All posts tagged "shakespeare theatre"

  • 2011 Capital Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner [video]

    D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (D) spoke at the Capital Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce's (CAGLCC) Annual Awards dinner on Friday, April 8, at...

  • Life After Folk

    ''Could you tell me, like, where's a good place to go?'' -- Justin Taylor, Episode 1, Queer as Folk. Many of us first saw Randy...

  • Coverboy Q [video]

      Last Friday, July 16, in the lobby of the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Lansburgh Theatre, Yusef Najafi sat down with Nicky and Rod, two of...

  • Suffragette City

    For those who tend to think of late Victorian/early Edwardian feminism in terms of the insuppressibly cheerful suffragette mother in Mary Poppins, George Bernard Shaw's...

  • Designing Woman

    Despite the bohemian trendiness of the '30s when Noel Coward wrote Design for Living, he must have known that most audiences, being typically conventional, would...

  • God Damned

    Alas, where to begin? There are but two ways of looking at director Ethan McSweeny's interpretation of Euripides' Ion: It is either a masterpiece of...

  • Hounds of Love

    In his somewhat overlong, overdone comic-poignant The Dog in the Manger, now at The Shakespeare Theatre Company's Lansburgh Theatre, Spanish Renaissance playwright Lope de Vega...

  • Winter Wonderlands

    Among the signs of the holiday season is the appearance of ''family friendly'' shows meant to bridge the divide between serious grown-up work and (the...

  • She Males

    To borrow from Victor/Victoria, Shakespeare Theatre Company's Juliet is a man, pretending to be a woman.... Oh. Wait. That's it. No need to borrow from...

  • Toga Party

    If you fall into that demographic of individuals who love reading The Onion and seeing the works of William Shakespeare (we'll not mention your Public...

  • Return of the King

    It was the late 1990s when Wallace Acton decided he'd had his fill of metropolitan Washington. He packed his bags and moved to New York....

  • Female Trouble

    What's so remarkable about The Taming of the Shrew is that, despite all the changes to the status of women in the last century, Shakespeare's...

  • Preening in Denmark

    Since everyone pretty much knows the deal with Hamlet, the only question is if the Shakespeare Theatre Company's current production is the interpretation for you....

  • Broad Comedy

    From Jacobean London to contemporary L.A., wild women wreak havoc and leave laughter in their wake The Newlywed Game: Robichaux and van Griethuysen (Photo by...

  • Classical Figure

    Michael Kahn hates the legacy question. You can tell by the way he shifts in his office chair on this brisk Tuesday evening. ''I don't...

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