“It’s not where you start – it’s where you finish.” So goes the opening number to Just Between Us: a piano, a mic, and a memory, a delightful one-woman cabaret performance featuring DC theater mainstay Marilyn Hausfeld.
Going to Source? Try these dining spots
Source operates a black box space capable of reshaping and reimagining itself to fit the diverse productions it stages. In a plum northwest location, Source resides in a neighborhood just as versatile with prime dining along 14th Street and the vibrant U Street nightlife just blocks away. Washington Improv Theatre, Constellation Theatre Company and the […]
Readers wanted for Source Festival 10 minute play submissions
DC’s Source Festival, which produces a dozen-and-a-half ten-minute plays each June to go along with full-length plays and productions from blended disciplines, seeks interested Source audience members to help cull next year’s selections from 700 submissions.
Source Festival: Heroes and Villains
an evening of 10 minute plays The theme offered to playwrights in this category is “The good, bad and ugly” thus, these plays are meant to “explore humanity’s best and worst players.”
DCTS covers the Source Festival of new works
Welcome to our coverage of this year’s 2011 Source Festival. Here’s how this year’s producers describe it: “Every creative journey begins with one bold step. In the spirit of adventure, Source Festival combines the forces of rising talents with established artists. Driven by creativity, collaboration and invention, Source Festival artists from across the nation present […]
Source Festival: Lovers & Friends
This year the Source Festival provided three different themes for the over 500 entries in its 10-Minute Play competition. The Festival chose to highlight the group of six plays in its “Lovers & Friends” category for the official opening night. These are plays that “take a closer look at the complexities we all face in […]
It’s Lonely Out in Space
Is there a friend you would be willing to die for if they asked you to make this ultimate sacrifice? And in exchange would they be willing to take on all the guilt you carry for people you have hurt and wrongs you have committed? Such questions sound like something out of Dickens or the […]
We have nothing in our lives as valuable or as vulnerable as our children, and for many parents their children’s youth is a nightmare of fragility. Their kids are at any moment potential prey to disease, to accident, to their own bad choices and, increasingly in our sad age, to slimy predators whose very existence […]
This Is Not a Time Bomb
It’s uncanny when an actor comes on stage and tells you exactly what will happen when you leave the theater that evening. Then again, lots of things about This is Not A Time Bomb are unsettling. It begins when Edward Daniels tells us we will probably leave the theater and have a conversation, but what […]
Source Festival – Memoria/Bunny, Bunny
The house is set so that the light gauze draping the stage invades the seats of the audience, merging the audience and stage without distinction. Thus begins Memoria Brassica, an inquisitive experimental piece in which printing, spoken words, and dance unite to form an artistic installment of how memory
Source Festival – It’s Me … and Great(er) Depression
“Artistic Blind Dates” is the perfect title for the shows on view at the Source Festival this week: organizers invited three creators – from music, theater and dance – to make something in three months. They had never worked together before and were not even familiar with the other artists’ productions.
Source Festival – Group B
A play works best when it opens a secret box, and thus illuminates the world and ourselves. A ten-minute play does all of that in ten minutes. When it works, it’s powerful theater. It certainly works in Jacob Juntunen’s Saddam’s Lions, where you will guess the secret in the first thirty seconds but where the […]
You must be logged in to post a comment.