Let’s face it. This winter sucked the very marrow out of our bones. These days, we’re feeling as hollow as a chocolate bunny left over from Easter. If you’re wondering where your whoops-a-daisy has gone, revive your flagging spirits at Center Stage’s springy production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Christopher Durang’s Tony […]
Archives for April 28, 2014
Popular restauranteur and activist Andy Shallal has extended the life of Motti Lerner’s The Admission, renting out The Mead Theatre at Studio Theatre to give the much-in-demand Theater J production a three week run at Studio, April 30 – May 18.
Opera is fun and in your face in Washington, D.C. lately. “Ladies’ Night” last week at Black Fox Lounge in Dupont Circle was the fourth performance of the newly founded D.C. chapter of national non-profit Opera on Tap, an organization vowing to take the frou-frou out of opera, a traditionally elitist art form.
I wish I could like this story, a lighthearted tale of three sisters dying young in Chicago ninety or so years ago, more than I do. The Hub Theatre presents it briskly and stages it imaginatively, and it features some good performances – including excellent work by Chris Stinson. But in the end, it doesn’t […]
At the Belasco Theatre on Broadway, Neil Patrick Harris is giving the performance of the season in a role that stretches into someone not even remotely related to “Doogie Howser, MD” or a lad who tells us “How I Met Your Mother”. Both of these TV series endeared him to a very large audience over […]