Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "shakespeare theatre company"

  • BillT for Dance

    ''Bill is a genius,'' says Chris Jennings. ''The show epitomizes his genius. It's the perfect blend of music, dance and theater -- a completely unique...

  • Back to the Bard

    ''Elizabethan London and contemporary Washington, D.C., probably have more in common than any two other cities,'' says Ethan McSweeny. It's because of that link that...

  • Fairy Dust

    Enchantingly atmospheric and often funny, the Shakespeare Theatre Company's A Midsummer Night's Dream is rich with love's intangibles: wistfulness, a touch of cynicism, and its...

  • Making Merry

    Though it is without doubt intended to please the hopeless anglophile – and slides in just in time for the post-Jubilee afterglow of the alarm...

  • Double Serving

    At one point in the middle of the complicated hijinks of the Shakespeare Theatre Company's The Servant of Two Masters, Truffaldino, the servant in question,...

  • Uplifted: Pilobolus

    Nile Russell was all ready to give up dancing. ''In modern dance, there were people freaking out the audience just for the sake of freaking...

  • Tony Awards to give Shakespeare Theatre Outstanding Regional Theater Company; KenCen gets big nods for Follies, Master Class

    The Tony Awards will bestow the prestigious outstanding regional theater company award to the Shakespeare Theatre Company at this year’s June 10 ceremony, reported stage...

  • Untamed: Review of 'Taming of the Shrew'

    Strip the art from Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew and you are left, more or less, with a rather bitter, violence-prone woman who, married against...

  • Kahn Bravura!

    Ask Michael Kahn if he's happy and here's the response you'll likely get: ''Last night, I was walking around the house and I said to...

  • A Woman Alone: 'Strange Interlude'

    In the pantheon of social types, there have always been the over-qualified and under-employed. These are the alphas that, never quite launching, end up using...

  • STC Sets Memorial

    The Shakespeare Theatre Company today announced plans for a memorial celebration of Jared Neff, who died March 7 from pneumonia-related complications. Neff, 30, a Missouri...

  • Losing a Loved One

    In January, Jared Neff was back in his home state. He had a workshop to teach at the Missouri State Thespians state conference for students:...

  • Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

    Two Gentleman from Verona at Shakespeare Theatre Matters of the heart take a rather bloody turn in director P.J. Paparelli's vision of Shakespeare's comedy The...

  • Rising Star

    ''I can't even straighten my hair,'' the unforgettable Afro-headed character Michael Flores joked in Todd Graff's endearing indie film Camp from 2003. ''That's kind of...

  • A Giddy Thing

    Wince you might at the idea of Much Ado About Nothing rendered as a 1930s screwball comedy set in Cuba, but save the potential wrinkles....