Ann Randolph’s sanguine Loveland has an abundance of remarkable, sometimes absurdist, comic flair.
Posts Tagged ‘Arena Stage’
Arena Stage in Washington DC has released their planned 2014-2015 season.
When top-of-the-line acting and spectacularly good technical theater combine to bring Brecht’s vision to life with the power and immediacy of Arena’s production, it isn’t at all hard to move to the foreground of one’s mind the lives of the inevitable counterparts of Mother Courage and her children in places like present-day Syria.
Written and performed by Daniel Beaty, The Tallest Tree in the Forest is one of the most ambitious and complex examples of the first-person biographical show.
The production’s strong cast gives the play a powerful emotional impact.
Not only is Maurice Hines tappin’ thru life at the Arena Stage. He’s also talkin’ and singin’.
Its title notwithstanding, Charles Randolph-Wright’s new play, Love in Afghanistan, now playing at Arena Stage, has little in it of the conventional love story.
ShowBizRadio talks with lawyer-turned-producer Larry Kaye, who is the producer of The Velocity of Autumn, currently playing at Arena Stage.
Other Desert Cities is a good, rather than a great, script, and the success of a production rests largely with the quality of the acting. Arena’s production scores high in this respect.
As someone who lived through the great days of the Civil Rights Movement, and the inspiration that Martin Luther King and others, warts and all, provided to the nation, I find it impossible not to be moved by the material of this play, warts and all.