The prologue that draws us into the Teatro Lirico of DC’s La Dolorosa (The Woman of Sorrows), a zarzuela by Jose Serrano, is totally mystifying. A dark-haired young woman, hugging a swaddled white bundle to her chest, scurries to the front of the church altar steps and collapses. All lights abruptly dim to blackout. We […]
Archives for October 3, 2012
There’s a reason why Toby’s Dinner Theater is packing them in for Color Purple—excellent casting, beautiful vocals, and spirited direction tell a poignant story of human fortitude and redemption.
Musician Shawn Northrip talks with Kerri Rambow She sells herself as merely the second fiddle to playwright and co-director Michael Merino on the new show from the team that brought you Squirrel, or The Origin of the Species, and The Quick Brown Fox Jumped Over the Lazy Dog, but I tell you she is Batman.