“We band of brothers… ” Shakespeare has Henry V speak to his army on the eve of St. Crispin’s day, as he prepares to lead them against the French’s overwhelming forces in the Battle of Agincourt. That battle took place on October 25, 600 years ago.
Archives for October 23, 2015
Juliette Binoche, the movie star who won an Oscar in the 90s for The English Patient, plays the title role in the new production of the Greek tragedy Antigone, which began a short (through Oct. 25 only) run last night at Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater.
One of the most surprising offerings in this DC theater season comes from Constellation Theatre, who are deviating from their usual epic fare with blockbuster Tony Award-winning show Avenue Q, a musical about people and puppets trying to make their way in New York City, famously crass (and definitely not for kids).
Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End is full of the wit and wisdom of the woman herself; written by journalist/sister duo Allison and Margaret Engel, the play allows Erma (Barbara Chisholm) to tell her own story, leading the audience through her years as a mother and housewife who lampooned life in the suburbs in her weekly […]