DC Theatre Scene
Source: Project 24/7
Project 24/7 is to the Source Festival 2009 as Iron Chef is to cooking. In Iron Chef, culinary masters are assigned an ingredient (squid!) at random and told to construct an entire meal (Squid Salad! Lemon Drop Squid Soup! Roast Squid with Béarnaise Sauce! Squid Ice Cream!) around it - all in one hour. In [...]
Lyle the Crocodile
After the beautiful opening scene of Lyle the Crocodile, I’m holding my breath. Could the rest of the production be as good? An hour and a half later, I answer yes. This is children’s theater at its best. I understand why Imagination Stage’s Artistic Director Janet Stanford wanted to revisit this show, which they originally produced [...]
The Producers’ Ben Dibble
With less than an hour before curtain for Mel Brooks’ musical The Producers, actor Ben Dibble sat down with Joel Markowitz backstage at Walnut Street Theatre. Ben is wowing Philadelphia audiences with his gorgeous voice and comedic talents playing the nebishy, blue blanket snuggling accountant and “wannabe producer” Leo Bloom. “It’s [...]
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Culture Club Blog
Stray Dog has a puppy
Stray Dog Theatre has taken a smaller, younger, and even more weirdly-named company, [insert name here] Theatre Project, into its. . .kennel.
Dallas Morning News Arts Blog
Wilkerson to join Artisan Center Theater
It's a real mark of how serious that mid-cities community institution, Artisan Center Theater, is about upping the ante that it has hired John Davidson as artistic director, effective Aug. 1. Wilkerson just directed a successful My Fair Lady for the company -- and that was surprise enough, since Wilkerson is hardly a community theater sort of guy.
Los Angeles Times Culture Monster Blog
Chad Jones' Theater Dogs Blog
Jude Law is set to play Hamlet on Broadway this fall
Jude Law will play Shakespeare's melancholy Dane on Broadway this fall.
Can't Miss It: Tuesday
* ONE SINGULAR SENSATION: James D. Stern and Adam Del Deo's award-winning documentary Every Little Step is finally in Seattle, and we think musical and film lovers alike will ....
* DRAG KINGS!: Okay, so yes we know that Pride weekend just ended, but who doesn't love a good comedy/drag show? Puget Sound drag troupe The Royal Knights will be at the Jewel ...
Stage Banter: The Arena Stage Blog
The little known Harriet
Last night we completed the current season of the Downstairs New Play Reading Series with a reading of Lydia Diamond's Harriet Jacobs. Now, I'm going to be honest. I'm a history buff- especially American history. But the...
Live Arts & Fringe Festival Blog
Gombrowicz in America
Witold Gombrowicz's plays present unique challenges to both producers and viewers. Yesterday I talked to Allen Kuharski, the chair of Swarthmore College's theater department, an expert on Polish theater, and one of the first teachers of Michal Zadara, the Swarthmore ...
north shore art-throb
NSMT - A Contract Broken?
There’s much buzz about the recent demise of the North Shore Music Theatre - which I have been following with a mixture of fascination and rue. In the 1990s, my wife and I created marketing materials for NSMT and I worked as a theatrical photographer for a number of shows. It [...]
Orlando Sentinel Atention Must Be Paid Blog