The first national tour of The Book of Mormon began its stint in Washington this Tuesday evening. The Kennedy Center has experienced unprecedented demand for the musical, with a mad rush shutting down the theater’s website when tickets first went on sale to subscribers in February, and again, when the box office opened to the […]
Archives for July 11, 2013
Seldom as a writer do I get the pleasure of covering an event I enjoy as much as the DC Loves Dilla Benefit Concert. The benefit concert which is in its eighth year honors world renowed rapper and super producer James Dewitt Yancey better known as Jay Dee or J Dilla. Dilla is best known […]
– by guest writer Harv Lester – I routinely search out new cast albums for musical theater shows. I have what I once thought was a very large cast album collection – between 900 and 1,000 cast recordings – until I recently did a show with someone who has three times as many. Even though […]
by guest writers Robert Michael Oliver (director) and Elizabeth Bruce (author) Oliver: I think of this show as a sort of grand experiment. I’ve done poetry in performance before, and this time I really wanted to try prose in performance. When I landed on doing Elizabeth’s fiction, these short little pieces, I thought they were […]
A dash of old-time TV variety show, a pinch of late-night talk show, and more than a soupçon of improvisation are the ingredients the guys at No Rules Theatre Company hope will satisfy fun-loving audiences looking for laughs and music.
This world premiere has a fascinating premise, that performing theater, in this case, Shakespeare’s Hamlet, can help save a wayward soul desperately in need of structure in his life. Partnering this Hamlet with just the Ophelia is the key.
Good news for all the Mormon fans out there who don’t yet have tickets. While it’s true that nearly all the full view seats for the entire run of Book of Mormon at the Kennedy Center sold out in March, a notice has appeared on the Kennedy Center site that some limited-view seats are still […]