Alex, the sadistic, Beethoven-loving juvenile delinquent at the center of Anthony Burgess’ 1962 dystopian novel and Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 film, has returned, this time Off-Broadway, as sexy young British actor Jonno Davies. He stars in an all-male version of A Clockwork Orange that is less a conventional stage play than a high-voltage homoerotic dance drama. […]
Archives for September 25, 2017
Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew brings actress Carolyn Stefanie Clay back home to DC.
In theater circles, Dominique Morisseau is regarded as one of the most significant and talented African-American playwrights working today. Last year, she made the list of Top 20 Most Produced Playwrights in America, and has recently penned a popular three-play cycle entitled The Detroit Projects.
The Magic Flute review. In Series in a new venue
Your mission: Venture to the land of Adams Morgan until you see a temple at 16th and Fuller. From Fuller turn right at Mozart Place, past the construction, into the auto-gated parking lot. Then look for the signs. Not enigmatic Dan Brown-ish signs, but actual printer paper taped here and there, with arrows, saying “Magic […]
Bernstein on Broadway Review: an exquisite evening
A year-long international celebration of the life of Leonard Bernstein called “Bernstein at 100” received its official launch at a memorable, one-night-only show Bernstein on Broadway in the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theatre on September 22nd. What a magnificent life and what a spectacular opening!
Rapture, Blister, Burn review
Two plays in one: a well-observed drama about a woman’s mid-life crisis, and an academic and occasionally comedic delve into the complexities of feminist theory. Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions’ staging of Gina Gionfriddo’s 2012 Off-Broadway smash is too lax to keep the two halves knotted densely together. This Rapture, Blister, Burn – a play described […]