Can incremental racism make you sick and even a little crazy? Rasheeda Speaking is a fascinating exploration into the premise that no matter how well-intentioned we try to be, the toxic elements of racism are deep seeded and seep through the culture with infectious impact. The affable Doctor Williams (Nick DePinto,) hired Jaclyn with good […]
Archives for March 9, 2020
How Washington area theatres are coping with the coronavirus and how you can help
As the novel coronavirus (“novel” here means no one has prior immunity) has incurred its way into DC, Maryland and Virginia, area producers of live theatre are taking measures to protect the safety, comfort and health of their patrons, performers and staff. All companies are following the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control […]
Review: Monumental’s Head Over Heels. Fresh and fun.
A 16th century queer romance that’s a jukebox musical set to the hits of The Go-Gos? It’s hard not to think “train wreck potential” when you hear the synopsis of Head Over Heels, the musical Monumental Theatre Company is tackling right now. It’s a pleasure to learn that Head Over Heels is actually pretty delightful. […]
Review: Einstein’s Wife: Serbian scientist Mileva Maric gets her due
ExPats Theatre’s production of Einstein’s Wife, (it bears the subtitle, An Imagined Encounter) takes place in an algorithmically graphed and projected after-life (Projections by Dylan Uremovich), where we meet the deceased Mileva Maric, a talented and disciplined Serbian scientist and her equally deceased, but more celebrated, husband, Albert Einstein, who is credited with having given […]
Encore Theater, DC’s newest professional theatre company, announces auditions for Next to Normal
The upcoming 2020/2021 season will introduce Encore Theater Company, based in the Takoma Park community. Encore’s inaugural season, their press release announced, will feature “two intimate, celebrated works that together explore themes of mental health, memory, and identity.” Next to Normal, the Tom Kitt/Brian Yorkey Tony Award-winning musical about a family struggling with mental illness, […]
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