Last night's untricked-out Helen Hayes Awards at the Warner Theatre began almost immediately with prize-giving, and that was mostly what we got: Few distractions, and lots of people talking about theater. Did some thank-yous go on too long? Sure. Was Robert Aubry Davis conspicuously absent even though his voice was the evening's host? Yes. Were [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Spring Awakening’
Amanda Abrams leads this week's arts section: For her story, she embedded with the Dance Exchange during its 500-mile walk to the site of a removed mountain in West Virginia. Out of that journey, the troupe plans to create a piece called "How to Lose a Mountain." Jeffry Cudlin reviews "Jasper Johns: Variations on a Theme," [...]
Fall Awakening: The Keegan Theatre is going heavy on recent Broadway faves in its upcoming season: Its staging Spring Awakening and '08 Pulitzer winner August: Osage County. The season opens Oct. 22 with The Crucible; the company's Steel Magnolias is still going, though (here's our review!), and runs to Aug. 21. Arts Post has more.
Ha Ha Sound: [...]
Fine, so 43 years after its Off Broadway debut, Hair doesn't feel so revolutionary. That itself isn't a revolutionary thought—the Post's Peter Marks noted it in his review of the touring production that just landed at the Kennedy Center. Also not so button-pushing anymore: the scene at the end of Act 1 in the '60s-counterculture musical, [...]