Posts Tagged ‘Roman history’

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 [...]

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