This past weekend the third annual DC Black Theatre Festival kicked off its weeklong showcase. Between now and July 1st over 150 performances by local and international artist will take place across the District.
Archives for June 25, 2012
Arena Stage’s recently opened production of Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart is the area’s first production of the controversial play since 1995. It was in that year that Arlington’s Washington Shakespeare Company (now WSC Avant Bard) chose it as a way of opening up its then-new Clark Street Theatre complex with a controversial splash.
Glen Echo’s Adventure Theatre – Musical Theater Center will present some adventures in size for its young audiences next season, exploring from both ends of the spectrum. Adventure will call down some of the biggest names in the fictive arts to tickle and intrigue patrons as little as four years old.
“DC is just one big ladder. The higher you climb, the fewer people that can s**t on you.”