My one grandmother was so important to me, but weren’t there supposed to be two? What would it have been like for my dad, to lose his mother at age six? These were questions from childhood that I hadn’t revisited in many, many years. Then, watching the Ken Burns documentary on the Dust Bowl, I heard […]
Why BECOMING will challenge everything you think you know about dance. Becoming….’to begin to be’….you may be asking yourself, what does that even mean?
Close to forty four years ago the Duke Ellington Orchestra made an appearance in Rhode Island on a bleak November evening. I was attending a nearby college and was able to persuade several friends – one of whom had a car – to come with me to “Rhodes on the Pawtuxet” in Cranston to see […]
– Solo performer Christine Demuth responds to some questions from DC Theatre Scene about The Missing Peace. – – Tell us about the moment where you said to yourself: “I just have to do this! As soon as I heard the music I knew I wanted to do it! I had never heard anything like it and […]
My name is Molly Pinson Simoneau and I am obsessed with opera. I often refer to myself as an “opera evangelist.” What does that mean? It means I am out to turn as many people into fellow opera lovers as I can—and like any evangelist, I believe children are ideal targets for conversion.
There are so many songs about rivers. You can easily google the “Top Ten” river songs followed by another list of ten or more runner-ups. I’m sure you can name several just off the top of your head without thinking – “Down by the River,” ‘Down in the River to Pray,” “Ol’ Man River,” “Watching […]
“Our day of marriage shall be yours; one feast, one house, One Mutual Happiness.” That line was supposed to close my wedding ceremony, but the officiant forgot. I finally used it many years later when I stumbled into becoming an accidental, unqualified officiant of four weddings.
July 7 – 31, 2016 Capital Fringe Performance Awards: Best Overall Show in 2016 Festival: Over Her Dead Body, presented by Pinky Swear Productions Best Comedy: Let Trump Be Trump, presented by John Krizel Best Drama: Too Close, presented by Luigi Laraia Best Musical Theatre or Opera: Over Her Dead Body, presented by Pinky Swear […]