A Sondheim, a couple of Broadway hits, a couple of brand spankin’ new shows, and a boatload of cabarets. Signature Theatre’s 2018-2019 follows the familiar contours of recent seasons. But this year, Signature is announcing not only next year’s productions, but some of the artists who will be making them happen. Also, the undead will […]
Archives for April 20, 2018
The Pointless team reveals their futuristic take on Rite of Spring
It takes a bold soul to approach the works of Igor Stravinsky. Only the most adventurous and sometimes reckless musicians approach pieces like Rite of Spring, taking on the intense difficulty of the tonality, the meter, and the rhythm of oddly accented notes.
Ivo van Hove directs two Bergman stage adaptations: After the Rehearsal and Persona (review)
Kennedy Center’s “Bergman 100 Celebration” continues with (through Sunday only!) a Toneelgroep Amsterdam production: stage versions of two screenplays by the great man whose centenary is being appropriately marked.
Washington National Opera announces its 2018-2019 season
The partnership between Washington National Opera and The Kennedy Center continues to dominate the opera scene in Washington. But Deborah Rutter, at the helm of the entire arts complex, continues to think “out of the box,” the Kennedy Center box that is, creating new spaces, reaching out to new audiences that better represent our city’s […]