Maurice Saylor is a composer with special affinities for vocal, chamber, and silent film music. His tuneful and quirky scores often showcase an interest in unusual combinations of instruments and blur the boundaries of style and genre. Visit Maurice’s Website: http://mauricesaylor.net/ Listen to two music selections of the upcoming production of R.U.R. Advertising
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Read two 5 star reviews of Havel’s Unveiling from DC Theatre Scene and DC Metro Theatre Arts. http://dctheatrescene.com/2013/09/20/vaclav-havel-tribute-performances-start-weekend/ http://www.dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2013/09/25/the-vaclav-havel-project-antiwords-and-unveiling-at-alliance-for-new-music-theatre-at-atlas-performing-arts-center-by-justin-schneider/
Urban Arias pens itself as “low maintenance opera.” Don’t be fooled, however. Robert Wood, Artistic and Music Director, is very serious about delivering the highest level of musicality as well as demonstrating his commitment to edgy stories that speak to audiences today. This Sunday, April 21 at 2 p.m., Alliance for New Music-Theatre supports this
Ladies Swing the Blues at MetroStage is a glimpse into the story of American jazz and some of the people who made it great. Written by the creative team, composer William Knowles and Thomas W. Jones II, it takes as its premise a gathering of female artists who knew and kept the music of Charlie
About Miřenka Čechová Miřenka Čechová is an actor, performer, choreographer and director from the Czech Republic. Ms. Čechová is one of the leading proponents of physical theatre in Europe and the creator of a special genre called physical mime. She is co-founder of the Spitfire Theatre Company (physical theatre) and Tantehorse Company (physical mime and butoh).
Composer Michael Bowie leads his fearless music ensemble Siné Qua Non, collaborating with the Alliance, in a dance-theatre journey where the worlds of sound – jazz, classical, and world music – join with 5 dancers to form new bonds and language beyond the edges of predictable styles to tell the story of the migration of
Playwright Cheryl L. West was first introduced to the Pullman porters when she boarded a train at the age of five. She remembered mostly the men’s ever-smiling faces. Later, she uncovered the truth behind those seemingly happy smiles, that the porters lives were filled with long hours of work, miles of track, and often humiliation
Thursday October 11th 8pm at Arena Stage
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas just got an extreme make-over. The Madam of the house, Miss Mona, got something of a breast reduction (though they’re still fabulous, dahling.) The only other thing Sherri L. Edelen kept from Dolly Parton’s theatrical closet were a pair of high-heeled shoes (as both broads are somewhat vertically challenged.)
Read Susan’s review of Lost in the Stars at Glimmerglass at DC Theatre Scene.