There are thirty-five characters in Scena Theatre’s production of Fear Eats the Soul, and thirteen actors to play them, but as it is a love story it is really only about two people. One of them is Ali (or Salem), a Moroccan guest worker in Germany (Oscar Ceville). The other is Emmi (the astonishing Nanna […]
Archives for May 18, 2017
Chris Henley’s night out at the Helen Hayes Awards
Awards shows are their own animal. Each iteration has its distinctive aspects, but, no matter how much they try to fight the basic formula, it’s hard to avoid similarities: acceptance speeches that can bleed into each other in memory, as familiar memes repeat; outcomes that seem so urgent and important at the moment, but may […]
Views of the Helen Hayes Awards from Laura Giannarelli, who’s attended all 33.
Laura Giannarelli has been to each Helen Hayes Awards ceremony since the inception of the awards. As this is the 33rd annual, she’s heard “and the award goes to” many, many times.