Helen Hayes nominee Valerie Leonard has likely not had to jump and pounce and cajole and herd a troupe of monkeys for a role before, but as Mama, she ratchets up the loving energy and keeps up with all five in this lively and adorable production.
Archives for May 2, 2012
Confessions of a one time Helen Hayes judge
When I first moved to Washington, DC to accept a position as the Director of Marketing and Communications at Americans for the Arts, I applied to be a Helen Hayes Judge to help learn about my new home city and to remain connected to the theater world. I served as a judge for two years—one […]
Supremes give Hero zero
Messina High Bench Knocks Out Alimony Award, but Returns Dowry; Declares Subpoena “Much Ado About Nothing” The Supreme Court of Messina rarely hears a domestic relations case, but when it does, anything can happen.
Arena adds to its next season: Kathleen Turner in Molly Ivins play
Arena Stage has elected to turn up the heat in the late-summer/early-fall portion of its 2012-2013 season by presenting Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins, starring Kathleen Turner from August 23 to October 28, 2012.
Leap of Faith
This poor show was treated badly by most of the New York critics, and the Tony committee favored it with only one nomination — but that was for Best Musical! Now how can you be considered a contender for “best”when none of the creators of the show are mentioned?