The government’s shut down. But the Health Care Insurance Exchanges are open and that means all you uninsured theater artists and professionals can sign up for health insurance. And we’re talking health insurance that you can probably afford and that contains more ample and complete benefits than you have had in the past. And you […]
Archives for October 3, 2013
The deal about The 39 Steps is not that it’s a theatrical reproduction of the great Alfred Hitchcock movie of the same name. It’s that it’s what such a reproduction would look like on a budget equal to a one way Metro ticket. It would be, of course, hilarious.
In light of the closing of Ford’s Theatre during the federal government shutdown, The Ford’s Theatre Society has announced two performances of The Laramie Project at First Congregational United Church of Christ Friday, October 4, and Tuesday, October 8. These will be free and open to the public. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m., at 945 […]
In 1998, Matthew Shepard was beaten and hung from a fence in rural Wyoming, just outside Laramie. With nothing but the sky, sun, stars, moon, and mountains looking on, he wasted into a coma from which he would never awake. We know Matt’s story, and we know the premise of The Laramie Project—HBO even put […]
Put Lulu on the list of indelible child characters who are loud, proud and unbowed. Lulu joins grumpy and much put-upon Alexander in author Judith Viorst’s pantheon of kids who act like stinkpots once in a while. Her 2010 book Lulu and the Brontosaurus gives the classic Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible No Good, Very […]