Posts Tagged ‘studio theatre’

Arts Roundup: Wale’s Powerball Edition

Plus: Beauty Pill lands on Village Voice's Pazz + Jop list.

This Week In Reviews

Capps on the Renwick's "Wonder," Younger on GoldLink's "And After That, We Didn't Talk," and more.

Dead Ringers: Some D.C. Theaters Rethink Their Cell Phone Policies

Not all District theaters want you to put your cell phone away during performances.

The 2015 Helen Hayes Awards Awards

Outstanding Use of Outdated Gender Norms, Outstanding Coddling, Outstanding Dick Joke, and more

Premiering in D.C. Tomorrow: A Vagina Monologues for Abortion Stories

Advocates for Youth's Out of Silence tells 13 true tales of women seeking abortions.

The Wolfe Twins at Studio Theatre, Reviewed

Taking a vacation with a sibling you haven't seen in a while is a one-way ticket to the pressure zone.

The Admission, Which Closes This Weekend, Reviewed

If you haven’t yet seen the controversial play that made its English-language debut at Theater J in March and raised the ire of local pro-Israel activists, here’s your last chance. After a sold-out “workshop” run at Theater J and a 22-show extension produced by Busboys and Poets at the Studio Theatre, The Admission is staging [...]

Arts Roundup: Turn! Turn! Turn! Edition

Folk musician and activist Pete Seeger, who once worked with Alan Lomax at the Library of Congress' Archive of Folk Song, is dead at 94. [Post, Smithsonian, Post, Spin]
National Portrait Gallery installs a photo of Seeger, on view indefinitely. [AP]
Woolly Mammoth's Stupid Fucking Bird dominates 2014 Helen Hayes nominations. [Arts Desk]
Introducing D.C.'s first Funk Parade. [DCist]
Studio Theatre [...]

The Apple Family Plays at Studio Theatre, Reviewed

The Apple Family Plays have nothing do with iPads or MacBooks or the indignities visited upon those who assemble them. Richard Nelson’s quartet of hypercontemporary dramas attempt merely to chart the national mood, to the extent that such a thing exists (possible) and that a gathering of six white New Yorkers, the youngest of whom [...]

Duel Purpose: For Fight Choreographer Robb Hunter, Bleeding Is Fundamental

Robb Hunter likes to give his neighbors a heads up before he starts firing automatic weapons in his house.
He’ll call up his neighbor, Carolyn, who runs a wind-chime business out of her home in their Fairfax neighborhood, and say, “‘I’m testing a fully automatic machine gun up here. Tell me if you can hear this.’ [...]

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