The National Ballet of Canada returns to Washington D.C. with the U.S. premiere of The Winter’s Tale from January 19-24, 2016 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Based on William Shakespeare’s play of the same name, the production is co-produced with The Royal Ballet and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon.
Archives for January 18, 2016
Will Eno’s Middletown at NextStop Theatre (review)
Will Eno’s Middletown, now at Herndon’s NextStop Theatre, is what Our Town would have been if Thornton Wilder had made his characters hopeless, heartbreakingly lonely and a little psycho.
Ionesco’s Exit the King from 4615 Theatre Company (review)
“Why was I born, if it wasn’t forever?” It’s a lament many of us find ourselves asking on dark nights of the soul when we are forced to dwell on our mortality. Few of us pose the question as bluntly or with as much panic as King Berenger (Ahmad Kamal), a 400 year-old monarch grappling […]
Chocolate Covered Ants from Restoration Stage (review)
The strange title refers to the profound sense of feeling insignificant, inconsequential, disrespected and invisible sentiments felt by black men in America. The stories and messages are clear and graphic about the diminished value of black men’s lives, but rather than get stuck as a linear lambasting diatribe about criminal injustice, police brutality and societal neglect, […]