This first weekend in March brings together works from some extraordinary women working in exciting new directions today in the realm of ‘opera and beyond.’ In Series hosts a Women Composers Festival with two full operas and a total of six different programs in a compressed three days. It promises to be a rare glimpse […]
Archives for March 3, 2020
Review: Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes at Signature Theatre
Empty nest syndrome is not an issue for Marian (an expertly controlled and controlling Susan Rome), a contentedly retired wife and mother living in Florida with her second husband Richard (John Leslie Wolfe, a portrait of cordial acceptance). She’s got book club, sunshine, dining out and shopping with friends—not to mention her husband’s pregnant 18-year-old […]
For Museum 2040, 4615 Theatre creates a museum of the future, then moves in.
Starting this week, Washington, DC is getting a new museum, and a different kind of immersive theatrical experience. 4615 Theatre’s upcoming production, Museum 2040, written by Renee Calarco and currently in its last few days of development by the cast and crew team at 4615, is set in a museum curated to highlight a domestic […]
Opera review: Don Giovanni meets the #MeToo movement
It was inevitable. Don Giovanni would have to face the match of his life against the #MeToo movement. The problem is this production, not two years after the resplendent WNO production directed by John Pascoe, not only brought down the man, but the production itself, and all but poor Amadeus Mozart. The stakes were high […]
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