Some believe that if we keep people who have died in our thoughts and words then they are not really dead. Well, if so, then last night lights were blazing and the world was happily peopled by our many friends and family members lost to AIDS. RENT came to town for its Twentieth Anniversary Tour […]
Archives for June 21, 2017
No other play now on area stages has been more enhanced by its soundtrack than Theater Alliance’s Still Life with Rocket. Matthew Nielson’s underscored music, sound effects and songs of this collaborative production are so perfectly tuned to the performances, it is difficult to imagine the play without them.
The idea for my show started 6 years ago after I attended a voice workshop, when one of the coaches told me that I would be good at doing cabaret; I never thought of doing that. At the time, I was working on presenting a solo recital, and decided to turn my recital into a […]
In my experience, there are two kinds of science fiction that tend to make their way to movie audiences: action blockbusters with a veneer of futuristic technology like The Terminator or The Matrix, or glorified disaster movies depicting the triumph of the human spirit (Armageddon and The Martian spring to mind).