Posts Tagged ‘Constellation Theatre’

Arts Roundup: Crowdfunding and Famous People Edition

National Theatre gets its own Broadway series—a big move for the long-struggling theater, now under new management. [Post]
Capital Fringe shows increasingly rely on crowdfunding... [Washington Business Journal]
...and the Smithsonian launches its first major crowdfunding campaign—for the forthcoming yoga exhibit at Freer/Sackler—today. [Freer/Sackler]
Kelly Rowland breaks down at last weekend's Fillmore show. [Post]
At Savoy Elementary School, Michelle Obama [...]

Gilgamesh, Reviewed

You can’t accuse Constellation Theatre of lacking ambition. Almost a full year before Arena got Metamorphoses, the relatively tiny company was the first local outfit to stage Mary Zimmerman’s visually rich take on Ovid. It hasn't narrowed its vision, either; this season alone, Constellation has swish-swooshed through Zorro and tripped through Alan Ayckbourn's farce Taking [...]

Arts Roundup: “Tennessee” Edition

Could the Caribbean Festival return to D.C.? [Tim Craig]
D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities announces a summer concert series on the National Mall. [Art 202]
Constellation Theatre teams up with 14th Street NW bars. [Washington Business Journal]
Alternative hip-hop group Arrested Development (of "Tennessee" fame) plays a benefit for N Street Village next week. [Borderstan]
Arena Stage's [...]

Arts Roundup: Obama Jam Edition

D.C. street vendor Royal Height crafts an awesomely retro brainsticker of an Obama anthem, but worries it's losing relevance. [Post]
Phil Kennicott: High culture in America hasn't always been restricted to balls, high-society functions, and presidential inaugurations. [Post]
Kennedy Center makes accommodations to kids with autism. [Post]
Saturday night on U Street: largely apolitical, says Fritz Hahn. [Post]
Constellation [...]

This Week In WCP Arts: The Master, Not So Masterful

Tricia Olszewski leads this week's arts section with her take on Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, which she says it's "expertly crafted and acted," but with some damning plot failures. She follows with her take on Josh Radnor's rom-com Liberal Arts, concluding that maybe dude should stick to doing sitcoms.
In theater, Rebecca Ritzel praises Round [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Library of Congress, Agnes Bolt, Othello

John Anderson leads this week's section with a feature about the Library of Congress' duplication services, which are no longer selling darkroom-made prints. Franz Jantzen, a darkroom printer whose freelance work for LoC has now ended, says it's our loss. Kriston Capps reviews Project 4's Agnes Bolt solo show—you'll remember Bolt is the Pittsburgh artist [...]

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