The Ethan McSweeny-helmed Twelfth Night currently at Shakespeare Theatre’s Harman Hall is the darkest, most melancholy production of a Shakespearean comedy I have ever seen. You too, I bet. And the thing is you won’t get it until a half hour after the show, when you’re driving home in silent recollection, or talking about the […]
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The holiday show tradition in New York ranges way beyond Radio City Music Hall and family entertainment, to include shows that are offbeat and others that are decidedly not for children. Let’s start with the two best known annual family holiday shows in the city: Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Radio City Music Hall) Now through […]
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One of the most poignant moments I’ve recently seen at the theatre occurs (no spoiler alert needed!) at the end of Me…Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall, which opened this past weekend at Kennedy Center’s Theater for Young Audiences. A sequence of photographs of Jane Goodall, whose youth is the subject of […]
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Brrr! It’s soon to be wintertime- but seeing Frosty the Snowman, you’ll find yourself toasty warm inside. That’s because this delightful holiday show has a bundle of energy at its core: talented actor/dancer Dallas Tolentino plays Frosty- and a more lovable and antic rapscallion has yet to be seen. If your kids think winter is […]
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I emerged Saturday night from the Dance Loft on 14th certain of several things. Firstly, that one of the most dangerous things in the world is a young, isolated, ideology-obsessed male. Secondly, that it’s a very good thing for DC that Solas Nua is producing theatre again. Thirdly, that Thomas Keegan is one hell of […]
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