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Archives for June 20, 2013
Three cheers for an invigorating collaboration. The In Series Opera Company, that constantly reinvents itself, closes its 30th season with an extraordinary Pocket Opera Double Bill: Love and Money. Two masterworks, usually staged independently, are performed side-by-side. Thematically they may not be related. But historically, they were created about the same time, in 1918, near […]
If a night of good theatre is a main course unto itself, then the Mashup Festival at Landless is more like a pizza delivered after everyone else has gone to bed. The fun is in the shrugging indulgence of an added late-night meal, not in the quality of the food itself. The festival, now playing […]
Joss Whedon, a man whose name is synonymous with some of the most feverishly obsessed-over fantasy and science-fiction franchises of the last 20 years, is also a hardcore Shakespeare fan. In-between helming cult TV shows like “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and blockbuster epics like “The Avengers,” the writer-director frequently hosts actor friends at his house […]
– by guest writer John Feffer – Washington is well known for its revolving door. One day Dick Cheney is vice president. The next day he’s a talking head on a Sunday morning news show lobbing verbal grenades at the new president. Who knows: even at the age of 72, he might return to a […]
– by guest writer Sam Simon – It turns out that The “Actual Dance” has been inside me for nearly 13 years – and maybe longer. I just did not know it until I began to write it, and then it just poured out. It is as if the show itself existed inside of me […]