Originally from Rochester, New York, Sarah Murphy is a recent transplant to the Washington DC area, where she has eagerly dived into the local theatre community. A graduate of The College at Brockport, Sarah holds a Master of Public Administration degree in nonprofit and arts management. Her particular passion is the role theatre can play in examining and addressing issues of social injustice. She previously worked as the Communications Director for a national historic house museum and currently holds a position in higher education administration. Sarah is thrilled to be joining the BroadwayWorld DC team!
It is difficult to think of another work of American literature that has so captured the imagination or has inspired more reincarnations than L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. This summer, Synetic Theater manages to make a mark on this prolific field with their own adaptation.BWW Review: TALES OF THE MYSTERIOUS AND GROTESQUE at Capital Fringe July 16, 2018
If you try hard enough, you may find another author more suited to a Fringe Festival venue than Edgar Allan Poe, but it is highly unlikely. The works of this "master of the macabre", poet, and literary artist seem tailor-made for just such a celebration of all things "outside the box".BWW Review: ON THE EVE at Capital Fringe July 16, 2018
What if you had turned left instead of right? What if you didn't stop for coffee on your way into the office? What if you had taken that big risk or followed that crazy dream? ON THE EVE explores one of life's most commonly pondered questions.BWW Review: AN ILIAD at Atlas Performing Arts Center June 4, 2018
Solas Nua, the DC-based organization bringing Irish contemporary arts state-side, has gone back two hundred years to find inspiration for its upcoming production, The Frederick Douglass Project. Commissioned to commemorate Douglass' bicentennial, the production explores the abolitionist and human rights leader's 1845 visit to Ireland.