Posts Tagged ‘A Time to Kill’

Why Do D.C. Theater Pieces Flail on Broadway?

After just 16 performances on Broadway, Arena Stage's multi-million dollar production of The Velocity of Autumn closed yesterday. Producers made the announcement last Wednesday, mere hours after the play received a Tony nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Play. Ticket sales were dismal, the New York Times described it as "a little strained and too whimsical," and neither its acclaimed stars [...]

The Jury of Live Theater: A Chat With A Time to Kill‘s Sebastian Arcelus

A Time to Kill is now enjoying its third life. The play is set in Mississippi in the 1980s, when two drunken white men gang rape a 10-year-old  black girl. Fearing that the men will receive a mere slap on the wrist, the girl's father Carl Lee takes the law in his own hands, shooting them as they [...]

Arts Roundup: Joker Was Here Edition

Lights Out for the Erotic Gallery?: The MOCA DC gallery in Georgetown is again on the brink of shutting down, TBD's Maura Judkis reports. In a press release first published by Lenny Campello, the gallery's owner, Dave Quammen, announced he is near the end of his financial rope. "I have kept the gallery open for [six and a half] [...]

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