Signature Theatre’s production of Jason Robert Brown’s musical The Last Five Years starts out almost like a cliché, but then sneaks up on you and gets you deeply involved before you know that it’s happening. The show’s minimal plot focuses on the rise and fall of the relationship between rising novelist Jamie Wellerstein (James Gardiner) […]
Archives for April 9, 2013
The annual Helen Hayes Awards show makes good fun out of the business of recognizing Washington-area theatre artists for their creative achievements over the past year. But the awards ceremony itself is only half the fun of the evening, and it’s clear from the excited flood of people that cross the street a little after […]
Jacques Brel was alive and living on the stage of the 29th Helen Hayes Awards last night as the MetroStage spectacular swept three of the big musical theater awards, but it was also a dream night for Signature, which garnered four awards, including Outstanding Resident Musical for its production of Dreamgirls.