Gwydion Suilebhan, the playwright who by day is Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s marketing chief, knows how to tailor a pitch. He hooked me on the idea of doing a feature about Woolly co-founder Howard Shalwitz’s return to acting after almost a decade away by suggesting that Shalwitz is DC theatre’s answer to John Cazale. I took him so literally that I had a couple of paragraphs to that effect that my first draft.
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Tagged Emily Townley, Gwydion Suilebhan, Howard Shalwitz, Jennifer Mendenhall, John Cazale, Kimberly Gilbert, Michael John Garcés, Tim Getman, Washington City Paper, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
I reviewed Mike Daisey’s deeply personal indictment of the theatre for DCist.
My review of Woolly’s debut production of Laura Schellhardt’s prismatic spook-story, brought vividly to life by Kimberly Gilbert (pictured) and director John Vreeke, is on DCist today. Read it, then go see it. I know what’s good for you.