Joel Markowitz, Founder and Editor Emeritus of DC Metro Theater Arts, died in his home this afternoon after a battle with Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gherig’s Disease, his brother Bruce Markowitz announced today.
Archives for November 7, 2017
Jon Robin Baitz fairly sprays the audience with lines that atta-tack-tack like an AK47. You hear the moans of each hit and then explosion after explosion of laughter. In this way, his play Vicuña serves, as many plays have done down throughout history, as a necessary bloodletting from society’s current ills.
The Ravens brings a whole new perspective to defining art. What’s Shakespeare’s text doing on the lips of a strip tease performer while she sliding down the pole in shimmery stilettos? Well, why not?