“It just all sort of fell in place. The perfect storm.” Fletcher McTaggart was telling me how he landed the title role in Martin Luther on Trial. Fellowship for Performing Arts (FPA), the New York City-based company presenting this world premiere, returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Lansburgh Theatre with the play from May 12 through […]
Archives for May 11, 2016
“It’s such big news. It’s all anyone in DC is talking about.” So said Trey Graham on Channel WUSA 9 last night in response to the announcement yesterday that Hamilton is coming to the Kennedy Center as part of the 2017-2018 season.
Sometimes it’s hard not to wonder about the relevance of musical theater. Sometimes it’s hard not to love the form but wonder if the content might be stuck in a limbo of irrelevance. And then you’re reminded of Tony Kushner’s and Jeanine Tesori’s Caroline, or Change and you realize that musicals can be revelatory, immediate, […]