The Style Blog: Theatre


Posted at 06:58 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Daniel Radcliffe’s Broadway Hat Trick in “The Cripple of Inishmaan”

Daniel Radcliffe will return this season to Broadway in a revival (and Times Square debut) of Martin McDonagh’s comedy, “The Cripple of Inishmaan.”

By Peter Marks  |  06:58 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Theatre

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Mark Rylance’s arresting performance in Broadway’s ‘Twelfth Night’

Mark Rylance’s arresting performance in Broadway’s ‘Twelfth Night’

By Peter Marks  |  11:33 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Theater, Theatre

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 08/29/2013

‘Much Ado’ about J.D. Salinger’s missing testicle

An editor's frantic efforts to make it to the Shakespeare Theatre in time.

By Ron Charles  |  02:30 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books, Theatre

Posted at 07:09 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Clarice Smith center collaborating on English and Chinese version of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center will collaborate with students from the University of Maryland and the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts on a Shakespeare classic.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  07:09 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts, Shakespeare, Susie Farr

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Hylton season features Chucho Valdes, Arlo Guthrie and Lorin Maazel

The Hylton Performing Arts Center announced its 2012-2013 season. Performers include the award-winning Chucho Valdes, Lila Downs, Arlo Guthrie, Natalie MacMaster and Lorin Maazel.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  03:22 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hylton Performing Arts Center, George Mason University, Manassas theatre, Arlo Guthrie, Lorin Maazel, Chucho Valdes

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 01/18/2011

Lincoln's coat returns to Ford's Theatre

The original wool overcoat worn by President Lincoln the night of his assassination in 1865 will be placed back on display next month, Ford's Theatre announced. The historic artifact is rotated off exhibition every six months because of the delicate...

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  06:30 PM ET, 01/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Jacqueline Trescott, Jacqueline Trescott | Tags:  Abraham Lincoln, Ford's Theatre, Lincoln overcoat, Washington museum

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 12/01/2010

Shakespeare Theatre reports a surplus

Lauren Molina as Cunegonde in Candide. (Bill O'Leary/Washington Post)Even with most arts groups still struggling to recover from the financial downturn, the Shakespeare Theatre reported Wednesday that its financial status has taken a positive turn. The theatre received its final...

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  03:16 PM ET, 12/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Jennings, Shakespeare Theatre Company, arts and money, theater surplus

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 10/26/2010

Studio Theatre completes a David Ives Hat Trick in D.C.

By Peter Marks Playwright David Ives is a popular guy these days in Washington; his wittily rhyming adaptation of Corneille's "The Liar" was a hit this past spring for Shakespeare Theatre Company. Next came a highly successful run at Theater...

By Peter Marks  |  04:00 PM ET, 10/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Peter Marks, Peter Marks | Tags:  Studio Theatre David Ives Venus in Fur

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 10/08/2010

Ford's cancels Oct. 12 performance of "Sabrina Fair"

A death in the family of a cast member has forced Ford's Theatre to cancel its performance of "Sabrina Fair" on the evening of Tues., Oct. 12. A statement from the company said that patrons may exchange tickets for another...

By Peter Marks  |  04:09 PM ET, 10/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Peter Marks, Peter Marks | Tags:  sabrina fair ford's theatre

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/01/2009

Shakespeare Records a Surplus

Even with most arts groups still struggling to recover from the financial downturn, the Shakespeare Theatre Company reported Thursday that its financial status is turning around. The theater received its audit this week for the fiscal year of August 2009...

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/01/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Jacqueline Trescott | Tags:  Shakespeare Theatre Company