Creative Cauldron is presenting the world premiere of Kaleidoscope, a new musical by Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith, that examines Alzheimer’s disease through the eyes of a legendary Broadway performer on what she thinks is her comeback tour.
Archives for May 3, 2017
Protest Theatre. Schenkkan pushes back on a Donald Trump promise with Building the Wall
It’s in the air – an urgency to use theatre to get people into the conversation about what many see as our national crisis: the Trump presidency. Now Forum Theatre gets into the act presenting a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Building the Wall.
Forum brings Schenkkan’s must-see Building the Wall to Arena and Silver Spring (review)
Speculative political fiction written six months ago and set a mere two years from today is a bold thing to write and produce. But there was a moral imperative to the subject of this play that propelled its author to write it and Forum Theatre to produce it.
Songs of protest: Passion & Struggle / Pasion Y Lucha from In Series (review)
It was as if an electric current connected the cabaret performers who call themselves Diana V. Sáez & Friends. Staged on a platform surrounded by round cafe tables, draped with red table cloths, this In Series cabaret concert at Atlas’s Lab II shines the spotlight on Hispanic songs of the past. Some are rarely heard […]
Theatre history lives on in DCTS podcasts
“Break a leg.” We say it, but what theatre tradition does it stem from? Dorothy Stanley explains on one of the hundreds of podcasts available on DCTS. Theodore Bikel, Maurice Hines, Larry Redmond, Alice Ripley, Kimberly Gilbert, Harry Winter. Shows like Glory Days, Peter and Wendy, Mojo Mickybo, Sycamore Trees. Many of these surprisingly intimate interviews were […]