Posts Tagged ‘a streetcar named desire’

In Time for Hair: A Brief History of Kennedy Center Nudity

Fine, so 43 years after its Off Broadway debut, Hair doesn't feel so revolutionary. That itself isn't a revolutionary thought—the Post's Peter Marks noted it in his review of the touring production that just landed at the Kennedy Center. Also not so button-pushing anymore: the scene at the end of Act 1 in the '60s-counterculture musical, [...]

This Week in the Performing Arts: Full Circle and Ariadne auf Naxos

Trey Graham dissects the "artsy collage" of Woolly Mammoth's fall-of-the-Berlin-Wall story, Full Circle—"a production that breaks through theatrical boundaries as enthusiastically as the citizens of Berlin took that other barrier down two decades ago."
Ted Scheinman praises the National Opera's Ariadne auf Naxos, "a Strauss gem about the limitations of tragedy."
Also playing: Adding Machine: The Musical; [...]