Like one of the phantoms in Folger Theatre’s production, Julius Caesar revisits us to impart its message time and time again. And while Shakespeare’s tragedy is a familiar experience for some, the performances in this production set it apart–and above–many that have come before.
Archives for November 5, 2014
Giacomo Puccini’s abiding tale of tragic love proved its unassailable endurance as the Washington National Opera’s restrained, ashen La bohème received an enthusiastic standing ovation at the Kennedy Center on opening night.
Memory is a powerful thing in music. When I was young, one of my first exposures to musical theatre was the 1993 Broadway revival cast recording of Guys and Dolls. Mostly known for introducing an unsuspecting world to the force of nature that is Nathan Lane, its highly colorful, stylish take on the Damon Runyon […]