If there’s one thing you’ll take away from Olney Theatre Center’s Elf the Musical it’s this: the DC musical theater scene has a tremendous talent base. To a one, Elf’s largely ensemble cast give some of the most enjoyable, high-energy and top-caliber performances I have seen in the area. And the performers in this movie-turned-stage […]
Archives for November 19, 2018
Olney’s pajama drive is on to warm the hearts of foster care children
Olney Theatre Center’s successful Annie-inspired pajama drive last year resulted in more than 800 pairs of new pajamas for the Rockville, Md.-based Comfort Cases which, in turn, went to children in the foster car system. The drive is back on, this time focused on its production of Elf the Musical. “It’s been important since I […]
Review: Cry It Out, a funny, refreshing look at new mothers
Whether they’re getting dolled up for a trip to the Shop-N-Stop like it’s a trip to the prom, or realizing, as the Fed-Ex guy walks away, that they’ve had an entire conversation with their breast hanging out, Jessie and Lina are having their share of motherhood misadventures in their first weeks of parenthood.
“Heil Hitler” shouter reveals he’s a Trump critic
The man who shouted “Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!” in Baltimore’s Hippodrome during the intermission of Fiddler on the Roof on November 14 actually meant his outburst to be a gesture of solidarity with oppressed people and a challenge to the Trump Administration’s immigration policies, CNN reported today. Anthony M. Derlunas, 58, told CNN’s Baltimore affiliate […]