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Posts Tagged ‘Shakespeare Theatre Company’
The company's new FREE WILL program provides 1,000 tickets per production, free of charge, to the public.
A sub-par production, a misleading marketing campaign, and a crazy Oklahoma!-esque hoedown that feels entirely unearned.
Classical operas played with impressive talent through a South African lens.
Michael Urie is the kind of charmed storyteller who can get away with laughing at his own jokes. As an underemployed L.A. actor with a decidedly unusual day job, he'll drop some gem-sharp absurdity, pause to let the audience guffaw, widen his eyes in an "I-know-right?" acknowledgment, pull a face and stifle a giggle—and fuel [...]
A star vehicle without stars, Shakespeare Theatre Company’s revival of Noel Coward’s Private Lives is more airily amusing than D.C. audiences might be inclined to expect. This comedy of marital manners, scribbled during a four-day bout of flu as a treat for Coward’s muse, Gertrude Lawrence, has mostly seen earthbound productions hereabouts. Joan Collins headlined [...]
Money-losing LivingSocial will shutter its 918 F St. event space. [Post]
Phillips Collection scoffs at claims of forgery. [Post]
Corcoran awaits sale of valuable Monet. [Post]
Northeast Library reopens today. [DCist]
Shakespeare Theatre Company announces its 2014-15 season. [Post]
A profile of Robert Edsel, the guy who helped the Monuments Men film come to be. [Post]
Baltimoreans, get on the Wye [...]
In a presentation last night at National Theatre, TheatreWashington announced the 2014 Helen Hayes Awards nominees. Who cleaned up? Woolly's Stupid Fucking Bird caught the biggest worm, with eight nominations. Shakespeare Theatre Company's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Round House Theatre's Glengarry Glen Ross netted seven. Close behind them are several productions [...]
Think of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty as a movie version of those ubiquitous Metro ads advertising cheap flights from D.C. to Iceland. In this adaptation of James Thurber’s famous 1939 short story, Ben Stiller (who also directs) plays the eponymous hero, a shy photo editor at Life magazine who spends most of each [...]
Finding it tougher to afford actor housing and storage space in the District, Shakespeare Theatre Company is on track to purchase the former campus of Southeastern University. [Post]
Walking disaster Chris Brown arrested for assaulting a man outside the W Hotel; court date today. [Post, Post]
At Yardfest on Friday, a brief moment of chaos. [Arts Desk, [...]