Aida opened Washington National Opera’s season, and the production is stunning grand opera. From the remarkable singing to the stage pictures filled with RETNA’s startling, rich iconography, this is a production not to be missed.
Archives for September 11, 2017
A sizzling Don Juan Tenorio opens GALA’s season (review)
A legendary Spanish character, that has inspired work by luminaries including Moliere, Goldoni, and Mozart, has leapt onto the stage at GALA Hispanic Theatre in a sizzling new adaptation, Don Juan Tenorio based on José Zorrilla’s romantic drama that continues to conquer female hearts. In this new vision, the rapacious cock of the walk and […]
Astronomy and witches . Aglaonike’s Tiger at Venus Theater (review)
Perfectly timed since the region is still enthralled from the excitement of the near total solar eclipse, Aglaonike’s Tiger is a stylistic rendering of one of the earliest female astronomers who predicted lunar eclipses. The young scientist, accompanied by her beloved tiger is determined to understand and predict the movement of the heavenly bodies. The […]