For a couple of guys for whom death is inevitable, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are having a pretty good time. Prince Hamlet’s school chums are of course the title characters in Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, a comic riff on Shakespeare’s tragedy where minor characters in Hamlet are thrust in to the spotlight.
Archives for May 29, 2015
Forum’s The Shipment delivers its package using minstrel, standup (review)
Forum Theater’s affecting rendition of Young Jean Lee’s polemical The Shipment doesn’t dance around the truth, but opts instead to rip the Band-Aid off the raw, tragic, funny, and bewildering dimensions of life in black America.
John Lescault stars as General Sherman in outdoor Civil War drama, June 6
Acclaimed actor John Lescault, a familiar sight on DC stages, will be planting his boots on the bare ground of The Amphitheater of Stone Hill Farm in Flint Hill, VA in a one night only performance of Sherman the Peacemaker by James Reston, Jr. (June 6, 2015 – rain date: June 14). Performance of the […]