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Archives for March 8, 2012
Charlie Brown at Olney extends one more week
Olney Theatre Center announces that due to overwhelming response to their production of the musical You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, the company has added five more performances and extended the run to March 25th.
New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza
Some shows leave audiences humming a tune on their way out of the theatre. The hum you feel as the lights fall on New Jerusalem is a deeper vibration: the mental buzz that lingers after a wave of big thinking.
Ponies & Rainbows, the Life of James Kirkwood
I’m stepping out of my field just this once in order to make you aware of Sean Egan’s new biography of playwright James Kirkwood. You may not recognize his name, but you know his works: co-author of A Chorus Line, U.T.B.U, Legends! and PS Your Cat Is Dead!, an adaptation of his novel of the same title. […]
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Day
The Alexander story with the extremely long yet fully descriptive title is as engaging as it can be, considering its over wrought premise. The story starts off strong with jubilant promise as Alexander day dreams with his chums about what he’d do if he was in charge of the world.
Synetic cancels two shows due to visa problems
Washington’s Synetic Theatre announced that it has cancelled the scheduled runs of Light in the Darkness and The Voice of Anne Frank due to problems involving visas for members of the Tantehorse Theatre Company of Prague. The productions were to feature the return of Mirenka Cechová, nominated for a Helen Hayes Award for her performance as […]
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