secret heart of the world around you — an unnerving notion at the core of Diana Son’s gentle, intelligent 1998 drama.