“It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done,” Nancy Robinette told me as we sat in a small pie shop down the block from The Atlas Performing Arts Center. We spoke a couple of hours before she was to do a preview of Happy Days by Samuel Beckett and about an hour after I spoke to […]
Archives for June 26, 2014
Sound Design. It’s an art that needs your voice now.
It seems, given recent events surrounding the Tony Awards, that there is some heavy doubt and speculation as to what a Sound Designer does, what a good Sound Design accomplishes, what role a Sound Designer plays in the creative process and whether or not sound is a valid artistic design discipline.
Capital Fringe will move into its permanent home in time for 2015 fringe festival
The Capital Fringe Festival has been a welcome sign of summer for DC’s theater community, as for three weeks each July, it connects exploratory artists with adventurous audiences with a multitude of creative, cutting-edge, and contemporary performances. When it was announced that the space for Fort Fringe at 607 New York Avenue NW would be […]
Perfect Liars Club, a Fringe Peek
When my wife and I came up with the idea of Perfect Liars Club more than a year ago, we had no idea it would turn into such a phenomenon. We’d recently moved from London, UK to Washington for work, and didn’t want to just be passing through: we wanted to be part of the […]
Center Stage’s My America gets a July 4 release on Fandor
Independence Day will offer more than fireworks for theater lovers, as a screening of Center Stage’s acclaimed digital theater project My America will stream at Fandor.com on the Fourth of July, with a special screening following at New York City’s IFC Center on July 9.
When We Were Young and Unafraid
In recent times playwrights have been inviting us into worlds we would never know without them. Harvey Fierstein has set Casa Valentina in a camp in the Catskills to which certain men like to find themselves among others who like to get into a girdle, a gown, a wig, a pair of heels and all […]