Like a 1950s cellar, the room is festooned with clothes-lines, which are, in turn, draped with fabrics, and also photographs and notes, all attached by clothespins. There is a ball of fabrics, a big one, on the floor in the middle of the room. Three women (Claire Alrich, Maryam Foye, and Britney Mongold) meander among […]
Archives for June 9, 2016
Buried Cities opens Source Festival (review)
The old adage is that a conservative is a liberal who’s been mugged, but, as Jennifer Fawcett’s Buried Cities shows, things are more complicated than that. In Buried Cities, which along with the artistic blind date Entanglement kicked off CulturalDC’s Source Festival last night, the initiating incident happens offstage. Maya (Yesenia Iglesias) and Louis (McCaul Baggett), […]
Lost in Wonderland (review) from Pallas Theatre Collective
Lost in Wonderland is a workshop production of a new musical based upon Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. As fostered by Pallas Theatre Collective, this promising new musical provides a fresh approach to the oft-mined source material that both pleases and provokes the audience.
Floyd Collins (review) at 1st Stage
There are a trio of beautiful moments in Floyd Collins threading through 1st Stage Tysons’ newest musical offering. In the first of these moments, Harrison Smith (who plays a small cameo role in the rest of the musical) stands downstage center, suddenly downstrokes on his six string, and sings “Deep in the land of the […]