While the Nationals are away, the Washington National Opera will take to the field of Nationals Park for their popular live broadcast from The Kennedy Center. This year, on the jumbo screen, ball park audiences will see the Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein musical Show Boat, now playing through May 26th in the Opera House.
Archives for May 14, 2013
Toby’s gives In the Heights a fresh and sassy area debut
What did you do Mother’s Day? Just think, you could’ve seen popping, locking, breaking and tutting by some of the area’s best dancers in the first regional production of the hot Broadway musical In the Heights. You’d be hard pressed to match this Toby’s ensemble for sheer energy and verve. And they pulled that off after […]
The Trip to Bountiful
Cicely Tyson now joins Laurette Taylor in the small pantheon of actresses who have given us monumental performances onstage; Ms. Taylor of course, for her Amanda in The Glass Menagerie, the memory of which is still vividly alive for all of us who were fortunate enough to experience it. Judith Anderson might join the ladies, […]
Tony Awards: The four Broadway shows nominated for Best Orchestrations
One of the most interesting lists in the announcement of this year’s Tony Award nominees is the nominations for Best Orchestrations. The range is as wide as the types of shows involved.
Michael Stebbins, outgoing Artistic Director, returns to act in iconic role in Rep Stage’s next season
Michael Stebbins, whose eight-year tenure as Rep Stage Artistic Director ended earlier this month, will appear in next season’s production of the solo play, I Am My Own Wife, the company announced yesterday.