All posts tagged "national theatre"

  • Right Now, If/Then Is Only A Conditional Success

    The creators of the new musical If/Then have given D.C. theatergoers many reasons to be thankful, I wrote in a Thanksgiving week review for Metro Weekly. The...

  • Conditional Success

    The creators of the new musical If/Then have given D.C. theatergoers many reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving. The most obvious three: a grand return...

  • National Theatre tonight screens the campy classic The Women

    Tonight, the National Theatre kicks off its two-months-long free Monday night screening series “Joan Crawford: Hollywood Star” with George Cukor’s 1939 classic The Women. Metro...

  • Jersey Boys at The National

    As crowd-pleasing as Broadway comes, Jersey Boys, which just may be the most successful jukebox musical in history, proves that the Four Seasons was no...

  • Jersey Score

    Am I in the right theater? That's what you might wonder as Jersey Boys opens when an African-American performer launches into a hip-hop number. In...

  • Rock Out

    I know what you're thinking. A jukebox musical with cheesy rock and noisy hair metal from the '80s? Starring Constantine Maroulis, an American Idol also-ran...

  • Songbirds

    Washington, D.C., is a city built on two unstable foundations. The first (and most commented on during the summer swelter) is a swamp, though serious...

  • Animal Planet

    At some point -- and for some the transition passes by virtually unnoticed -- Disney becomes a brand. That is not to say that there...