It ends as it begins. In silence. An unnerving calm as a lone woman ponders the remnants of a house long ago locked and draped in the cozy white of sheets that say life no longer bustles here.
Archives for February 10, 2015
A crowd pleasing Godspell at Olney
Olney Theater’s plan for their new rendition of Godspell, which opened this past weekend, was simple but effective: gather some of DC’s best powerhouse vocal performers and pour them all into the ensemble of a musical known for being packed start to finish with songs. For the most part, Godspell delivers on its promise of […]
Outstanding production of Doubt at 1st Stage
John Patrick Shanley’s thought-provoking dialectic on the dead-end of certainty vs. the revelatory nature of doubt is masterfully handled by director Michael Dove in a production at Tysons’ 1st Stage.
Zero Hour: Tokyo Rose’s Last Tape
Anyone who knows me will tell you that as a critic and sometime creator of mixed-disciplinary performance, I have a particular proclivity for highly experimental theatrical works and perhaps especially combinations of contemporary dance-theatre from Japan and other parts of Asia. So why, I must ask, did Miwa Yanagi’s “Zero Hour:Tokyo Rose’s Last Tape” leave […]