Posts Tagged ‘Chess’

Fantasy, History, and Mikhail Gorbachev at Ford’s Theatre

You'd think a play about the relationship between George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev based on the recollections of Marlin Fitzwater, Bush's former press secretary, would be a pretty straightforward affair. There should be some history, some transcripts acted verbatim by actors, and a few historical flashbacks. After all, this is the town that [...]

Signature Theatre Adds Preview Nights (But At What Price?)

Their move: Signature's preview-period gambit
breaks new ground for DC theaters.

"The show opened at Signature on Aug. 10," notes the third paragraph of this story about the poster design for Chess.
But you didn't see reviews of the musical last week, did you? And you won't—maybe not until September.
That's because the Signature Theatre, in a move [...]