Results tagged “Shakespeare Theatre Company” from Spotlight

VelocityDC Shines Light on Local Dance Scene

By Doug Rule
October 10, 2013 4:59 PM |
No one refers to Washington as a capital, or even a hotbed, of dance. But a growing number of nationally known dance companies do call the nation’s capital home, and over the next three days the fifth annual VelocityDC Dance Festival shines a nice spotlight on many of these companies. And all presented at one of the city’s best perches ... [Read]

Dakshina's Indian Arts Festival Kicks off Tonight

By Doug Rule
September 20, 2013 3:34 PM |
Tonight, Sept. 20, is the launch of Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company’s 10th Annual Fall Festival of Indian Arts at the Shakespeare Theatre’s Sidney Harman Hall. The gay 41-year-old Singh, who moved to the D.C. area in 1990 from his native India, welcomes many fellow internationally acclaimed Indian artists over the next two weekends. These include: Madhavi Mudgal Dance Company, ... [Read]

Last Chance for the Potter Parody

By Doug Rule
September 13, 2013 2:57 PM |
“We’re still pinching ourselves and waiting for somebody to realize that we are just two guys running around dressed up as wizards,” jokes Daniel Clarkson of the show Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience. Clarkson co-wrote and co-performs with Jefferson Turner this Harry Potter parody, now in its final weekend at Shakespeare Theatre Company's Sidney Harman Hall after successful runs ... [Read]

Ethan McSweeney directs The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare's compelling look at human nature and the insidious nature of power, justice and revenge. The Shakespeare Theatre Company stages it for the first time in more than a decade. To July 24. Sidney Harman Hall, Harman Center for the Arts, 610 F St. NW. Tickets are $20 to $98. Call 202-547-1122 or ... [Read]

Candide at The Shakespeare Theatre

Posted by Randy Shulman
November 25, 2010 8:30 PM |
The Shakespeare Theatre Company's first musical theater performance at Sidney Harman Hall comes with this magnificent comic operetta, boasting music by Leonard Bernstein (West Side Story) and lyrics by Richard Wilbur, with additional contributions from Stephen Sondheim and Dorothy Parker. Songs include "Make Our Garden Grow" and "Glitter and Be Gay." Hugh Wheeler adapted the book from the original Voltaire ... [Read]