For those for whom Shakespeare is not enough, there is always Lumina. The Silver Spring-based not-just-for-kids troupe just finished celebrating its one hundredth production in fifteen years – a version of Midsummer Night’s Dream which manages to tie in Fritz Lang’s classic movie “Metropolis” and also the story of Dr. Faustus, all in slightly less […]
Archives for May 25, 2012
The Music Man
You can tell, in the occasional serendipitous gesture, the brilliant telling smile, why this oddball musical, this syncopated torrent of Americana, was chosen over West Side Story by the Tony Award voters of 1958. Sondheim, Laurents, Bernstein et al, showed their brilliance with West Side Story, which became an American classic, but Meredith Willson showed […]
Imagination Stage announces a season of peaches, ogres and whos
Bethesda’s Imagination Stage takes dead aim at the 4 to 12 set in a six-production season which will feature a world premiere of a Roald Dahl play, the company announced yesterday.