Composer-in-residence Ted Hearne, harnessing all sorts of colors, gestures, and timbres for this performance as the group explores all the possibilities of the human voice.
Bill Finn outdoes himself in a series of new songs incorporating Broadway and jazz with the standout being “Pizazz” by the sensational Rema Webb whose glorious voice is matched by her hands which are a show all by themselves.
Larry Murray reviews the play, which as its title implies, is about friends and interventions – politically as in supporting going to war – and personally, as in trying to prevent a friend from drinking themselves to death.
A beautiful portrait of love in the 21st century, the play never loses its sense of humor, even as it explores the nature of loss. The final offering in DTF’s New Play Reading Series takes place on Aug. 24.
An entrancing evening of theatre history, through the eyes of Ira Aldridge, played by John Douglas Thompson.
A huge cast hurtles through the funniest play of the year with director Julianne Boyd never taking her foot off the gas pedal. Burns and Murray review playwright John Guare’s take on the original play and film, where he has blended the two together for one zany evening of screwball comedy.
Directed by Daniela Varon, “Sotto Voce” is an exquisite, dreamlike new play that probes the entanglement of past and present. And it looks at how crippling, repressed pain can suffocate the spirit.