Ah, the land of dreams, whimsy, and mouse ears! Main Street, USA, the Matterhorn ride, and Tom Sawyer’s Island. All these are part of a mecca for family entertainment nestled in sunny Anaheim, California. I could only be talking about Disneyland, the original imagineered theme park where children can eat breakfast with Cinderella, and grown-ups […]
Hub Theatre’s 2017-2018 season will offer a new production of a play familiar to Hub audiences, a brand spanking new play written by an area playwright, and another brand new play written by a playwright familiar to Hub audiences.
We took suggested lines spoken or sung on our area stages in 2016 or upcoming in 2017 and paired them with images to create this year’s Love Lines for Valentines. Along with them comes our wish that your life will be filled with happiness. We hope you enjoy these Valentines. Sharing them is quick and easy. To start, just choose any […]
In our look back at 2016, we tallied the number of roles played by area actors. One of the surprises was that 68 actors were cast in between 4 and 6 shows. Dawn Ursula, however, surpassed that. Last year, she appeared in 7 productions: Dot at Everyman Theatre, Angels in America, Parts 1 and 2 at Round House Theatre, Redder Blood at […]
The magical, the magnificent, The Magi. This play, wrapped in a concert, is a wonderfully performed piece that showcases the best of theatre: Storytelling. Drama. Humor. Song, along with guitars, violin, and a kazoo.
A few years ago Helen Murray Pafumi, Artistic Director for the Hub Theatre, first started considering doing a stage version of O. Henry’s classic The Gift of the Magi. Then she changed her mind.
If you’re like me, you’ve already done your Christmas shopping, filled out your budget for the next fiscal year, and made arrangements for your final repose after The Event Which Awaits Us All occurs. Now it’s time for something much more difficult: planning your theater season.
Plays involving religion often have a defined point of view that can make them predictable and boring. Yet nothing is predictable or boring about Helen Pafumi’s world premiere Redder Blood, an intelligent and funny rumination on interfaith relationships and our relationship with God.
One of the greatest stress tests imaginable for a couple would be having their only child go missing. Lauren Yee’s in a word focuses on the challenges of a couple with a missing child and the difficulties of communicating long after the tragic event.
A reading of Helen Pafumi’s new play Redder Blood will be help Monday, October 19th at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia featuring Ed Christian, Michael Kevin Darnall, Nanna Ingvarsson, Rose McConnell, Sasha Olinick, Tia Shearer and Sara Dabney Tisdale.