A View From The Bridge, one of Arthur Miller’s most popular plays, has been on Broadway four times before, most recently just five years ago, starring Liev Schreiber and Scarlett Johansson in an impressive Broadway debut.
Archives for November 16, 2015
Arthur Miller at 100.Two Revivals: Incident at Vichy
Two separate revivals of plays by Arthur Miller on the centennial of his birth illustrate two core aims of his work: “I could not imagine a theater worth my time that did not want to change the world,” he said. And: Playwriting is “a kind of license to say the unspeakable….”
Brigadoon casts its spell at Compass Rose
The mystical village of Brigadoon is a blessed place, appearing out of the Scottish Highlands’ mists once every hundred years with its 18th Century innocence and delightfullness intact.
Appomattox at Washington National Opera
Philip Glass has been called by some the greatest living composer. His new work, Appomattox, received a world premiere in its expanded and revised state by Washington National Opera on Saturday. It is bold, sweeping, dreamlike, socially relevant, and ultimately deeply spiritual.
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at Washington Stage Guild
I am usually a strict adherent to the “No Christmas till after Thanksgiving” edict, but I am happy I broke my own rule and started my holiday season a little early with Washington Stage Guild.