For better or for worse, walking from the DC Metro to one’s place of business as the snow falls or the wind blows inevitably forces the brain to digest daily life differently. Winter madness, some refer to it as, but madness has its place, as does solitude, as does memory, as does the bitter cold.
Archives for January 28, 2013
This is the night when much of Washington area theatre holds its collective breath, waiting word on who the Helen Hayes judges have nominated for this year’s Helen Hayes Awards.
From her New York City apartment, playwright Caridad Svich graciously agreed to an hour-long phone chat last week, to talk about the GALA’s staging of The House of the Spirits/La casa de los espiritus, based on the best-selling, eponymous novel, by the award-winning Chilean-American author Isabel Allende.
Wake up! – DC area actors – grab your coffee, then dig out your primo 90 second audition monologue. You know. The God-I’m-great-you-gotta-cast-me one. Because signups for Monologue Madness start at 10 a.m. this morning online, and, if Year 2 was any indication, slots will fill up pretty quickly.
Most recently seen at The Kennedy Center in Eric Schaeffer’s lavish production of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies, Terri White has returned to the Washington, DC area, but this time with a single spotlight shining on her.