Prairie girls are in the house and will steal your heart in the Adventure Theatre/MTC production of A Little House Christmas.
Archives for November 20, 2012
James Joyce’s The Dead
The Quotidian Theatre Company’s new production of James Joyce’s The Dead, which opened this past weekend, could be the best holiday theater surprise of the season. Quotidian’s production of this 1999 Broadway “play with music” is a welcome change of pace from the usual—and admittedly enjoyable—annual holiday entertainment clichés that flutter into our lives like […]
GALA Hispanic Theatre’s youth program honored by First Lady Michelle Obama
Rosalind Lacy was invited to the White House to report on this event of great significance to Washington area theatres and youth programs. On Monday, November 19, 2012, Paso Nuevo, GALA Hispanic Theatre’s free, after-school youth program was one of 12 to receive the 2012 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, the highest arts […]
Calvin Berger – Original Cast Recording
This unexpectedly delightful gem sat untouched on my desk for far too long, but now that I’ve gotten to know it, I want to share the word: There’s a lot to like in Ghostlight Records’ cast recording of something called “Calvin Berger” with book, lyrics and music by Barry Wyner.
(This article was amended on November 24, 2012 from its original version.) ‘Tis the season when many daddies and mommies want to spoil their little girls, by taking them to that special performance, filling their eyes and ears with enough magical sparkle to feed memories for years to come. Olney Theatre Center has brought back […]
Remember ‘Saving Aimee’? It’s Scandalous on Broadway
Kathie Lee Gifford as book writer, lyricist and part time composer, has spent twelve years creating material, polishing it, pruning it, having a look at it in two regional productions, [Signature Theatre produced it as Saving Aimee] and finally living her dream, for it did indeed open on Broadway in a full scale production, complete […]