Chalk opens amid chaos one Easter Sunday during a revolt that culminates in hangings and fires. In the middle of it all, palace guard Peter Sedovski (Jon Reynolds) places a cross around the neck of kitchen maid Alma Novak (Natasha Gallop) as a marriage proposal before each flees on differing quests.
Archives for June 27, 2016
Why BECOMING will challenge everything you think you know about dance. Becoming….’to begin to be’….you may be asking yourself, what does that even mean?
When I was a kid, I loved Saturday morning cartoons (of course), and the old Superman series, but most of all I loved the black-and-white films of physical comedians of yore—Chaplin and Laurel and Hardy and W. C. Fields—who came of age during vaudeville and who sometimes struggled to reinvent their careers during the era […]
As the story goes, when composer Andrew Lloyd Webber first sent his original recording of the Evita songs to Hal Prince to get the producer involved, Prince responded, “Any musical that begins with a funeral can’t be all bad.” And so the show has proven in its thirty-eight years. The new production at Olney Theatre […]
Mountain Dew. Hulk Hogan. Stuffed crust pizza. These. These things make America great. At least according to The Second City. It’s a sad list, but luckily the open secret here is that The Second City does actually make us great. Or, rather, certified platinum awesome.
The Arlington-based WSC Avant Bard announced today that it will devote its upcoming three-play season to the kind of theater for which it is best known: original spins on classic plays.