Brevity is not the soul of Saint Joan’s wit. Even at three and a half hours’ running time, however, the George Bernard Shaw classic never flags in Bedlam’s funky, spunky, stripped down version at the Folger Theatre. There are, however, some costs to the company’s insistently low-cost approach.
Archives for May 16, 2018
An American banker abducted by jihadists in Pakistan must earn his $10 million ransom by making a killing on the market. And as he introduces concepts of high finance to his kidnappers – some concepts that tanked the US economy a decade ago – the term ‘making a killing’ becomes both figurative and literal in […]
Broadway actress and singer-songwriter Desi Oakley is over 200 performances in on the national tour of the fan-favorite musical Waitress, now at The National Theatre. She plays the lead role of Jenna, a small-town diner waitress who transfers her dreams of escaping her loveless, abusive marriage into the creation of wonderfully creative pies in the touring […]
The seven shows hosted by the National Theatre next season will be either straight from New York or heading there.