“Anybody have a birthday today?” The young woman, a Transylvanian from the Planet Transsexual, calls out. She is wearing an excellent black leather corset and fishnet stockings, and her black makeup marks her eyes with lines in each direction, as if they were rifle scopes. It is seven o’clock, and the Rocky Horror crowd is […]
Archives for July 16, 2013
With its previous efforts, the famed Chicago-based improv engine Second City showed a knack for tickling the hard-to-reach funny bone of many a Washingtonian.
There’s a new musical in the works at Signature Theatre. Of course, that’s not surprising since the Tony Award-winning theatre has been a hotbed of contemporary musical theatre creativity for several years and a home for emerging writers seeking to hone and refine their latest works.
Expect lots of pondering and creepy thrills in this chilling version of the Daphne du Maurier tale of killer birds and society’s reactions to its own potential demise.
Our official Fringe photographer Ryan Maxwell’s photo shoot from Sunday, July 14 around the Baldacchino Gypsy Tent at Fort Fringe. Among the mix are Fringe staff, theatre techies who seldom get in the spotlight, performers, audience, and a very happy little boy. What – you didn’t know? Fringe has shows for kids this year. [nggallery […]
Finding a balance between grit and eloquence is hard. Finding a balance between the down to earth reality and the dreamy other-worldliness of art is just as difficult.
Disco Jesus and the Apostles of Funk is not a play. It’s not a musical, a revue, or even a concert. Disco Jesus is an experience—an unparalleled, rocking experience.