brighton-beach-memoirs-box

‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ at Prince George’s Little Theatre

Neil Simon really made his mark as a great American playwright with Brighton Beach Memoirs, now playing at Prince George’s Little Theatre performing now at the Bowie Playhouse. Magnificently directed by Ken Kienas, the incredibly talented cast presents an outstanding portrayal of Simon’s semi-autobiographical story of lower-middle class Jewish family life at the end of […]

Continue Reading
page-to-stage-festival_s210x140 (1)

Printable Schedule for Page-to Stage-Festival Schedule This Weekend and Monday-8/30-9/1/14 at The Kennedy Center

Date Starting Time Show and Description Genre/Presenter Where Saturday, Aug 30 Noon–3:30 p.m. Margherita by Anthony Gallo. Margherita Sarfatti and Benito Mussolini, former lovers, meet after a three-year separation. Il Duce suddenly appears at her door as she attempts to leave the country. What does he want? What does she want? The play takes place during […]

Continue Reading
page-to-stage-festival_s210x140 (1)

A Report From Page-to-Stage: ‘Hand Jobs’

The distinctive work of playwright Alan Sharpe returned to the Page-to-Stage Festival Saturday night with a reading of six short plays collectively titled Hand Jobs, presented by the African-American Collective Theater (ACT). My report on ACT’s offering last year noted Founding Artistic Director Alan Sharpe’s “observant eye on black gay men’s diverse lives,” and this year’s bill seemed even more […]

Continue Reading
DCMTA_AC_CoffeeHouse_Performance_Ad_200x200

Arts Collective at Howard Community College Kicks Off its 20th Season with ‘Coffee House Under the Stars’ on Fri 9/26/14 @8 PM

HCC’s Arts Collective Kicks Off its 20th Season with  COFFEE HOUSE Under the Stars Friday, September 26, 2014  A One-Night-Only Evening Featuring Outstanding, Eclectic Live Performances – Music, Poetry, Storytelling, Give-Aways, & More – Under the Stars! Arts Collective (AC) celebrates and kicks off its 20th Season by revisiting its roots by offering its first COFFEE HOUSE […]

Continue Reading
Understudy_nocreditsV2_256x320

‘The Understudy’ at Everyman Theatre

Are you sick and tired of yet another big-budget Hollywood action-adventure film with angry tornados, humongous sharks, or killer asteroids? Are you sick and tired of yet another celebrity persona sucking up all the sunshine while the rest of humanity grovels in the dark? Are you sick and tired of the one percent making so […]

Continue Reading
page-to-stage-festival_s210x140 (1)

A Report From Page-to-Stage: ‘Carved in Stone’

After the entertaining staged reading at last year’s Page-to-Stage Festival of Mario Baldessari’s comedy The Good Devil, In Spite of Himself (coauthored with Tyler Herman), I called it in my report “a boisterous, a ribald farce.” The Good Devil aimed to please and it did so, hilariously. Saturday morning in The Kennedy Center Terrace Gallery […]

Continue Reading
barrymore_lg

They’re Back! 2014 Barrymore Awards Nominations Announced for Excellence in Theatre for the Greater Philadelphia Region

Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:00 pm The Merriam Theater · 250 S. Broad Street · Philadelphia, PA 19102 Followed by an After-Party at The Kimmel Center TICKETS ON SALE TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 at 12 NOON The Barrymores are back! During the 2013/14 season, which ran September 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, an all-volunteer team of […]

Continue Reading