Arts Roundup: Sad Trombone for H Street Edition
H Street Blues: H Street Playhouse has been priced out of H Street NE, my colleague Lydia DePillis reported yesterday. Owner Adele Robey sold the property to an investment firm in 2009; now that her initial lease is expiring, the firm is planning to raise the rent. And so the playhouse—which was used by companies including Scena, Theatre Alliance, and No Rules—will now look for a new location.
Populism, Yea, Yeah! The Going Out Gurus forecast what's going to be worthwhile in 2012. I unapologetically share their enthusiasm for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.
Today on Arts Desk: The skinny on Theater J's Locally Grown Festival, and a goodbye to a bluesman.