Posts Tagged ‘theatre lab’

Theatre Lab’s Mother/Daughter Directing Team Tackles August: Osage County

Disagreement is a natural part of any collaborative creative process. With most theatrical productions, the creative team works toward a director's vision for the play. As such, the buck stops with the director when creative disagreements arise.
The August: Osage County that opened last night for a three-night run at the Theatre Lab School of the [...]

ToDo ToDay: Bottled Cocktails! Tracks Reunion!

The Ninety Miles project wasn’t just about the three American musicians involved with it and the fact that they traveled to Cuba to lay down some tracks. Really, it was a recording-studio summit between saxophonist David Sánchez, trumpeter Christian Scott, vibraphonist Stefon Harris, and Havana-based pianists Rember Duharte and Harold Lopez-Nussa, made possible by recently [...]

Theatre Lab Celebrates 20 Years of Training Actors—Experienced or Not

Since D.C. has one of the most robust theater scenes in the country, it's no surprise that the city is also full of schools where aspiring Hamlets can hone their craft. The biggest of these schools, Theatre Lab, turns 20 this year—and it's still growing. (Full disclosure: City Paper Publisher Amy Austin is a longtime [...]

Arts Roundup: Watergate Redux Edition

Beijing's new SOHO Galaxy complex might look familiar to Washingtonians...and Foggy Bottom residents. [Atlantic Cities]
Kennedy Center president Michael Kaiser will be honored at the Theatre Lab's 20th anniversary benefit on Nov. 12. [Theatre Lab]
A new arts funding program aims to bring Latin American performances to the U.S. One of its first beneficiaries: Gala Hispanic Theatre. [...]

Tonight: Theatre Lab’s Bard-a-Thon & Benefit feat. Carol Schwartz, Trey Graham, and…Me!

Tonight, and with apologies to Jimmy Scott, I'll be joining the Washington Post's Jane Horwitz and Sarah Kaufman on the judging panel at the 2010 Bard-a-Thon. The event, part of Theatre Lab's "Send a Kid to Theatre Camp" benefit, features local media types performing scenes from Shakespeare.
But not in doublets!
"Everyone will be performing in their [...]