Let’s get this out first: on February 10, 1992, the supremely successful athlete Michael Gerard Tyson was convicted of rape. He denies to this day having committed the crime, but he admits freely to many other criminal acts; had he not become a world-class boxer, it is likely he would have been a career criminal.
In the vast, soaring reaches of that old dowager, the Warner theatre, there is a conspiracy of chaos in progress. The agents of chaos are three silent bald men, wrapped in skins of cobalt latex. They are Blue Man Group. We are invited to be co-conspirators.
The long running, award winning percussive hit, Stomp, has returned with a bang to the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 30. The show is a spectacle of percussion, movement and visual comedy, with no spoken dialogue, that takes the audience on an eye-opening journey of how music, rhythm […]
The rent is late. No one’s got a job. No one can afford health insurance, and someone has contracted HIV/AIDS. The circumstances faced by the friends in Rent were as urgent in 1996 as they are now.
Few actors are as identified with a single role as Ted Neeley, who has been performing the lead in Jesus Christ Superstar for nearly four decades. The good news is that Ted Neeley still gives a star-worthy performance in this iconic role. The better news is that Ted Neeley is surrounded by a talented cast […]
It is easy to praise Chazz Palminteri’s acting ability in bringing nearly a score of colorful characters to life in his one-man show A Bronx Tale. Equally impressive is his ability to craft such a rich and poignant semi-autobiographical memoir. Palminteri paints an affectionate portrait of his childhood Bronx, a place where kids grew up […]
The Marriage Counselor Written and Directed by Tyler Perry Produced by Tyler Perry at the Warner Theater Reviewed by Debbie Minter Jackson Going to a Tyler Perry production is like going home on Spring break-you know what’s coming, but it’s comfy and reliable, and there’s absolutely no place like home. Nobody hits the buttons, unburies […]
Hairspray Book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan; Music by Marc Shaiman; Lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Derived from a movie by John Waters (New Line Cinema) Directed by Matt Lenz Produced by NETworks Presentations, LLC at the Warner Theatre Reviewed by Tim Treanor Does life hold a role for the unlovely and the […]