This is my favorite time of year, when artistic directors lay down those cards they’ve been holding so closely, and announce their upcoming seasons. With twenty companies already reporting at least a portion of their schedules, we can already predict that theatre in the Washington DC area is far from shrinking; it will easily surpass […]
Archives for April 1, 2015
August 1, 2015– July 31, 2016 Click to see What’s on stage now family friendly
Would you go to prison for a play, to defend what that play said about the world? What would that play look like? You can see for yourself at MetroStage in Alexandria, with Athol Fugard’s The Island, a part of the explosive canon of theater protesting South African apartheid in the ‘60’s, ‘70’s, and ‘80’s.
“I went into it expecting to be terrified. Hanging up after talking to the agency, I thought to myself, ‘Oh, I’ve just guaranteed myself two weeks of total stress.’ But it hasn’t been that way.”
As just announced on DramaUrge: Slow Theatergoing. Taking a chapter out of “One Book, One Community,” theaters will focus productions on one play per season. It is hoped that patrons will have a chance to see a show that everyone’s talking about before it closes while building on the model of Shear Madness. Parking Fee […]