Baltimore’s Hippodrome, which specializes in brief visits by touring Broadway hits and classics, will offer a 9-production 2018-2019 season anchored by a June, 2019 visit from Hamilton.
I have the answer to the question you all are dying to ask about NextStop’s new play — “how did it treat Millard Fillmore?” — but before we get to that let’s put this thing into perspective. This is an ensemble cast performing an ensemble-written play, and it is best understood not as a history […]
“Home is the place where, when you go there,” Robert Frost wrote, “they have to let you in.” And so it is for the hapless Blake family, strivers and dreamers like all of us, who are celebrating Thanksgiving not in the family home in Scranton, Pa. but in the New York Chinatown apartment of younger […]
Hub Theatre Artistic Director Helen R. Murray (formerly Helen Pafumi) will be leaving the company she helped found to take the helm of the Aurora Fox Arts Center in Aurora, Colorado in July, 2018, the company announced.
Has this ever happened to you? You’ve just washed up on some beach, are nursed back to health by your new best friend, and you decide to take a look around. Suddenly, two hoodlums attack you — or try to; you’re much too macho for the room.
Macy’s in New York now allows kids to sit on the laps of its Santas by appointment only. But David Sedaris remembers the good old days, when kids were kids and men were — well, men and women were elves. With alternating red and green hose. And long green stocking caps.
Rich, roiling, profound and profane, Conor McPherson’s St. Nicholas is A Christmas Carol turned inside out. Whereas Ebenezer Scrooge had his blighted stinginess scoured through a vision of his past, present and future, the moral midget that Steve Beall portrays in Quotidian’s fine production has his emptiness filled up with the baubles he had long […]
The Ethan McSweeny-helmed Twelfth Night currently at Shakespeare Theatre’s Harman Hall is the darkest, most melancholy production of a Shakespearean comedy I have ever seen. You too, I bet. And the thing is you won’t get it until a half hour after the show, when you’re driving home in silent recollection, or talking about the […]
The business of an artist is not much different than the business of a baseball umpire, though his field of vision is bigger. The artist must see the world, and then call it as he sees it.
The Paul Selig play that Edge of the Universe Players 2 is now performing in the Woolly Mammoth rehearsal space could, with justice, be called Five Interesting Women, Some of Whom Have Issues with God or, in this specific production, Nora Achrati Shows Us Some Features from her Theatrical Toolbox. But Mystery School seems a […]