Donny and Marie would not approve. But South Park lovers and fans of filth will no doubt herniate themselves chortling at The Book of Mormon, the shibboleth-shattering Tony and multi-award-winning musical about the Mormon faith and the chowder-headed attempts of missionaries to sell religion to third-world villagers.
Archives for February 28, 2014
With Washington Stage Guild’s gusty production of Back to Methuselah, less is more, and, also, more is more. Less is more: The set is appealingly minimal, the blocking clear and simple, the plot both minimal and simple. All the better to leave plenty of room for more ideas and personalities. More is more: Every time […]
It’s the start of the big reveals – that time of year when theatre companies in our area start laying their cards on the table. So far in next season announcements, we’ve seen news from Shakespeare Theatre and Arena Stage. Next comes Woolly Mammoth, with their theme “Let Them Eat Cake!, a season of revolutionary […]
Around WSC Avant Bard, where she was Managing Director for several years and directed a number of productions, Lee Mikeska Gardner is known simply as LMG. Among her legacies is what has come to be called, even by new actors at the company who have never met her, the “LMG Exercise.”
Three plays with connections to the Washington, DC theater scene are among the six finalists for the $25,000 Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award, which goes annually to the best new play produced by regional theater, the American Theatre Critics Association announced last night.