Patti LuPone, who won a Tony, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and Drama League Award for her work as Rose in the Styne/Sondheim/Laurents musical Gypsy, is the recipient of Signature Theatre’s third annual Stephen Sondheim Award, the company announced this afternoon.
Archives for October 19, 2011
If family theatre ratings, like Olympic diving, included a degree of difficulty factor, the Kennedy Center premiere of The Amazing Adventures of Dr. Wonderful and her Dog! would earn a very high score. It’s not easy to tackle the scientific method and solar fusion in a musical for children ages six and up. Yet, thanks […]
“the best one-person show we’ve seen in many a year.” The Theater of the First Amendment’s latest offering—Can’t Scare Me: The Story of Mother Jones—is a virtual blast from the past with a few lessons for the present. This vigorous, one-woman one-act drama was conceived, written, and directed by its star, OBIE Award-winning actress Kaiulani […]
Once headed for a career in opera, Kevin McAllister is giving three breakout performances in the musical Parade at Ford’s Theatre If the 1913 criminal trial of Leo Frank – and the lynching that followed two years later – seems to you like uncomfortable fodder for a Tony Award-winning musical, actor Kevin McAllister can relate. “The […]
DC’s Source Festival, which produces a dozen-and-a-half ten-minute plays each June to go along with full-length plays and productions from blended disciplines, seeks interested Source audience members to help cull next year’s selections from 700 submissions.