The first thing you’ll notice about Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at Round House Theatre is the set. It would be impossible to walk into the Bethesda theatre and not marvel at the luscious recreation of the turbulent Mississippi plantation home that has become a staple of American theater.
Archives for April 7, 2016
Theater J, long a dominant company in Jewish theater throughout America, will offer a 2016-17 season full of plays about dominance under attack — including a perhaps surprising choice: Lucas Hnath’s The Christians.
To memories dulled by the passage of time, Lyndon Johnson seems like a bumptious interloper on the smooth passage between Jack Kennedy’s understated elegance and Richard Nixon’s dark suasions. He seems undereducated, flat-footed and trite, overmatched and undone by the Viet Nam war. We think of him as a minor character, pitiable, perhaps. Robert Schenkkan […]