It’s always an awkward situation when leadership of an organization transitions. The smartest model, of course, is for the outgoing leader to separate cleanly and to fade quietly into the past. That’s much better then having someone hanging around, creating an awkward situation as the old seems to want to cling while the new feels […]
Tom Prewitt, Avant Bard’s leader, memorial service announced
Update: A memorial service for Tom Prewitt will be held Sunday, Nov 29, 2020 at 1 pm ET. Tom’s family invites you to join them in remembering Tom’s life and celebrating his memory. For a link to the Zoom event, email [email protected] (subject: RSVP) by Wednesday, November 25. Tom Prewitt, Avant Bard Theatre’s Artistic Director, […]
Review: Avant Bard opens its rep season with Tennessee Williams double bill: Talk to Me Like the Rain … and Suddenly Last Summer
With all the trappings of a Southern gothic – eccentric characters, grotesque situations, and (off-stage) violence – Suddenly Last Summer blazes the stage with vivid imagery and poetic cruelty. The one-act melodrama might not be top drawer Tennessee Williams but it’s worth a trip to New Orleans via the Gunston Arts Center to visit with […]
2020 Visions. Theatre leaders tell us what lies ahead.
We asked area theatre companies to tell us what they were most looking forward to in 2020. Their answers surprised us! Contributors: 4615 Theatre Company . American Ensemble Theater . American Shakespeare Theatre Company . Arena Stage . Avant Bard Theatre . Brave Spirits Theatre . Capital Fringe . CulturalDC . Folger Theatre . Happenstance […]
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