The “musical drama” of Hank Williams: Lost Highway takes its cues from other great bio-dramas that have gone before, and what it lacks in storytelling it makes up with sheer talent.
Archives for June 9, 2014
Nobody in the world of Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s The Totalitarians seems all that interested in little things like gender, race, sexuality, party affiliation or class. In Nachtrieb’s cynical world, the defining characteristic anyone seems to recognize in anyone else is whether not that person is useful in the eternal, myopic quest for power. Ethics, morals, […]
How far would you go to rescue what you’ve lost—be it a watch, an hour, or sanity? Directors Colin Hovde and Nathaniel Mendez and the superb company of actors deftly blend humor and horror to produce an awesome piece that leaves everything on the stage—challenging the audience to confront the worst of human tendencies and […]
“I’ve been a fan of Mike Bartlett and his writing for years. Four years ago I got to know him personally, and I’ve been paying a lot of attention to him. It’s impossible to over-emphasize what a big deal he is in London right now.”
It’s delightful sitting in the audience knowing you’re about to write a rave. You relax knowing you have plenty to write. Words will come easily. And in the case of this weekend’s UrbanArias performance, you put your pen down and roll your head back laughing. John Musto’s Bastianello and William Bolcom’s Lucrezia, commissioned and first […]