Laura Zam’s ‘Married Sex,’ which makes its debut at the New York Fringe Festival, takes audiences on a wild ride through the ‘sex industrial complex.’
Playwright Ari Roth stumbles sometimes when discussing the characters in “Andy and the Shadows,” his family drama that opens this week at Washington, D.C.’s Theater J. In fact, when Roth discusses Nate, the patriarch in the work, he slips, saying, “my father.” It’s undestandable, for Roth, long-time artistic director of Washington D.C. JCC-based theater, has fused elements of his own family history with fantasy, fact and fiction, in crafting his most personal work to date.
When Noa Erlitzki flies to Russia early next month to enroll in the Perm State Choreographic College, the 19-year-old ballerina will become the first Israeli, and among a very few Americans, to study in one of the most venerable ballet academies in the world.
Kevyn Morrow and Johnny Ramey in Centerstage’s production of The Whipping Man. Photo by Richard Anderson.
For all its ponderous philosophy, ‘New Jerusalem,’ is unexpectedly witty and dramatic, especially in this revival at the Theater J in Washington D.C.
Choreographer Ronan Koresh is marking his 20th anniversary in Philadelphia. He is known for abrasive critiques, but tears come to his eyes when dancers get their moves just right.