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On Around Town, talking Laugh, Man of La Mancha, The Originalist, and Soon.

My regimen of smiling and sentence-speaking practice continues as I join host Robert Aubry Davis and Washington Post arts writer Jane Horwitz for another Around Town… 146 more words

Theatre

An Imperative, Not a Noun: Beth Henley's Laugh, reviewed.

Pulitzer Prize-winner Beth Henley‘s new play Laugh is not like her other plays. It’s wacky. How you feel about wacky will be a better predictor of your experience than you feel about Henley. 7 more words

Theatre

Review “Abundance” from The Actors Company Theatre

Joseph Verlezza / Critic

Referencing the word “Abundance” in the dictionary, several meanings appear, including ‘an extremely plentiful or over sufficient quantity or supply,’ ‘overflowing fullness,’ and affluence or wealth,’ which all diligently support the aptly titled Beth Henley epic play. 580 more words

New York

The Miss Firecracker Contest - Reading Plays - Episode 15

Reading Plays - Episode 15 - The Miss Firecracker Contest by Radiomade on Mixcloud

A satire of the Southern potboiler in the form of a beauty pageant, The Miss Firecracker Contest was first performed at a tiny LA theatre in 1980. 307 more words

Podcast

Getting To Know You: two short plays

Two short plays about visits that come out of left field. In the comic Wanda’s Visit by Christopher Durang, a comfortable couple in Connecticut gets shaken up by a husband’s high school fling’s unexpected arrival. 111 more words

Episodes

Beth Henley

Plays: Report on MotherhoodGETTING TO KNOW YOU.

Beth Henley was born in Jackson, Mississippi. Her plays have been produced internationally and translated into over ten languages. 149 more words

Artists

Theatre: The Graduate keeps a song in its heart

MONTREAL — Andrew Shaver cites three reasons for agreeing to direct The Graduate at the Segal Centre: “I loved the movie. I loved the soundtrack. And I love Mike Nichols.” 889 more words

Theatre