All posts tagged "arena stage"

  • Review: The Elephant Room

    Part magic show, part witty performance piece, part hilarious guy-silliness, The Elephant Room is the theatrical equivalent of 3 a.m. in the basement ''rec room'' with your...

  • Review: Red

    Paint splatters and spills like blood in Red, soaking skin and canvas alike as an aging artist and his young assistant toil in a Manhattan...

  • Red at Arena Stage

    It’s become so difficult to get tickets to Arena Stage’s production of the Tony-winning Red, the theater has already extended the run an extra week...

  • Get your tickets to Red at Arena Stage now!

    It’s become so difficult to get tickets to Arena Stage’s production of the Tony-winning play Red, the theater has already extended its run an extra...

  • Big Hair

    After six years on Broadway, national tours and a splashy big-screen adaptation, how much charm could be left in the Charm City of the musical...

  • Fiddling with History

    What would Julie do? Danny Scheie asks himself that periodically, referring to Julie Andrews. ''She's a good barometer. She always behaves really, really well.'' So...

  • The Normal Heart national tour will launch at Arena Stage in June 2012

    Arena Stage will launch the national tour of the 2011 Tony Award-winning production of Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart, to coincide with AIDS 2012, the...

  • Shows of Shows

    There's something truly troubling about Trouble in Mind. A half-century ago, Alice Childress was set to become the first African-American female playwright on Broadway. But...

  • Walking Wounded

    You can't be blamed for balking at the idea of seeing Ruined, a play that confronts head-on the mass-rape of civilian women by combatants during...

  • Jewish Conflict

    You don’t go to the theater for silence. It’s not a place for meditation or prayer, after all -- at least not if it’s a...

  • Theatre J’s The Chosen

    Aaron Posner directs his adaptation of this beloved play based on the novel by Chaim Potok about two boys, two fathers and two very different...

  • Outtake: Edward Albee on why critics should read plays

    In creating a final cut of this week’s Edward Albee cover story, we had to lose a few passages for space. One of those was...

  • Who's Afraid of Edward Albee?

    Molly Smith remembers well her first encounter with the work of Edward Albee. ''The Zoo Story is one of the first plays I ever read,''...

  • Party Games

    There are, at times, movie adaptations of a play so potent, they threaten every live performance that follows. Take, for example, Richard Brooks's Cat on...

  • Let Me Down Easy — Final Weekend!

    Well known to some from NBC’s The West Wing, Anna Deavere Smith is a triple threat actress/playwright/author. But she’s also a storyteller and historian, capturing...

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