Director Renana Fox shares her thoughts on 22 BOOM! Long ago I came across a quote by the author and museum director Kenneth Clark explaining the value of public art.
Archives for July 5, 2016
Sex, lawyers, and slamming doors — when opera meets the modern sitcom, it leads to comedy of operatic proportions! The Forgotten Opera Company is pleased to present the world premiere of Do Not Disturb at this year’s Capital Fringe Festival.
For those who know me, the concept of Oral Histories doesn’t sound like the type of play that I would write. I’m seen as a little straight-laced. I have people who apologize to me when they swear. I teach a Bible study at my church. What I am doing writing a play about blow jobs? […]
Those folks at Disney do not have a lock on turning familiar fairy tales and children’s literature into charming and engaging entertainment fit for the entire family to enjoy.
A summer of fun kicks off with a musical bouncier and brighter than a beach ball—Hairspray, presented in all its teased, sprayed and teen-spirited glory at Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Columbia under the ebullient direction (and 1960s go-go choreography) of Mark Minnick.
This week’s giveaway is a pair of tickets to Studio Theatre’s production of Hand to God.
Who is the kind of person who decides to move to Kabul, Afghanistan? Obviously, there are diplomats, military service members, and NGO workers who accept assignments in dangerous locations like this. Certainly, they’re people without kids or mortgages. Most definitely, they’re people comfortable taking a risk.
A variety of unrelated acts—song and dance, comedy, acrobatics, pantomime, magic—vaudeville was the popular American entertainment before radio, film and television. Happenstance Theater, a group of local, contemporary vaudevillians to the core, have picked and plucked from America’s once-dominant theatrical art form and re-contextualized it in loving homage in Moxie, A Happenstance Vaudeville.
We used to live down the street from a playground with a giant cement slide that dated from the 1950s. Our daughter has always loved thrilling experiences, so when she was two she decided that she wanted to go down, but only if I’d sit next to her and hold her hand. The first time, […]