– As One Night with Janis Joplin opens its return summer engagement Friday, June 21st at Arena Stage, we were treated to an interview with Janis’ brother and sister — Forty-three years ago, Janis Joplin was found dead in a hotel room, filled with heroin and alcohol. It made headlines, and if you ask young […]
Archives for June 18, 2013
“Find an ending, please.” No, this is not what was asked of the audience on Saturday night at Shear Madness, one of those (otherwise quite conventional) plays at which the ending is determined by an audience vote. These words were spoken a bit down river from that production, and during a performance occupying a quite […]
Introducing the first of our weekly visits to Slings and Arrows, where the travails of doing theatre makes great television. Hope you can watch along with us.
– guest writer is Alan Harris – Marsha is the story of a girl who, despite being locked up, goes on the same journey around a Welsh village every day. We are currently rehearsing it in the UK before travelling to Washington, DC. The play isn’t based on one incident – there have been many […]
– Guest writer is Jessica North Macie – Alumni of the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts return to the Fringe stage for the fifth straight year, now with a new company name and a brand new musical. Fully Charged Productions debuts How to Have it All: The Musical at Capital Fringe 2013.
A musical theater collection needn’t – indeed shouldn’t – be confined to those timeless hits familiar to all theater aficionados. There are so many fabulous scores that never became standards but deserve to be explored! Many deserve a spot on your theater shelf because of both music and lyrics, while others limp in with one […]