Do theology and theater mix? Is there an unspoken separation between church and stage? A day after the announcement that Amazing Grace will close on Broadway after little more than three months, The Christians opens Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons, telling the story of a pastor who shocks his congregation with a single sermon.
Archives for September 17, 2015
Ironbound at Round House Theatre (review)
The Women’s Voices Theater Festival continues to smash our perceptions of “lady theater” with the full-throated Ironbound by Martyna Majok, which amounts to 90 minutes of blistering goodness.
City Paper exec new head of theatreWashington
Just announced by theatreWashington – Amy Austin, the long-time Publisher of the Washington City Paper, a local news and online destination, has accepted the position as President and CEO of theatreWashington.
Stage Briefs: casting news, John Lahr’s visit, H Street festival, Rex Daugherty, and Georgetown kids theatre company
A roundup of some of this week’s theatrical news and notes from Solas Nua, Mosaic Theater, City Kids Theatre, Arena Stage, Constellation Theatre Company, and noted critic John Lahr. At the opening of Kathleen Akerley’s Night Falls on the Blue Planet, directed by Rex Daugherty, we had the chance to congratulate the actor/director on his […]
UpClose: Jaci Pulice, Women’s Voices Theater Festival
Jaci Pulice is director of The October Issue, devised by The October Issue ensemble. The improv debuts September 17, 2015 at Washington Improv Theater. She has trained at Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre and Washington Improv Theater. She currently performs with the WIT ensemble iMusical. She can frequently be found perusing the pages of the latest […]
UpClose: Ginna Hoben, Women’s Voices Theater Festival
Ginna Hoben is a professional actor/playwright based out of NYC. Her new play, No Spring Chicken, debuts at NextStop Theatre on September 24, 2015. She has toured all over the country and has extensive classical credits. Ginna is the author of The Twelve Dates of Christmas, a one-women holiday comedy that has been performed at theaters […]
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