From PotomacStages.com Help Eastern Market By Dining Out Tonight Before Seeing The Witch at Clark Street May 21, 2007 – Monday evenings often offer few choices for theater fans. Tonight you might consider a pre show dinner at any of nearly a dozen restaurants on Capitol Hill and then a pay-what-you-can performance of a staged […]
Baghdad’s Theater of War
One more lesson from Baghdad. This time, on the will of Baghdad’s theatre community to keep performing. Suuni, Shiite and Christian performers risk all to continue the work of the National Theatre. Ernesto Londono’s report to The Washington Post on the company’s satirical ‘Intensive Care Unit’ is well worth the read.
Nancy Robinette Steps into Souvenir
Studio Theatre announced that Nancy Robinette will be replacing Anna Bergman in the upcoming Studio production of Souvenir, which opens June 13th. The acclaimed actress Ms. Robinette, whose singing voice is unknown to us, will be playing the famously off-key chanteuse Florence Foster Jenkins, with none other than J. Fred Schiffman as composer/accompanist Cosme McMoon. When […]
Two Shows Go an Extra Week
In case you are just catching on that there is a wickedly funny comedy happening at H Street Playhouse, Theater Alliance has given you an extra week to get tickets to In On It starring Jason Lott, Jason Stiles, and one hilarious dance number. The show, running in rep with Blue/Orange , closes May 27th. […]
Cast Change for Songs for a New World
Laura Griffith Replaces Benanti In Strathmore/Signature Songs for a New WorldMay 15, 2007 – The cast for the Signature Theatre concert presentation of Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World tomorrow and Thursday evenings at the Music Center at Strathmore has had one change. The role that was supposed to be played by Tony […]
Scenic Artists Help Eastern Market
Shakespeare Theater Company To The Rescue – Fills First Window at Eastern Market May 11, 2007 – When Washington’s Eastern Market burned last week, the windows overlooking 7th Street were all destroyed. While the building is restored, those windows will be filled with plain plywood. At the request of the D.C. Office of Property Management […]
New Baltimore Reviews
Gary Maker recommends a trip to Baltimore this weekend to catch the closing weekend of And a Nightingale Sang. Gary takes a look at both Ah, Wilderness! and And a Nightingale Sang in our Baltimore section.
Playwright Soyinka at Bowie State Wednesday
Acclaimed Playwright Dr. Wole Soyinka Speaks at Bowie State Wednesday, Apr 4th Dr. Wole Soyinka, winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature, will open the 2007 Spring Arts Festival on Wednesday, April 4, 2007 at 2 pm with a free lecture on the roots of conflict in Africa, its complexities and the future of […]
Macbeth in Tlingit Spoken Here
Whether or not you were lucky enough to have seen Alaska’s Perseverance Theater’s production of Macbeth at the National Museum of the American Indian (it closes with a sold out performance this Sunday), you will want to listen in as Metro Connection’s Stephanie Kaye talks with director Anita Maynard Losh about the adaptation and hear […]
Lypsinka Speaks with DCTR
Moments after arriving in town to rehearse Lypsinka: The Passion of the Crawford, playwright/actor/performance artist John Epperson sat down with Joel Markowitz for a rare one-on-one interview. Listen in as John divulges his fascination with Joan Crawford, his life as Lypsinka, backstage stories from his off-Broadway phenomenom My Deah and his brushes with greatness in […]
CityPaper Celebrates DC Theatre Reviews
Washington’s CityPaper, which provides the area’s most comprehensive print coverage of the arts, recognized the contributions of DCTheatreReviews.com to theater journalism in its year-end theatre round-up. In a December 29 column entitled “Arch History”, CityPaper theater critics Trey Graham and Bob Mondello hailed “the maturation of DCTheatreReviews.com as a valuable clearinghouse for critical opinion, podcasts, […]
The Katrina Project
Award-winning play on Hurricane Katrina Hattiesburg High students will travel to Washington, D.C., to present a performance of “The Katrina Project: Hell and High Water,” an emotional journey into the hearts and souls of Hurricane Katrina’s survivors, at the historic Lincoln Theater.