Sometimes less is more—like when only two actresses take the stage and expertly convey a complicated, yet relatable, relationship filled with both mutual admiration and envy—so I’ll keep this short and sweet. Collected Stories is a wonderful, intimate character study of what happens when the student becomes the master, written by a master: the Pulitzer-winning playwright […]
Archives for May 10, 2016
Update: Hamilton will be in DC for a 14 week run mid-June to mid-September, 2018. The national tour of the Broadway musical Hamilton will be coming to the Kennedy Center as part of its 2017-2018 season, it was announced a few minutes ago by Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller and the Kennedy Center.
Taffety Punk has a bit of an odd premiere on their hands. Phaeton is filled with loveless marriage, questions of faith and faithfulness, young adults trying to find their way in the world, and much more. Which all seems normal enough, especially told through some stellar acting and design. The play also happens to include angry […]
We all know that The Wizard of Oz is the story of a girl and her dog. And home. Right? So, does the 2011 musical, featuring new compositions and lyrics by Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice, succeed in spreading joy—overwhelming, warm, and kinetic—deep in your heart? Unequivocally, yes. It’s a polished show heavy on […]