Adventure Theatre’s holiday offering, A Lump of Coal for Christmas, is as sweet as it is warm and will leave you feeling merry and bright.
Archives for November 24, 2015
How Sweet It Is: Jarran Muse channels Marvin Gaye in Motown the Musical
Legendary singer Marvin Gaye is one of DC’s most popular native sons, and his soulful sound helped to define Motown as it was coming to age in the early ’60s. Gaye was responsible for such great tunes as “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” and “I Heard It Through the Grapevine,” and was dubbed […]
Akeelah and the Bee at Arena Stage (review)
Those of us waiting anxiously for new work from playwright by Cheryl L. West can rest easy—she’s still got it and Akeelah and the Bee is worth the wait. Her adaptation of the screenplay by Doug Atchison soars with energy and possibility.