‘South Pacific’ at Olney Theatre Center

September 13, 2018

Running through Oct. 7, this production — while not grandly scaled — has lots of grand ingredients, not the least of which is William Michals as de Becque. When he departs a scene, you immediately miss him.  

Weekend Round Up August 16, 2018

August 16, 2018

Art lovers can take the kids to the Portrait Gallery’s open studio on Friday and learn about “degenerate art” at the National Gallery on Sunday — the last day of Summer Restaurant Week.

Weekend Round Up July 19, 2018

July 19, 2018

This weekend, adults can tap into comedy at the Kennedy Center and kids can widen their eyes at the National Gallery and stretch their ears at Wolf Trap.

A ‘Crucible’ Raw to the Ear, Eye and Heart

April 23, 2018

The new production at Olney Theatre Center, running through May 20, remains resolutely in its time, emitting not so much a need for comparison to our present political battles as a gut-punch echo of our own frailties and easy cynicism.   

Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’ at Olney

April 4, 2018

What makes a play a classic? Most often, it’s about a quality of endurance, a kind of built-in modernity no matter what you do with the costumes or sets. Shakespeare’s plays […]