There are some things money can’t buy; for everything else there’s the White House credit card. Mary Todd Lincoln had no qualms about spending major First Lady funds on clothing. But her disinterest in cost — in the value of the labor that goes into building those gloves, skirts and dresses she so compulsively collected […]
Archives for April 1, 2013
Why should sports teams have the exclusive on fantasy team matchups? Why not allow theatre fans to form companies, be their own creative directors and cast their own productions? Such questions were raised by theatreWashington staff, and, in their usual swift style, answered by the creation of A League of Our Own.
The old bromide “Be careful what you wish for” is richly applied in Art House, Idly Bent Theatre Company’s East Coast premiere of an intriguing new work from Australian actress & playwright Rachael Coopes. Two sisters develop a fake suicide scheme that grants them both what they claim to want, yet the cost to their […]
City life. Loud by nature, fervent, frantic, propelled forward by work, traffic, hustle. This cycle doesn’t always allow time for reflection on the cycle itself. But Happenstance Theatre’s Vanitas, now playing at the Round House Theatre in Silver Spring, is currently giving audiences the gift of pause.