DCTS writer Susan Galbraith returns to the Prague Fringe festival with Protest by Vaclav Havel, produced by her company Alliance for New Music-Theatre. —————— Prague is a city of rooftops and spires. The terra cotta tiles stand out against the deep blue skies of this unseasonably hot May weather. The cobblestone-lined streets quickly train the unseasoned tourist […]
Archives for June 2017
Scene change: Howard Shalwitz stepping down as Artistic Director of Woolly Mammoth
Just announced – Howard Shalwitz will be leaving his position as the artistic head of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, a position he has held for nearly forty years, at the end of the 2017-2018 season.
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by August Wilson at 1st Stage (review)
Black rage—internalized, until it’s not. Stories that carry like the blues. Language that ricochets like jazz. Penetration into the trauma of the black experience in America.
Doubt: A Parable review
We may be some years removed from the height of the sexual abuse scandal that rocked the Catholic Church and gave Spotlight its turn on the Academy stage. But even if those events are no longer above the frontpage fold every day, the applicability of John Patrick Shanley’s tale of morality in the face of […]
New musical Crazy Mary Lincoln from Pallas Theatre Collective (review)
A gunshot. Chaos. Followed by shock. And a nation, almost on cue and in sync, lets out a collective wail of grief. But the cries of a lone, new widow displease the gentry surrounding her in the aftermath so much so that her overwhelming anguish becomes a black stain on her character and a case […]