On Monday next, June 20th at 7 pm, a memorial will be held at Source Theatre. 1835 14th St., NW. for Keith Parker. The long-time Literary Manager at Source Theatre Company, Keith became synonymous in many people’s minds with the annual summer Source Festival (officially known then as Washington Theatre Festival).
Sunday morning, most of us woke up to the dreadful news about the massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Sunday is a day off, of course, for a lot of people. For others, it’s a work day, and people went in to staff restaurants and the Metro and to provide the numerous other services […]
“This cold night will turn us all to fools and madmen,” speaks the Fool in King Lear. The action of The Dresser takes place over one night before, during, and after a performance of that venerated tragedy. It’s the Second World War in England. Air raid sirens announce the danger of Nazi bombardments. The British […]
“I have a long history with the show,” Brent Barrett told me. The extremely busy musical theatre actor, with an impressive (and international) resumé, begins previews next week playing Georges in La Cage aux Folles at Signature Theatre.
What’s it going to be like this year? That was a question in the minds of many in the theatre community as last night’s Helen Hayes Awards ceremony approached.
Pan Pan Theatre’s stage production of Samuel Beckett’s radio play All That Fall, playing four more times in the Terrace Gallery as part of The Kennedy Center’s Ireland 100 festival, is theatrical nirvana.
It is one hundred years almost to the month since the Easter Rising, the insurrection that began the armed struggle of Irish Nationalists against British occupation. It is ninety years almost to the month since the premiere at the Abbey Theatre of Seán O’Casey’s The Plough and the Stars, inarguably the most significant play written […]
“It just all sort of fell in place. The perfect storm.” Fletcher McTaggart was telling me how he landed the title role in Martin Luther on Trial. Fellowship for Performing Arts (FPA), the New York City-based company presenting this world premiere, returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Lansburgh Theatre with the play from May 12 through […]
“This is my first role in a Tennessee Williams play, but it’s true that I’ve been told that I should play Blanche since I was thirteen. God knows what that means. But, having played him now, I long to do all the rest of him. It’s such a joy to do his plays.”
“That play and that experience — what’s that lovely word? Seminal.” Actor Kryztov Lindquist was talking about Equus.