All posts tagged "eric schaeffer"

  • Don’t Miss The (Show) Boat on Two Classics

    Got a hankering for a classic musical? It’s pretty easy to get a fix around this theater-loving town. Generally there’s at least one classic being...

  • Perfect Match

    No, Carol Channing has not returned to Washington in the new revival of Hello, Dolly! Channing has played the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi so...

  • Razzle Dazzle

    Chicago. Cabaret. Liza with a ''Z.'' Certainly gays are familiar with the musical output of the showy songwriting duo John Kander and the late Fred...

  • Ring Them Bells

    Ever see a gender-bending twist on ''Cell Block Tango'' from Chicago? ''I think that is so typical of what the show is,'' says Eric Schaeffer...

  • Stellar Showgirls and Guys

    What isn't deteriorating in the Kennedy Center's hauntingly gorgeous revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's 1971 musical, Follies? Florenz Ziegfeld-like impresario Dimitri Weismann (David...

  • More than a Cabaret

    A musical revue featuring songs from the creators of Chicago and Cabaret? Including standards such as ''New York, New York,'' ''Ring Them Bells'' and ''All...

  • Happy Endings

    When Douglas Carter Beane had the idea to write a play about the struggles of a closeted movie star, he initially dismissed it as old-fashioned...

  • Signature Style

    Ask Eric Schaeffer what he loves most about musicals and here is the answer you get: ''I just love how musicals are about big emotions,...

  • Rocket Man

    Of all the places you'd expect to find one of theatre's brightest young luminaries, Shirlington isn't one of them. We're not even talking about ''fancy''...