Posts Tagged ‘Nero’

Listen: A Jon Langford Glam Track from Richard Byrne’s Play Nero/Pseudo

Hymn To Athena by NeroPseudo
We already reported back in January that local playwright Richard Byrne had scored the coup of getting the seminal-punk-rocker-turned-insurgent-country-singer Jon Langford to write original songs for Bryne's play Nero/Pseudo, about a man who successfully impersonated the Roman emperor Nero Claudius Caesar in Greece the year after Nero's death.
Byrne blogged last [...]

Richard Byrne’s New Play Nero/Pseudo, Guest-Starring The Mekons’ Jon Langford

Playwright Richard Byrne announced on his blog this week that WSC Avant Bard, the Washington area’s most pun-tastic theater company, will stage a reading of his new play Nero/Pseudo at Artisphere on May 30. While this one-night-only event will be a reading rather than a full production, it will feature live music performed by [...]

Arts Roundup: It’s Never Too Early for an Amtrak Cheese Tray Edition

GUYS, Some People Are Funny, This Guy Is ON IT: Earlier this month, The New York Times launched a new column on comedy, penned by Jason Zinoman, who is the son of Studio Theatre founder Joy Zinoman and author of Shock Value, a recent book about horror movies. Splitsider has a long, sometimes funny interview with Jason [...]