Tag Archives: Chris Stinson

Arboreal Talk: Keegan Theatre’s The Magic Tree and Molotov Theatre’s Lovecraft: Nightmare Suite, reviewed.

Brianna Letourneau and Scott Ward Abernethy in Keegan Theatre's "The Magic Tree."

In this week’s Washington City Paper, available wherever Washington’s free alt-weekly is sold, I review the well-performed Keegan Theatre production of Ursula Rani Sarma’s perplexing The Magic Tree, plus Molotov Theatre’s Lovecraft: Nightmare Suite, adapted from a half-dozen short stories by the celebrated author of chillers, Hey Probably Lovecraft.

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Hard (Nineteen Twenty-)Eight: The Threepenny Opera and Failure: A Love Story, reviewed.

And now, two plays with music, one from 1928 and one set in 1928. My reviews of Signature Theatre’s new production of The Threepenny Opera as well as the hub theatre’s local premiere of Philip Dawkins’ Failure: A Love Story, are in today’s Washington City Paper. Continue reading

The War on Droogs: Scena Theatre’s A Clockwork Orange, reviewed

Malcolm MacDowell in Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 film version, which remains upsetting and inescapable.

​Scena Theatre’s production of A Clockwork Orange, using Anthony Burgess’ adaptation of his own 1962 novella, did not make me want to throw up. Reviewed in today’s Washington City Paper. Continue reading