From the very first moments of Lincoln Center’s ravishing The King and I, it feels like a privilege just to be sitting in the audience. First the 29 musicians play Rodgers and Hammerstein’s lush overture in an orchestra pit that looks to be in the middle of the auditorium. Then suddenly a magnificent ship slides […]
Archives for April 20, 2015
Tyger, an original interactive and immersive production, starts at the door: “Do you know Gabby?” All are asked. None do. You are invited in for dinner but, instead, stay to watch a group of artistic/poetic renegades called “No Ingles” prepare a protest to honor their missing fearless leader—Gabby.
The colorful history embellisher Lettice Douffet is poised to charm the husk right off of the corn of unsuspecting tourists visiting Britain’s most lackluster stately home. Douffet should also offer a stark contrast to Charlotte Schoen, the rigid and colorless civil servant attempting to thwart the truth-stretching tours.
For two decades, DC’s own Young Playwrights’ Theater has fostered the minds of budding young writers by helping them discover their own theatrical visions.