“Lincoln” Full of Great Performances

After two Academy Awards and a slew of iconic performances, Daniel Day-Lewis still manages to astound. As President Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” the actor looks like Lincoln, most likely talks like the man, and even walks like him. He is Abraham Lincoln, more so than even the robotic version of him at Disney… Continue reading “Lincoln” Full of Great Performances

Tenor John Milosich, the Song Man in “War Horse,” Expresses the Zeitgeist of the Moment at DPAC

When the curtain rises on the critically acclaimed Royal National Theatre production of “War Horse,” currently dazzling Durham Performing Arts Center audiences, the villagers of a farming community in Devon, England, circa 1912, form a line along the back wall of the set; and out steps the Song Man (played by 37-year-old tenor John Milosich of Takoma Park, MD) to sing “Only Remembered,” an old Scottish hymn from the early 1800s, adapted and arranged into an anthem for “War Horse” by John Tams.

“War Horse” Will Wow Triangle Theatergoers with Its Passion and Its Ingenious Life-Sized Horse Puppets

There is only one word for the ingenious Royal National Theatre presentation of “War Horse,” playing now through Sunday at the Durham Performing Arts Center, and that is WOW! (in ALL CAPS with a well-earned exclamation point). Don’t miss this high point of the Fall 2012 theater season.

“War Horse” Will Gallop into Durham on Tuesday, Oct. 2nd, for Eight Epic Performances at DPAC

The epic Royal National Theatre production of “War Horse” will gallop into Durham on Oct. 2nd for eight performances at the 2,700-seat Durham Performing Arts Center. Initially set in 1914, this heart-tugging tale about a Devon farm boy named Albert and his remarkable horse Joey unfolds against the grim backdrop of the World War I, where the Grim Reaper took up full-time residence from 1914 to 1918 in the muddy, bloody fields of France.