On March 20, 1973, Charles Goodrich, handsome, arrogant and rich, told Katherine Stoddard – who had believed, to that point, that they were man and wife – that their marriage was a fraud, that he was going to marry another woman, and that she needed to leave the premises which she had previously thought was […]
Archives for November 18, 2013
Setting off for L’Enfant Café, I wasn’t sure what to expect from my evening with Jeffrey Johnson, Little Edie, and the intimate Adams Morgan haunt currently playing host to both. I had a passing familiarity with Edie: seen bits of performance by Christine Ebersole from the Broadway production of Grey Gardens, lots of publicity for […]
In a time where kvetching over the Kardashians passes for civil discourse, it is bracing to watch a play like Red that depicts genuine intellectual arguments and two men passionately arguing about art—as if it really matters.
International stage star Mark Rylance has offered us a holiday season treat by bringing us his remarkable Shakespearean double header of Richard III and Twelfth Night. He’s packed his London production cast and an assortment of chairs, tables, draperies and bric a brac along with several trunks full of gorgeous late 16th century doublets, pantaloons, […]