Shakespeare's women get their moment onstage with imaginative dance performances.
Posts Tagged ‘Shakespeare’
It's never quite clear why this frantic take on the Bard's beloved comedy had to be a musical.
Win English Lit trivia points by correctly attributing all the Shakespeare quotes in this political satire.
Actors are stranded in the play of their lives. Is it Shakespeare? Metatheater? Palindrome? Or maybe just a poorly-executed mishmash of the above?
Sunday, July 20 at 4:30 pm
Tuesday, July 22 at 6:45 pm
Thursday, July 24 at 9:45 pm
Saturday, July 26 at 1:30 pm
They say: Something wicked is coming to a tropical paradise. As the Kaanapali Players prepare their production of Macbeth, a tragedy mirroring Shakespeare's bloody script looms in the wings. As funny as it is [...]
(Even though only one of them is in a bar.)
We're burning daylight already, no time for chitchat! Here're a half-dozen Capital Fringe shows playing today, once again starting inconveniently early, that the dedicated agents of our Action News and Commentary Squad have thoroughly examined and can certify as... Fringeworthy!
Stone Tape Party (Atlas Performing Arts Center: [...]
Atlas Performing Arts Center: Lang
Thursday, July 17, 6:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 19, 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 23, 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 26, 2:15 p.m.
They Say:Valor is the mark of Caius Marcius, but will all accept the rise of female power? As friends become foes, this lonely dragon enters a hunt that could empower all. . . or [...]
Eight years into the Capital Fringe Festival’s DIY incursion into D.C. theater, we’ve more or less got a handle on what “Fringe” means. (Not “featuring nudity,” although that notion is oddly persistent.) The word signals to theatergoers that more will be required of them than in a year-round, professional playhouse—not just a greater tolerance for [...]
Sunday, July 28. But sold out.
They say: "What if the tragic heroines of Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, King Lear and Othello had brunch? In Tragedy Averted, Ophelia, Juliet, Cordelia and Desdemona air their grievances and maybe even find a way to avert their tragedies."
Certain Fringe shows can draw an audience by [...]
Saturday, July 20, midnight (Friday night)
Sunday, July 21, 2:45 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 6:45 p.m.
Friday, July 26, 10:00 p.m.
They say: "Step into the Circus of Violent Delights. Blending stage combat, dance, clowning and traditional theatrical convention, our charismatic Ringmaster leads you through Shakespeare's most spectacular life or death scenarios. But remember, 'violent delights have violent [...]