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All posts tagged "theater"

  • Who's Afraid of Edward Albee?

    Molly Smith remembers well her first encounter with the work of Edward Albee. ''The Zoo Story is one of the first plays I ever read,''...

  • Voice of America

    Although known by many Americans for her portrayal as Dr. Nancy McNally, the national security advisor on NBC's The West Wing, or as Gloria Akalitus,...

  • Legacy of 'The Laramie Project' [video]

    Few plays have taken root in the public consciousness — and served as the public conscience — as has ''The Laramie Project,'' Moises Kaufman and...

  • It Takes a Village

    It would be very easy to talk about playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney's rise with the same kind of mythic spin as his ''Brother/Sister'' trilogy. His...

  • Actor Zachary Quinto: Gay rights issues more important discussion than who he sleeps with

    ” come to realize through experience that ultimately I really do have a lot of power in terms of the way I relate to the...

  • 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...

  • ''Raising the Roof'' at Town [video]

    On Monday, April 26, the national touring company of Fiddler on the Roof convened at Town Danceboutique, where they performed an assortment of Broadway standards,...

  • McNally's Aria

    Three years ago, Terrence McNally's phone rang. On the line, Michael Kaiser, president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. ''We'd like...

  • Opera Queens

    Terrence McNally was angry with John Glover. ''So, what's going to happen? I've called and offered you this part and I haven't heard from you,''...

  • Diva Country

    When Terrence McNally first approached Tyne Daly to play Maria Callas in Master Class, the actress, known for her work in television (Cagney & Lacey)...

  • Leading Light

    Nicholas Rodriguez has toured as the King of the Jews (Jesus, in Jesus Christ Superstar) and appeared on Broadway as the King of the Apes...

  • Stage

    AMERICAN CENTURY THEATER Master Class at Kennedy Center Gunston Theater II2700 S. Lang St.Arlington, Va.703-998-4555americancentury.org Stalag 17 — The Academy Award-winning film adaptation of this...

  • Stage and Theater: Plays, Musicals and Performance Art

    AMERICAN CENTURY THEATER Gunston Theater II 2700 S. Lang St. Arlington, Va. 703-998-4555 www.americancentury.org A Piece of My Heart -- The story of six women...

  • Wide Awake

    ''Spring Awakening'' at the Kennedy Center Spring can really hang you up the most. It was in the spring of 1989 that Sen. Jesse Helms...

  • Broadway's 'It' Boy

    Last year, Out Magazine named budding actor Cheyenne Jackson its Entertainer of the Year. ''It was a great honor,'' says Jackson, best known as the...