ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME is opening Friday, March 14 at the West End Cinema, 2301 M Street NW, Washington, DC. Update: Our passes are taken, but we encourage you to see this documentary about one of Broadway’s brightest stars.
Archives for March 13, 2014
Hair at Keegan – Exclusive rehearsal photos
I was lucky enough to sit in on the first few hours of tech for Keegan Theatre’s upcoming production of Hair. For any show, the first day of tech is a giant leap: The work lights are turned off, the stage lights are turned on. The cast gets a first taste of what it is […]
Making a theatrical trailer: a talk about Everyman’s The Dresser
For DC area theatres, using movie-style trailers to promote upcoming productions is a fairly recent phenomenon. A few years ago, these promo videos consisted of still images with music underscoring. Not anymore. If we were handing out awards for most effective theatrical trailer, mine would go to Everyman Theatre for The Dresser which was released […]
Barbara Cook’s Spotlight: Brian d’Arcy James
In every trip I make to a cabaret performance, I pay particular attention to the personal connection the performer wants to make with his or her audience. It’s the classic actor question: Ok, you’ve been given a stage, and an audience full of people here to watch you do whatever you want…and, go!