Tag: Marianne Elliott
In 1991, San Francisco’s Eureka Theatre Company premiered a new work by American playwright Tony Kushner. Entitled Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Part One: Millennium Approaches, the play examined the interconnecting lives of several New Yorkers during the mid-1980s, as the homophobic Reagan administration dragged its feet in addressing the AIDS… Read More ›
Autism Takes Center Stage at DPAC in an Ingenious Adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
“It was too loud,” the pink-haired boy declares. He is soft-spoken, eyes cast downward as he tugs at his jacket zipper. We are standing in the red-carpeted lobby after Tuesday night’s opening performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Durham Performing Arts Center. As the crowd spilled into the… Read More ›
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.
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.