With schedules bursting with school work, after school activities and summer camps, few kids leave time for spontaneous play. But a local woman is out to change that. Plus, tips for summer play.
Alone with her thoughts on a plane in 2009, comedienne Ann Randolph wrote her one-woman show \”Loveland.\” Her father had just died and her mother was recovering from a stroke.
\”Love in Afghanistan\” subverts expectations by taking a relatively predictable love story and throwing in unexpected, and at times, heart-wrenching twists.
The Synetic Theater\’s interpretation of \”The Picture of Dorian Gray\” is a sensual, frenetic and dark portrayal of Oscar Wilde\’s controversial novel.
For an otherwise quiet play, \”The Velocity of Autumn\” begins loudly, with the sound of a large explosion shooting through a dark theater at Arena Stage.
The improv recap of Harry Potter books, plus lots of pop culture references, left the audience at Sidney Harman Hall doubled over in
their seats with laughter.
A story rooted in Irish history unfolded onstage in front of a small theater crammed full of people, including D.C.\’s Irish Embassy (and bravo for the actors and actresses who didn\’t let the loud buzzing and ringing electronic devices during the performance interrupt the flow and feel of their scenes).
In conjunction with D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray\’s Playground Improvement Project, which will renovate 32 of the District\’s 78 playgrounds, Joan Michelson explores eco-friendly playground equipment.
Incorporating scientific methods and processes into young people\’s daily lives can be as easy as collecting rocks or playing in sand. But teaching kids about science shouldn\’t be taken so lightly — it\’s as important as teaching them the alphabet.
Actor Andrew Long talks to WTOP Living about class divides in \”Good People\” showing at the Arena Stage and the difference between \”getting out\” and \”getting lucky.\”
For most directors, the final 24 hours before a show can be especially
daunting. But for Joe Baker and his cast, 24 hours was all the time they
had to write and rehearse their