Bold prison breaks, hearty sword fights, and tales of treachery and rescue are the hallmarks of French novelist Alexandre Dumas’ beloved classic, The Three Musketeers, and Synetic Theater has taken that and run with it in their newest adaptation, directed by Paata Tsikurishvili.
Archives for May 13, 2013
Smash 2:15 The Transfer
First of all, Smash-ers, I’m assuming you’ve seen this. I’ll give it a minute to sink in. Not that it’s any surprise to anyone, of course. Smash has been tanking hardcore in the ratings for the entirety of season 2. It got so bad that it was airing first-run episodes on Saturday nights, for Pete’s sake. […]
It is easy to think of The Submission as “Tootsie” for writers. But Jeff Talbott’s eloquent, tedious story is both larger and smaller than the Dustin Hoffman vehicle. Larger, because unlike the egomaniacal Michael Dorsey, The Submission’s protagonist Danny (gloriously self-aggrandizing in Frank DeJulio’s portrayal) is motivated by his beliefs about race and authenticity. Smaller, […]
Broadway’s Show-Stoppers with Brian Stokes Mitchell and the Choral Arts Society Chorus
Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell of Ragtime, Man of La Mancha, and Kiss Me, Kate fame is no stranger to the Kennedy Center stage and, given the strength of his voice, it’s easy to see why he’s invited back time and time again. He’s appeared in many a concert with the National Symphony Orchestra and those […]
Unique renditions from Rent star Adam Pascal at the Kennedy Center
Continuing its tradition of showcasing known and lesser known Broadway and West End talent in the Barbara Cook’s Spotlight cabaret series, the Kennedy Center played host to Adam Pascal on a Washington, DC spring evening.