All posts tagged "studio theatre"

  • Cock Fight: Studio Theatre’s provocative look at the battle for love

    To use a British colloquialism, Mike Bartlett likes to “cock about” with words and concepts. Last year Studio Theatre presented the provocative playwright’s Contractions, a...

  • Sounds of Silence

    He's not gay, but members of the LGBT community will identify straightaway with the character Billy in Studio Theatre's arresting production of Nina Raine's Tribes....

  • Shiny Apple

    As one of the country's top theater towns, Washington is awash with superb actors. But what makes many of them extraordinary is their seeming dedication...

  • 3 Gay-Related Plays to See This Weekend

    This weekend is your last chance to see two of the biggest — and best — gay-themed plays staged in D.C. in a long time....

  • Hot and Not

    Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Trilogy feels very much of its time – the turn of the 1980s – as it starts. Lead character Arnold Beckoff is very...

  • 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...

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