All posts tagged "arena stage"

  • Smokey Memories

    Why mess with success, right? Arena Stage touts in a press release that Smokey Joe’s Café, which debuted nearly two decades ago, became Broadway’s longest-running...

  • Levi’s Cafe Commitment

    If it weren’t for Brenda Lee, Levi Kreis would likely not be making his D.C. theater debut with Smokey Joe’s Café at Arena Stage. “I...

  • Unhappy Campers

    An ideal evening at the theater for precocious high schoolers and the politically curious, Lawrence Wright’s Camp David is a primer on President Jimmy Carter’s...

  • Taking Courage

    With a charisma that roars like a coal-fired furnace, Arena's Mother Courage and Her Children, begins and ends with Kathleen Turner in the title role....

  • Serial Mother

    ''When I got the script for Serial Mom, I couldn't believe it,'' Kathleen Turner says. ''I kept picking it up and throwing it down. And...

  • Fabulous Forums

    ''For us there can be no happiness,'' Hero says, direly, to the woman he loves, Philia, in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to...

  • Maurice Hines Is Tappin Again for ‘Warm’ D.C. Audiences

    “I love the D.C. audiences. They’re very, very warm,” Maurice Hines tells Metro Weekly. “Certain cities are not. You have to warm them up…I don’t...

  • On Tap

    Maurice Hines doesn't remember how old he was when he first performed as a tap dancer on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson alongside his...

  • Actors Delight

    Sometimes it's the sheer audacity of an actor that draws you to a particular play. In Eric Coble's new work The Velocity of Autumn, now...

  • Spotlight on Spinella

    Stephen Spinella boldly thanked his male lover in 1993 when he won a Tony Award for Best Actor. ''There was a little squeaky-squeaky about that,...