This is it folks. The main event. In the red corner stands the reigning champion, a pubescent alpha-male and phonetic prodigy. In the blue corner, the challengers stand ready. Among them: a militant perfectionist, a boy with a ‘magic foot,’ a teenage girl who swings a mighty dictionary and many more.
Archives for March 31, 2014
The Cripple of Inishmaan
Unsettled is the residual impression after viewing 1st Stage’s The Cripple of Inishmaan, although, and surely because, the experience delivers on the promise of enfant terrible playwright Martin McDonagh’s penchant for bleak comedy.
After 60 years, Hal Holbrook still finding new truths from Mark Twain
Hal Holbrook Tonight: “People say to me, you must be tired of doing it. I’m not tired of it! It’s what gets me out of bed, what fires me up for the day, is this old man’s telling the truth. I can’t wait to get out there and do it, because there’s too many people […]
Finding Peace Richard Thomas and Ron Rifkin Team Up For Historic Look at Camp David
At the age of 7, Richard Thomas made his Broadway debut playing the son of Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Sunrise at Campobello. Now, 56 years later, the veteran actor will be starring as a POTUS of his own, playing Jimmy Carter in Arena Stage’s world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright’s Camp David.
Studio Theatre unveils its new season along with a fresh new look
Studio Theatre has announced not only its upcoming season, but a completely revamped and retooled website, bringing with it a new graphic interpretation for the 36 year old company, new services for patrons and more changes on the horizon.
Gründelhammer at The Torpedo Factory
The BROS were in town for one vanishingly short weekend. The Baltimore Rock Opera Society brought their grungy magnus opus Gründelhammer to Alexandria’s Torpedo Factory. Gründelhammer is a frustrating, but often delightful, combination of storytelling, musical ambition, first rate performances, and a laissez faire approach to stagecraft and audience experience. The enthusiasm and warmth of […]
Tales from Red Vienna
David Grimm, the author of this new three act play, has had other works produced at the Rattlestick, the Public, at Hartford Stage and in La Jolla among the Regionals. He is a seasoned playwright who is still at it, despite the lack of New York interest or attention. The Manhattan Theatre Club is a […]
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