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BWW Review: SILENT SKY at Ford's Theatre is Bursting with Imagination Photo BWW Review: SILENT SKY at Ford's Theatre is Bursting with Imagination
by Kelle Long - Jan 31, 2020

The city lights of Washington may typically obscure the night sky, but a portal to the cosmos has opened in downtown DC. Playwright Lauren Gunderson has gifted us a corner of the galaxy through the telescopic lens of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt's life and scientific discoveries. Leavitt's work may have been rooted in facts and figures, but SILENT SKY is bursting with imagination.

Ford's Theatre Society Announces Full Casting for Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY Photo Ford's Theatre Society Announces Full Casting for Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and the design team for Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson, a captivating play based on the life of trail-blazing astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. The Ford's Theatre production is directed by Seema Sueko and features Laura C. Harris (Arena Stage's The Heiress, Signature Theatre's The Flick) as Henrietta Leavitt, Nora Achrati as Annie Jump Cannon, Emily Kester as Margaret Leavitt, Jonathan David Martin as Peter Shaw and Holly Twyford as Williamina Fleming. Performances are January 24 to February 23, 2020. A media performance is scheduled for January 29, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

BWW Review: ANATOLE: MOUSE MAGNIFIQUE at Imagination Stage Photo BWW Review: ANATOLE: MOUSE MAGNIFIQUE at Imagination Stage
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 2, 2019

Oooh la la, the good folks at Imagination Stage have a Parisian musical spectacular in store for you with the non- cheesy story about a couple of mice out to save the cheeses of Paris. Anatole: Mouse Magnifique features a dynamic and fun score by James Valcq (Music), book and lyrics by John MacLay and Lee Becker, and a terrific no-holes-like-a-piece of-Swiss-cheese-staging from Tom Story.

BWW Review: DICKENS'S DAVY COPPERFIELD at Imagination Stage Photo BWW Review: DICKENS'S DAVY COPPERFIELD at Imagination Stage
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 2, 2019

Over the years, Charles Dickens' works have been turned into many stage and film adaptations. I'm sure we've all seen A Christmas Carol or Oliver Twist in one form or another. While both are set against some bleak backdrops, they feature some larger-than-life characters that make them ripe for theatrical presentation.

BWW Review: Let THE REVOLUTIONISTS Spin You Right Round at Everyman Theatre Photo BWW Review: Let THE REVOLUTIONISTS Spin You Right Round at Everyman Theatre
by Cybele Pomeroy - Dec 14, 2017

Playwright Lauren Gunderson, who marches boldly where political correctness fears to tread, delivers a stylized rendition of female revolutionaries, one famous, two obscure, one invented, reminding us that history is not only written by the victors, it's written by men. Director Casey Stangl presents a snappy, suspenseful, tense drama that is curiously chock-full of comedy. Everyman's resident actors and supporting artists are gifted in their range and variety.

Everyman Theatre Has Instituted A Collaboration Of Its Plays With The Snf Parkway Mov Photo Everyman Theatre Has Instituted A Collaboration Of Its Plays With The Snf Parkway Movie Theater
by Charles Shubow - Dec 13, 2017

Erich Hatch, Director of Programming for the SNF Parkway Theater and the Maryland Film Festival hopes this program will enhance the enjoyment of its plays at the Everyman Theatre.

Lauren Gunderson's THE REVOLUTIONISTS Comes to Baltimore's Everyman Theatre Photo Lauren Gunderson's THE REVOLUTIONISTS Comes to Baltimore's Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Ready, aim, spitfire! Everyman Theatre prepares for audiences (and heads) to be rolling in the aisles with the astutely timed arrival of The Revolutionists (December 6, 2017 through January 7, 2018) from playwright Lauren Gunderson aka the most-produced playwright in the country (The New Yorker).

Lauren Gunderson's THE REVOLUTIONISTS Comes to Baltimore's Everyman Theatre Photo Lauren Gunderson's THE REVOLUTIONISTS Comes to Baltimore's Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Ready, aim, spitfire! Everyman Theatre prepares for audiences (and heads) to be rolling in the aisles with the astutely timed arrival of The Revolutionists (December 6, 2017 through January 7, 2018) from playwright Lauren Gunderson aka the most-produced playwright in the country (The New Yorker).

NOISES OFF at Everyman Theatre - You Will Laugh Until It Hurts!!
by Charles Shubow - May 30, 2017

It truly is one of the funniest plays I've ever seen.

BWW Review: Everyman Makes A Ruckus With NOISES OFF
by Cybele Pomeroy - May 26, 2017

Everyman Theatre pays exquisite attention to detail and creates an astounding feat of comedy in its production of NOISES OFF. The cast demonstrates comedic chops and executes pratfalls and buffoonery with commitment and perfect timing. Do yourself, your lungs and your liver a favor and laugh at the raucous riot. Don't be surprised if you find yourself craving sardines afterwards.

Famed Farce NOISES OFF to Receive Revival at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Everyman Theatre's Resident Company of actors transforms into a British company of actors during the 1970s in this hotly anticipated revival of Tony Award-Winner Michael Frayn's side-splitting farce to end all farces, Noises Off, directed by Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi and running from May 17 through June 18, 2017.

BWW Review: THE HARD PROBLEM at Studio Theatre
by Jenny Minich - Jan 18, 2017

The Hard Problem is the brainchild of Czechoslovakian-born British playwright Sir Tom Stoppard. Contrary to all scientific intelligence, Hilary clings to the mysterious. In the spirit of the scientific method, the audience must as: but why? As Dramaturg Lauren Halvorsen notes so concisely, β€œthe tension between knowledge and mystery pervades the play.”

BWW Review: Next Stage's EURYDICE Shows Sarah Ruhl in her Early Glory
by Andrew White - Nov 1, 2016

Playwright Sarah Ruhl, confronted with her beloved father's death, must have wrestled hard with how to honor his passing, without losing herself in the process.  Her play, Eurydice-in Jay D. Brock's production at Next Stop Theatre-is in some ways a witty take on the old Orpheus myth, but the wit is clearly in service of something more personal and contemporary.

Photo Flash: NextStop Theatre Presents Sarah Ruhl's EURYDICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

"Eurydice" by Sarah Ruhl is now appearing Thursdays through Sundays until November 20, 2016 at NextStop Theatre, in Herndon, Virginia. The first look at photos from the production are now available.

NextStop Theatre Welcomes First Female President
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Amid an intense political battle raging in Washington, where nasty behavior towards women has been the focus of recent news, NextStop Theatre Company in Herndon, Virginia, just 20 miles west of the political capital, is honoring women center stage.

BWW Review: Amusing THE LAST SCHWARTZ at Theater J
by Roger Catlin - Sep 15, 2016

'The Last Schwartz,' a play that's perfectly suited for Theater J, is certainly a familiar trope for its audience: Somebody brings home a non-Jewish women to a solemn family occasion fraught with religious underpinnings.

Theater J Completes Casting for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Theater J, the nation's largest and most prominent Jewish theater, announces full casting for the 2016-2017 season, the first season chosen by new Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr.

Adam Immerwahr to Make DC Directorial Debut with Theater J's THE LAST SCHWARTZ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

?Theater J begins the 2016-2017 season with the regional premiere of the rollicking, engaging, and thoughtful comedy, The Last Schwartz, written by Lilly Award Winner Deborah Zoe Laufer. It plays at Theater J September 7 through October 2, 2016 and kicks off the first season selected by new Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr.

Adam Immerwahr to Make DC Directorial Debut with Theater J's THE LAST SCHWARTZ
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

?Theater J begins the 2016-2017 season with the regional premiere of the rollicking, engaging, and thoughtful comedy, The Last Schwartz, written by Lilly Award Winner Deborah Zoe Laufer. It plays at Theater J September 7 through October 2, 2016 and kicks off the first season selected by new Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr.

Theater J Completes Casting for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Theater J, the nation's largest and most prominent Jewish theater, announces full casting for the 2016-2017 season, the first season chosen by new Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr.

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