DC Theatre Scene readers who have enjoyed shows at Signature Theatre in Shirlington will wish this slender volume was thicker. At 123 pages of large type, it only skims the surface of the story of Signature Theatre — but what is here is fascinating.
Profits and pleasure. Both words accurately describe the happy circumstances of Signature Theatre’s current revival of Side by Side by Sondheim. Profits aplenty for Signature as a legion of Sondheim fans make the theater’s turnstiles sing. And pleasure is exactly what that audience will get as they enjoy this lively, never-a-dull-moment, first rate production.
They’ve come to Signature Theatre to sing side by side with two-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Sherri L. Edelen in the just opened Side by Side by Sondheim. They are two of my favorite performers, so I asked Matthew Scott and Nancy Anderson to talk about the songs they will be performing, and to tell us about the […]
I had to slow down a bit after having heart surgery the end of February, so I carefully selected shows I thought I’d have a great time seeing and for the most part I chose wisely. The critics have spoken (and you can read their reviews here) but here’s my take.
I have been eagerly anticipating Signature’s My Fair Lady since seeing Arena’s Cabaret a few short weeks ago. After Molly Smith placed her wide political stamp on that classic musical I wondered if Eric Schaeffer in his last offering at the now famous Garage would put his mark on the equally classic My Fair Lady. […]