Here is this weekend’s schedule of shows we’ll be reviewing, subject to change. May 2, Talley’s Folly, Hard Bargain Players, Accokeek, Maryland May 3, Kind Lady, Chevy Chase Players, Washington DC May 4, Steel Magnolias, Providence Players, Falls Church, Virginia If you’d like us to review your show, please invite us. Obviously we can’t go […]
Archive for April, 2008
Listen to our review of the Greenbelt Arts Center’s production of The Octette Bridge Club [MP3 4:58 2.3MB]; or read the transcript.
Listen to our review of Cedar Lane Stage’s production of King Lear [MP3 4:38 2.1MB]; or read the transcript.
On April 26, as the rain came down outside the theatre, Episcopal High School presented an affecting production of The Diviners, a story of a mentally challenged boy attempting to overcome his fear of water with the help of a transient former priest. Written by Jim Leonard Jr. during his freshman year at Hanover College, […]
“Gentlemen, you’ve intrigued me. I think I’ll have to give Iowa a try.” With those words, Harold Hill sets off to try and con the hard-lined, stubborn people of Iowa with his craftiness, shiny instruments, and red-striped crisp new uniforms, in West Springfield High School’s version of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man. Unbeknownst to many, […]
“Where do you live, Peter Pan?” Wendy asked, waiting anxiously for an answer. “Second star to the right and straight on till morning!” answered Peter. Well, Yorktown’s production of Peter Pan was ‘straight on’ and had a few ‘stars’ thrown in to boot. They brought Neverland to life, making anyone say ‘I Won’t Grow Up.’
Listen to our review of the Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of Enchanted April [MP3 5:54 2.7MB]; or read the transcript.
The Washington Post reported on the Helen Hayes Awards report on the DC area’s professional companies in 2007: …67 professional companies presenting 8,050 performances of 454 shows. … Even so, derrieres in seats numbered about 36,000 fewer in 2007, the Hayes staff reported, with 1,908,557 people attending shows. Full story at More Shows, Fewer Showgoers […]
Listen to our review of The Arlington Players’ production of Sweet Smell of Success [MP3 4:27 2MB]; or read the transcript.
Here is this weekend’s schedule of shows we’ll be reviewing, subject to change. April 23, Enchanted April, Little Theatre of Alexandria, Alexandria, Virginia April 25, King Lear, Cedar Lane Stage, Bethesda, Maryland April 26, The Octette Bridge Club, Greenbelt Arts Center, Greenbelt, Maryland If you’d like us to review your show, please invite us. Obviously […]