Despite theater’s origins in religious ritual, dramatists for the most part these days present religion as a foil for criticism or mockery .. That’s especially true in regards to Christianity, the choice faith of the Western world, with 2 billion adherents strong.
Archives for December 23, 2012
Hansel and Gretel
If you haven’t heard that Washington has become a great music-theatre center, you haven’t been paying attention. Offerings across the spectrum of styles keep on increasing in breadth and depth, and new audiences are being developed all over town. Now Washington National Opera broadens its scope by launching a “new annual tradition” of holiday fare […]