Last night’s Tony Awards show deserves its on Emmy. Right now. In case you missed it, here’s Neil Patrick Harris and the casts of nearly every musical on Broadway doing the opening number: Quick rundown: Kinky Boots won Best Musical and Pippin, Best Musical Revival. Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike won […]
Archives for June 10, 2013
It’s been a while since we’ve seen a bonafide femme fatale onstage—the hard-boiled yet pliable dames who dupe guys and dolls alike without messing up their manicures. That’s why Gina Gionfriddo’s romantic comedy, Becky Shaw, seems retro and fresh at the same time.
If you want a sweet, quiet, sedate time at the theater, keep driving up the highway, because this ain’t it. Grieving for Genevieve is a shot of adrenaline where three rambunctious sisters are thrown back together, for better or worse, to deal with the middle sister’s upcoming wedding.
The six short plays which make up the Source Festival collection Afterward lack the individual superstar brilliance of some of the plays in its other two collections, On the Cusp and In the Midst, but all of them are interesting and fun, and some of them are very good indeed.
From a warmly remembered film of the same name, Scott Frankel and Michael Korie, together with director Michel Greif, have fashioned a warm and loving musical play.
There’s a new place to hear live music in town and it’s exquisite. Old school movie house, short lived Nederlander venue (The Bethesda Theatre) turned live music venue, the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club has attracted an array of local and regional talent in recent months and this past weekend, a nationally-recognized artist graced […]