Normally, a feeling of weariness accompanies seeing two productions of the same play so close together. Wasn’t it just yesterday that Studio Theatre in Washington did Tribes, British playwright Nina Raine’s play about a young deaf man’s struggle to be heard, accepted and listened to?
Archives for June 3, 2014
Don’t lie – you’ve probably thumbed through the pages of a supermarket tabloid more than once in your life. The line is slow, the cashier has run off, and you suddenly find yourself curious – even captivated – by the possibility of such headlines as “Severed Leg Hops to Hospital” or “Bigfoot Kept Lumberjack as […]
I learned a lot from Jon Spelman’s new monologue The Prostate Dialogues. I learned, for example, that prostate glands produce the inert component of semen, which is why all male mammals have them. I learned that a sperm whale’s prostate gland is the size of a watermelon. I learned that BPE stands for Benign Prostate […]
Unlike most twenty-somethings, I like a side of stellar theatre with my shots. Nameless Theater’s production of A’Leighsha C. Butler’s play Last Call opened in Adams Morgan last week to a full and vibrant house – so of course I was in the audience.
Kwaidan, a collection of “stories and studies of strange things” is a journey through Ghostly Japan being presented by the appropriately named Spooky Action Theater. With text described as poetic, and dream-like, the stories are hauntingly beautiful, eerie, and some even downright, well, spooky.