“We do Bar Mitzvahs.” In the benefit production Portrait of Poe, that’s about as close to optimism as Edgar Allan Poe, gets on October 8, 2011, at Area 405. And the show hasn’t even begun. Having revealed his freelancer roots – anything for money! – Poe (in the body of Baltimore actor and writer Mark […]
Archives for October 11, 2011
How a disaster at sea changed the Cole Porter musical Anything Goes There are times when a theatre buff comes across something he (or she) wants to share with others of like mind which doesn’t happen to be a theatrical book, cd or dvd. This is one of those times.
We have, by virtue of our earthquake last August, an inkling of what the people of Kobe, Japan suffered sixteen years ago. The deep inharmonious rumble – the incomprehensible undulation of the floor – the evacuation – the questions; the weak jokes – and everywhere, the chittering of television news reports. Now add to that […]
It must be Matt Month. How else can you explain not one but two musical productions in the area featuring the music of composer Matt Conner?