Posts Tagged ‘Our Town’

ToDo ToDay: “#coping,” Bidwell’s Opening, and Photos of Mars

Conceptual artist Jenny Holzer is best known for her play with language—her short declarations have decorated the sides of buildings, windows, street posters, and a cylindrical light column inside the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Now, taking a cue from Holzer, local multimedia artist Claire Briggs investigates expressions of grief and their commodification in “#coping.” In [...]

Openings: Cabaret, Stephanie Miracle

What's new this weekend in local arts.
Today, one of America's best-loved plays begins its run at one of America's most famous theaters: Our Town, Thornton Wilder's classic play about life in a small New Hampshire hamlet, celebrates its 75th anniversary with a new production. The play runs to Feb. 24 at Ford's Theatre, 511 10th St. [...]