Posts Tagged ‘Richard Byrne’

ToDo ToDay: Capital Pride Kicks Off

Yes, Capital Pride happens every year. But so does the Super Bowl, and we love it anyway (full disclosure: Washington City Paper is a sponsor of Capital Pride). And like the Super Bowl, Pride is getting a little more tech-savvy: Now, this two-week-long celebration of queer culture has an app. According to Pride spokesperson Missy Toms, [...]

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 [...]