“Nothing in the world is as amazing as something that is neither clear nor unclear,” marvels a member of director Aaron Posner’s dervish ensemble in The Conference of the Birds, now playing at the Folger Theatre. The production puts this claim to the test, leading audiences on a whirling, shape-shifting journey through the 12th century […]
Archives for October 29, 2012
Chesapeake Shakespeare, which was to have concluded its outdoor performance of Richard III last night, has announced that, due to the impending storm and the closure of PFI Historic Park, they have re-scheduled the final performance to Sunday, Nov 4 at 6pm. The theater informed us this morning that there will be tickets available. Reservations […]
At its core, multiple Tony-winner and critical darling War Horse rests upon an otherwise unremarkable premise: “Boy befriends horse; Horse gets taken away; Boy and horse struggle to reunite against all odds”. Now open at the Kennedy Center, this simple tale of enduring friendship takes flight thanks to groundbreaking puppetry, an atmospheric score, and spectacular […]
Dirt. It’s in us, around us. We spend time, money and effort to reduce it or get rid of it. We also produce it. Heaps of trash crowd landfills, and serve as both food and an environment for rats, bugs and other dirty things.