Many attendees dressed up in their homes, though for the participating actors, this year’s Shakespeare Theatre Company Gala was a Come As You Are occasion.
The Shakespeare Theatre Company has just announced the Company’s 2020/21 Season. According to Artistic Director Simon Godwin, the upcoming season is one of “epic spectacles, classical masterpieces, and mighty collaborations.” “Our motto for this season is, ‘All the world on stage,’ to paraphrase Shakespeare’s line. We will explore… Read More
Ironically, Everybody is a comedy about death. Now on stage at the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Lansburgh Theatre through November 17, 2019, Everybody is Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins adaptation of the Dutch play, Elckerlijc, influenced by a Buddhist fable. DC audiences are rushing to it not only because it… Read More
Incoming Shakespeare Theatre Company Artistic Director Simon Godwin, at a special press and subscriber event at the theatre’s Harman Hall, announced the company’s 2019-2020 Season to much fanfare. Taking over from Michael Kahn, whom he described as “mighty,” Godwin explained that structuring his first season was… Read More