It all started with the voice. As a child, Randy Johnson listened intently to a recording of George and Ira Gershwin’s “Summertime.” Little Randy was not listening to an opera album or a cast recording of Porgy and Bess. “At age five, I listened to Janis Joplin’s recording of ‘Summertime’ over and over again.”
Archives for September 2012
The Keegan Theatre’s A Couple of Blaguards is an oasis of madcap, guilt-free fun in the midst of a DC fall season that usually emphasizes high-seriousness or more substantial fare. The Keegan’s revival of this oddball piece, penned by the Irish brothers McCourt as a comic entertainment in the early 1990s, became a hit in […]
Michael Kahn, the 25-plus-year Artistic Director of Washington’s Shakespeare Theatre Company, has been named to the Theater Hall of Fame, the American Theater Critics Association announced today.