It’s easy to become jaded in the theater. I see it all the time. Actors who have played the same part one too many times; critics who have seen the same productions of the same plays one hundred too many times. Fiddler on the Roof is a perfect example of one of these plays. The […]
Archives for November 17, 2014
Quotidian’s Hedda Gabler – did the critics get it wrong? The director speaks out
Michael Avolio, director of Quotidian Theatre Company’s currently running production of Hedda Gabler, spoke with DCTS’s Christopher Henley recently by e-mail about the production and its reception.
A brush with Sondheim at Saturday Night, Musicals in Mufti
This is a little bonus notice, because it was a rare showing of Stephen Sondheim’s very first musical, written when he was in his early twenties. Twin brothers Julius and Philip Epstein, had delivered a comedy to Broadway, Chicken Every Sunday, in 1944 and had subsequently written “Casablanca” for the screen, for which they’d received […]