It takes only a few seconds of flickering light to find oneself anticipating the delicate magic of the early film animation of Lotte Reiniger. And then musician Tom Teasley intervenes, launching into his surging, pulsating percussive overture, making this synthesized work of silent-film-cum-live-music come crashing dynamically into the twenty-first century. For a full ninety minutes, […]
Archives for August 14, 2015
In Spring, 2016, another musical first debuted at Arena Stage will open in New York. It was just announced that Dear Evan Hansen will be produced at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). With music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dogfight, A Christmas Story), book by Steven Levenson (Showtime’s […]
Expect things to get really hot in D.C. on Monday, August 17th, as the Signature Theatre presents the Fourth Annual Summer Hummer, the raunchy and mostly hilarious benefit for theatreWashington’s Taking Care of Our Own, which provides emergency assistance to Washington-area theatre professionals.
I walked into the tent, and Peter and Wendy were already flying. The Peter Pan in the Threesixty Theatre folks had invited some press types for a backstage tour. I’d been thinking about taking the family (husband Jay and 3 year old twins Ivona and Aksel) anyway, so I jumped at the chance to see […]