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Period Piece: On Theater J’s The How and the Why

the-how-and-the-why-rehearsal-photoHere’s a little preview I wrote for Theater J’s imminent production of The How and the Why, a play about dueling evolutionary theories regarding menstruation from The Affair showrunner Sarah Treem. It’s in today’s Washington City Paper.

 

A-choo: The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, reviewed.

Paul Morella, Lise Bruneau, Susan Rome, and Barbara Rappaport (Theater J).My review of Theater J’s updated production of drag-playwright Charles Busch’s 2000 mainstream breakthrough The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife is in today’s Washington City Paper. God bless you.

DC Theatre: Five Plays to See in 2015

Holly Twyford and Luigi Sottile in Signature Theatre's "Sex with Strangers."

Holly Twyford and Luigi Sottile in Signature Theatre’s “Sex with Strangers.”

In the Washington City Paper, I highlight a few of the plays I saw in 2014 that linger in my mind at year’s end and choose five I’m excited about for the first half of 2015. Happy New Year, Theatregoers.

SWAMPOODLE’D! Plus reviews of Keri Hilson at the 9:30 Club & The Moscows of Nantucket that I was too busy to link to last week.

Rachel Beauregard does not actually don boxing gloves in SWAMPOODLE that I can recall, but happily she does sing.

So, Swampoodle. A beautiful mess, is what it is. Bring your ear horn.

Also, I saw Keri Hilson play the 930 Club as the headliner of the WPGC Bithday Bash last Thursday night. The bill also included Lloyd and B.o.B., but my hopes for an all-star version of the Eastern Motors song were dashed.

Last Sunday, I saw The Moscows of Nantucket at Theater J. It’s good. More fun that that Fleet Foxes show, certainly. Continue reading