Posts Tagged ‘Shakespeare Theatre’

Arts Roundup: Get Well, Dr. Know Edition

Plus: D.C. musicians come together for benefit chili cookbook.

Arts Roundup: Bringing Down the House Edition

A ceiling collapsed during Friday's opening gala for the city's "Go-Go Swing" exhibit. [Arts Desk]
After guards patrol showings of The Butler at Silver Spring's Majestic theater, a patron accuses Regal Cinemas of discrimination. [Huffington Post]
The Butler also cleaned up at the box office this weekend. [New York Times]
Green paint at Lincoln Memorial now gone. [AP [...]

Arts Roundup: Pink Edition

American Institute of Architects will "vigorously oppose" bill that slaps down the Gehry-designed Eisenhower Memorial. [WJLA]
Chicago and Honolulu jockey for President Obama's presidential library. [WJLA]
Shakespeare Theatre plumps up its 2013-14 season. [Post]
Cathy Lanier spotted at Pink concert—reportedly with teens. [Post]

Why No African Musicians in Fela?

Like the Washington City Paper theater and dance critics who've seen Fela! during its ongoing run at the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Harman Center, I found much to like about this musical bio of Nigeria’s most controversial musician. But I found one thing in the production a bit curious. While the actors and dancers all seemed to be of [...]