And in the 1970th year anno dominum, God created the concept musical. Only in this particular case, “God” would be Stephen Sondheim. Ask any musical theatre nerd, though, and they’ll probably respond, “Yeah, that sounds about right.”
Archives for November 8, 2013
Touching a nerve; Dael Orlandersmith’s Black ‘n Blue Boys/Broken Men
Dael Orlandersmith will be bringing her provocative work Black ‘n Blue Boys/Broken Men to Reston’s CenterStage for its DC area premiere. It is for one performance only, on Friday, November 22, 2013. It is an intense one-actor work that aims to disrupt a silence about male victims-survivors of abuse; including their unexpected adult aggressors.
The Winslow Boy
In 1947 when The Winslow Boy first hit Broadway, its author Terence Rattigan was in great favor, churning out hit after hit beginning with 1937’s French Without Tears and continuing well into the 1950s with The Browning Version, Separate Tables, Love in Idleness, Flare Path, O Mistress Mine, The Deep Blue Sea, The Sleeping Prince […]
Kathleen Chalfant gives staged reading of Redgrave’s Shakespeare for My Father
Acclaimed Broadway actress Kathleen Chalfant will perform a staged reading of Lynn Redgrave’s Shakespeare for My Father Tuesday, November 12 at 7:30 pm at Georgetown University.
David Henry Hwang speaks in Reston, Sunday, Nov 10
This Sunday, November 10th, Tony award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly, ) will be speaking to audiences at Reston Community Center’s CenterStage.