Posts Tagged ‘Musical’

How Garfield Became a Brand New Musical at Adventure Theatre

"Garfield represents the id we would all wish to be if societal rules didn't force us to be polite and kind."

WaPo Cartoonist Tom Toles Tries a New Medium: Musical Theater

Washington Post editorial cartoonist Tom Toles already has a bully pulpit, a Pulitzer Prize, a Herblock Award, and two bands. What’s left for him to do? Write a live musical comedy, apparently.
Toles is currently working with Katie Goodman and Soren Kisiel to write and stage Catapult Love, a production that will be backed by funds raised [...]

Meet a Visiting Cartoonist: A Chat with Lincoln Peirce

Big Nate is joining the ranks of Peanuts, Little Orphan Annie, and The Amazing Spider-Man. A musical based on Lincoln Peirce's comic strip premiered this month at Adventure Theatre MTC in Glen Echo Park.
Big Nate has run for years locally in the Washington Post. The Post's Michael Cavna has written about the play's creation. I'm [...]

Lights Out For Dreamgirls: National Theatre Performances Canceled

Dreamgirls' upcoming run at the National Theatre has been canceled due to poor ticket sales. The show was set to play from July 28 through Aug. 8, but now D.C. will have to do without the singing skills of Deena, Lorrell, and Effie. According to the theater’s publicist, the theater will remain dark for those [...]