Posts Tagged ‘no rules theatre company’

At No Rules’ Boeing-Boeing, Plane Manufacturer Kicks In Funding

Funding is a constant concern for D.C.'s nonprofit theaters. While deep-pocketed donors and season subscribers help offset some costs, and online crowdfunding can work in certain situations, theater companies often seek financial support from larger businesses who act as community partners. When No Rules Theatre Company Artistic Director Joshua Morgan decided to present Boeing-Boeing, Marc Camoletti's farce about [...]

Arts Roundup: New Prez in Town Edition

Kennedy Center announces its new president. [Arts Desk]
The new prez is reportedly a "team builder." [Post]
Hank Willis Thomas discusses his new show up at Corcoran, "Question Bridge: Black Males." [Washingtonian]
More delays for the new David Rubenstein gallery at National Archives. [Post]
No Rules Theatre Company announces its new season. [D.C. Theatre Scene]
Queer-friendly dance party She Rex [...]

Arts Roundup: Reptilian Edition

Starting over with the Eisenhower Memorial could cost $17 million. [AP via WTOP]
Ex-National Zoo employee finds a new hobby leading reptile-focused "Dragon Tours" at the National Gallery of Art. [Post]
The Huffington Post discovers Adrian Parsons. [Huffington Post D.C.]
Music on the Hill, D.C.'s newest music store, is now open for business on Capitol Hill. [DCist]
Even a cameo [...]

Arts Roundup: Wale’s Issues Edition

Chris Richards' front-page Wale story burrows into the rapper's insecurity. [Post]
NPR debuts Beautiful Swimmers' forthcoming Son. [NPR]
Despite setbacks, AFI Docs was largely a success, Ann Hornaday reports. [Post]
Also: A review of Jose Antonio Vargas' immigration documentary Documented, which debuted recently at AFI Docs [Post]
The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities announces two more funding opportunities [...]

No Rules Theatre Company Gets Personal

After watching Stanley Tucci's 2007 film Blind Date, No Rules Theatre Company's producing artistic director Brian Sutow knew he had to adapt it for the stage. "I immediately felt that it was a story that had so much potential," he says. Blind Date, to him, was really an actors' piece. Four years after seeing the film, Sutow [...]

ToDo ToDay: “Pas de Deux” Opens at Studio

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Studio 2ndstage, the Logan Circle theater company has put together "Pas de Deux: Plays from New Zealand and Canada." Both plays are modest in scope but their minimalist depictions of love are intense. David MacIvor’s 2-2 Tango follows an interracial couple as they navigate the travails of romance, whether they’re [...]

ToDo ToDay: The Grand Parade! Jewish Nibbles!

Members of Massachusetts-based Double Edged Theater usually premiere their new pieces on the small farm where they live, but they’ll debut their latest movement-based work at Arena Stage. This new work tells the story of the 20th century and draws visual inspiration from the work of Russian modernist painter Marc Chagall. In The Grand Parade, Double [...]

Arts Roundup: Pleasing Pussy Edition

This week in shirtless Fat Trel interviews: Trel talks to DJ Heat about striking tentative deals with Master P, recording in California, "pleasing pussy," not marrying anyone except a millionaire, etc. Basically: watch this. [YouTube]
National Portrait Gallery hires a new director: Kim Sajet, president of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania [Post]
A psychiatrist in New Jersey got an annual stipend [...]

Arts Roundup: Sacred Cows Edition

Tyler Green fears for the museum part of the Corcoran's mission. [Modern Art Notes]
Michael Dirda on Gore Vidal: "the worldly Mr. Vidal provoked controversy with his laissez-faire attitude toward every sort of sexuality, his well-reasoned disgust with what he called American imperialism and his sophisticated cynicism about love, religion, patriotism and other sacred cows." [Post]
Christopher [...]

Arts Roundup: Rules Are There Ain’t No Rules Edition

Gore Vidal has died. [New York Times]
No Rules Theatre Company is moving to Arlington, where it will be in residence at Signature Theatre [Post]
Robert Redford and Annie Leibovitz drop by Washington Post HQ for a Watergate 40th anniversary photo shoot [Post]
An office building on 18th Street NW gets a Sol LeWitt drawing for its lobby, with [...]

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