How can something so sumptuous also be so balanced? That’s the delicious riddle of Center Stage’s production of Amadeus, which, under the assured direction of artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah is both visually and aurally lavish, yet empathetic.
Archives for September 23, 2014
One of the most recognizable faces in Washington D.C.’s theater scene isn’t an actor, isn’t a high-profile writer or even an artistic director—it’s fan and patron Barbara Bear, who regularly sees more than 100 productions a year and has totaled over 5,000 theater performances since moving from Newport News to Arlington in 1961.
Barbara Bear, who regularly attends more than one hundred theatrical productions a year in the DC Area, has won the 2014 Gary Lee Maker Audience Award.
There is a scene in Lorraine Hansberry’s landmark drama A Raisin in the Sun where the troubled, young husband and father Walter Lee Younger feels he has lost any chance of finding his dream. But his loving, lioness of a mother, Lena, looks him in the eye and tells him she never stopped trusting him […]