Geoffrey: “Lear loses everything…and it is only when he is all alone, naked in a storm, that he is able to find…” Oliver: “His dignity.” The thing about rock bottom is this…it’s always far below where you thought it was. Secrets are seeping out all over the place around the companies of King Lear and […]
Archives for December 11, 2013
One would think that a Kabuki-inspired adaptation of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus would be enough of a challenge to be tackled by a professional theater company. Factor into that equation two separate casts of over 45 student actors, some tackling Shakespeare for the first time, some for the 24th time. With no auditions. Sound like a recipe […]
“I’m discovering something new.” Todd Kreidler was referring to his temporary DC digs. He had just arrived and was exploring them during our phone interview. Earlier in the week, he had opened a show in New York. Then it was out to Chicago for Thanksgiving with his family. On this day after Thanksgiving, he had […]
After a nearly year long national search for an executive to take over the responsibilities of its outgoing president, Michael M. Kaiser, The John F. Kennedy Center announced its choice yesterday. On September 1st, Deborah F. Rutter will become the third president in the history of the institution.