There’s a lot of serious stuff exposed in Ayad Akhtar’s incendiary Disgraced, currently at Arena Stage. The 90-minute one act asks tough questions, presents thorny dilemmas, uncorks usually well-kept prejudices and provokes an intellectual and emotional reaction from viewers.
Archives for May 2, 2016
In the darkened Kennedy Center Opera House, the music begins so quietly one thinks maybe it is only imagined. But that E-flat major triad rolls on and grows. On an enormous screen, from a murky swirling darkness, slowly, light appears, forming a gaseous cloud.
Update: This contest has closed. We’ve got another great show for you coming up. Watch for it on Monday. This week’s giveaway is for the show that asks the two questions we all avoid: Do you need the stuff you have? Do you have the stuff you need? It’s The Object Lesson coming soon to Studio Theatre.
Everyman Theatre announced this weekend that a venerable thriller and a venerable farce will bookend its 2016/17 season, which will otherwise contain new comedies, a Michael John LaChiusa/Ellen Fitzhugh musical, and an adaptation of a Charles Dickens novel.