There’s a fall-ish chill in the air and a delectable thrill inside Everyman Theatre, where they are opening their 25th season with a slam-bang, conscience-prickling production of that old chestnut An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley, written in 1945 but set in pre-WWI England.
Archives for September 15, 2015
Garcia Lorca’s Yerma at GALA Hispanic Theatre
Terrifying, intoxicating, brutally straight-forward and shocking, stripped to its gut-wrenching core, Federico García Lorca’s Yerma, modernized as never seen before, opens the GALA Hispanic Theatre’s 40th season. Opening night audience sat transfixed by theater as haunting as a dream; as numbing as a nightmare.
David S. Kessler Wins 5th Annual Gary Maker Audience Award
David S. Kessler, an avid, area-wide theatergoer who this year broke through the other side of the stage by writing, producing and performing Wombat Drool at Capital Fringe, is the recipient of the 2015 Gary Lee Maker Award for outstanding audience member, DC Theatre Scene editor Lorraine Treanor announced today.
UpClose: Liz Maestri, Women’s Voices Theater Festival
Inheritance Canyon, Liz Maestri’s new play, debuts September 18, 2015, produced by Taffety Punk.
UpClose: Jennie Berman Eng, Women’s Voices Theater Festival
Jennie Berman Eng’s new play, Whenever You’re Near Me I Feel Sick, debuts September 17, 2015 at the Trinidad Theatre in Washington, DC.