Good ole boys and good time gals are a match made in chicken-fried heaven in Signature Theatre’s racy and randy revival of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, the 1978 musical that combines putting out and politics (wait, aren’t they the same thing?), directed with Tabasco tang by artistic director Eric Schaeffer.
Archives for August 2012
Rodgers and Hammerstein between the hits From time to time I hear from my readers that they don’t buy something I said. Most of the time they are right. Last week I reviewed the book “Flower Drum Songs” and I’ve drawn some flak from readers for an opinion in the review which at the very […]
“Arlington has a Whorehouse in it, Lord have mercy on our souls!” Don’t call the authorities. But you can call to get tickets, at least if it doesn’t sell out.
To see and hear Kathleen Turner channel the words and wit of Molly Ivins is to be reminded that theatre can be like church. You need to go to get nudged into living more truthfully and stay fighting the good fight, maybe even to get an occasional, well-deserved dope slap.
Page-to-Stage is free, open to the public and offers a chance to see theatre companies showcasing new plays and musicals. Incubator, buffet, or new play superhighway? That just about covers it, according to Gregg Henry.
updated Aug 31, 2012 Guide to the 2012 Page-to-Stage Festival Sept 1 – 3, 2012 at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC
On September 29, our beloved Washington Nationals will be in Miami, carrying the hearts of every true Washingtonian with them as they nail down the Eastern Division title. For the rest of our bodies, there will be the fifth annual Opera in the Outfield: a simulcast of the Washington National Opera’s performance of Don Giovanni […]
Keegan’s Spring Awakening sweeps the musical categories ; three Arena Stage productions receive top awards
DC Theatre Scene releases its annual guide to the upcoming season
I hereby issue the following challenge: Find your grumpiest friend or relation and bring them to Shear Madness. If they do not give in to the experience, have a great time and turn their frown upside down, I doubt there is much hope for such a sour puss.