The imaginative team behind Fringe 2010’s hit iSchool Musical returns to Fringe with a hilarious new show, iToonsical. Based on the idea of an animated movie musical (think Disney or “South Park”), the characters in the show they created when i was there was a completely improvised musical were all animals.
If you like Fringe shows that are off-the-wall, crazy, and involve embarrassing audience participation, Assembly Required: Comedy A to Y is the right show for you! Seen in last year’s Fringe in the very funny Assembly Required: How to Write, Produce, and Stage a Musical – the Musical, Brian Sutow and Joshua Morgan (of No […]
As a famous frog once lamented: It’s not easy being green. Kermit was talking about how green skin blends into the grass and leaves on trees making it hard to stand out and be noticed. In The Little Differences ,or The Monster, playwright/director Soren Paul Budge attempts a twist on a familiar theme already explored […]
What do the last two survivors on Earth talk about after a zombie apocalypse has killed off the entire human population? That is the novel concept behind Mark Pacan and Justin Purvis’ Z-The Apocalypse Improvised.
Infinity Theater Company opens its 2011 summer season with a swinging tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes in My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra. Conceived by David Grapes and Todd Olson, My Way invites its audience to take a trip down memory lane while reliving Sinatra’s remarkable five-decade career.
The long running, award winning percussive hit, Stomp, has returned with a bang to the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 30. The show is a spectacle of percussion, movement and visual comedy, with no spoken dialogue, that takes the audience on an eye-opening journey of how music, rhythm […]
There are many traditional ways to enjoy the 2010 holiday season here in Washington, D.C. You could attend any of three versions of The Nutcracker or A Christmas Carol. But if you are looking for something new to do with your family this holiday season, a trip to the historic John F. Kennedy Center for […]
The snow is gently falling and carolers are merrily singing in Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Baltimore’s delightful musical production of A Christmas Carol. Based on the Christmas classic by Charles Dickens, this fast paced musical originally ran for more than a decade at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, where it became a must see […]
Ford’s Theater opened its 2010-2011 season last week with a charming production of Samuel A. Taylor’s romantic comedy Sabrina Fair. Written in the early 1950s, Sabrina Fair opened on Broadway in 1953 and tells a Cinderella-esque story about a young girl who is looking for true love but finds her hopes and dreams stunted by […]
If you are one of the millions of Broadway fans who have already seen Jonathan Larson’s brilliant musical Rent (like me!), I can guarantee that you have never seen it done like this. If you missed seeing Rent when it occupied New York City’s Nederlander Theatre from 1996 through 2008 (over 5,000 performances), or during […]