Tag Archives: Joy Zinoman

(Severed) Hands Across America: Keegan’s A Behanding in Spokane and Studio’s 4,000 Miles, reviewed.

The Broadway cast of "A Behanding in Spokane" in 2010.

The Broadway cast of “A Behanding in Spokane” in 2010: Christopher Walken, Sam Rockwell, Zoe Kazan, Anthony Mackie.

In this week’s Washington City Paper, I review the local premiere of Martin McDonagh’s A Behanding in Spokane and reminisce uncomfortably about the show’s 2010 Broadway debut, which I saw twice on my way to the realization that I don’t like the play very much. I also review Studio Theatre’s terrific production of Amy Herzog’s sublime 4,000 Miles. Read all about it.

Bomb Out the Lights: Studio’s Time Stands Still, reviewed

Holly Twyford is a wounded photojournalist (SCOTT SUCHMAN)

The Studio Theater has kicked off 2012 right with a fine production of Donald Margulies’s Time Stands Still, a drama about two journalists’ uneasy return to domesticated life after separate injuries send them home from the field.

What I ran out of room to say in my Washington City Paper review is that the book the character played by Greg McFadden starts working on during his convalescence, an examination of the political subtext of horror cinema, sounds an awful lot like Shock Value, the one published by the New York Times’s Jason Zinoman — son of Studio Theater founder Joy Zinoman — last summer. Continue reading