At its Sidney Harman Hall, The Shakespeare Theatre has mounted what may be the quintessential production of James Baldwin’s The Amen Corner. The Amen Corner is set in a church: a Black church. What resonance does that have for us as an audience? “..the black church is a very particular creation, having almost nothing whatever […]
Archives for February 24, 2020
Review: Weep. a world premiere from Nu Sass Productions
It’s an image as ancient and archetypal as Medea and La Llorona, and as modern as Andrea Yates—a woman, a mother, standing over the bodies of her drowned children. From this shocking visual, which goes against every culturally constructed narrative of how and why a giver of life should behave, local playwright Amanda Zeitler begins […]
Taffety Punk’s restages suicide.chat.room. For Marcus Kyd, it’s very personal.
Marcus Kyd has two résumés (acting and directing) and a music catalogue. This may not sound special until you realize that both résumés, filled to the margins with production credits, do not contain overlapping credits. As a co-founder for Taffety Punk, Kyd keeps himself busy, and consistently in a state of creation with the other […]
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