All posts tagged "studio theatre"

  • Carrying the Torch

    ''Torch Song Trilogy had a very big emotional impact upon me when I saw it the first time around,'' Michael Kahn says. Of course, that...

  • Moving Up

    ''Have you always been a dancer?'' Actor Alex Mills gets that question a lot, since his principal work in the D.C. theater scene has been...

  • Shock Treatment

    ''Our production lacks a certain amount of modesty,'' purrs Collin Ranney, costume designer for Studio Theatre's 2ndStage production of The Rocky Horror Show. ''There's a...

  • 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...

  • Shock and Blah

    How does one justify a play with the English language's most vulgar word in its title? Well, that's not my bailiwick here. The best I...

  • Social Contractions

    If you've heard of British playwright Mike Bartlett, it's no doubt because of his provocative play Cock, which last season created a sensation off-Broadway –...

  • War Torn

    War is a drug on which human society appears to be hopelessly addicted. That, at least, is the sad essence of An Iliad, Lisa Peterson...

  • Awkward 'Aliens'

    A theatergoer just might get lost daydreaming during The Aliens, plotting an escape out of the Studio Theatre's intimate, second-floor Milton Theatre. That is, of...

  • Dirty Truth

    Right now there's a freestanding toilet in a remote section of the third-floor stage at Studio Theatre. There's also a lot of dirt on the...

  • Show Pieces

    What do you call a farce that's not particularly funny? The real Mackay. Of course, what you want is the real McCoy – something from...

  • Sizzling Sidewalks

    Think of Tennessee and what comes to mind? Dollywood? Maybe you should think of sidewalk sales. After all, it was such a sale in tiny...

  • Vice Squad

    It's worth knowing that Bachelorette has made playwright Leslye Headland a very, very popular woman. This was the play, after all, that attracted Hollywood goofballs...

  • A Little Bloated

    How does a family endure? Studio Theatre 2ndStage's The Big Meal is entirely preoccupied with that question, and curiously, its answer is found in an...

  • Nominees for 2012 Helen Hayes Awards Announced

    The Helen Hayes Awards nominees for 2012, DC’s theater awards, were announced on Monday, Feb. 27, and include nominees ranging from fifteen nominations, including Outstanding...

  • Review: Time Stands Still

    ''Happy trails.'' ''Be careful!'' Two ways to say goodbye to someone – one playful and lighthearted, the other cautionary and concerned. Those are also the...

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