I was surprised at how little I laughed during Oh, Hello on Broadway, a comedy act by Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, who have been called “two of the hottest voices in comedy.” They portray Gil Faizon, a “Tony Award viewing” actor, and George St. Geegland, a failed novelist, who have been roommates for 40 […]
Archives for October 10, 2016
Ruthless! – a poisoned parody of musicals brimming with talent at Creative Cauldron (review)
In the Ruthless! world where little girls break out into song when strangers pay a visit, and show business aspirations are passed down through the genetic code of some wacky dames, hilarity ensues. A sharp, funny and tuneful mash-up of all things show-biz and camp, Ruthless! The Musical is a hoot.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at The Kennedy Center (review)
Unlike most of us lazy mortals, Christopher sees everything. And in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, now playing at the Kennedy Center, we see the world through his unique perspective – brought unforgettably to life with dazzling stage and lighting that is nothing short of virtuosic.
An Iliad from Taffety Punk (review)
How much can a single great performance carry a whole production? That question is put to the test in Taffety Punk’s staging of Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare’s An Iliad, a semi-contemporized take on Homer’s classic tale of the Trojan War featuring a remarkable star turn from Esther Williamson. But frustrating staging and design choices […]
The Kennedy Center reveals plans for major HARMAN gift of audio and light equipment
HARMAN, recently named the official sound partner of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will be making a generous donation of high-performance audio and lighting equipment as part of an expanded partnership between the two entities. What impact will that have on the sound system of the Opera House, which came under fierce […]