“Another Good Irishman Gone.” So read the subject line in the email I received about the death on Jan. 5th of Tom Quinn, a wonderful actor and indelible character, well known and well loved by many in the DC theatre, TV, and film communities.
Archives for January 16, 2014
When Donald L. Coburn’s two-character play Gin Game first appeared on Broadway in 1977, married couple Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy took on the roles of seniors Weller Martin and Fonsia Dorsey, two mismatched elderly residents in a nursing home who strike up an acquaintance over a game of gin rummy.
Subtitled “An In-Depth exploration of D.C. Theater in Three Acts”, Washington Post theater critic Peter Marks will host a series of three Monday night panel discussions with artistic directors, actors, playwrights and directors. On his popular Twitter feed (@petermarksdrama), Marks wryly described the outcome of the sessions: “in which we solve all of the theater’s […]