You can only get to where you’re at by way of where you’ve been. And if you’ve been to Rep Stage then you’re at the right place for their production of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill. An intimate evening with Lady Day is set before your eyes in the intimate staging of the Studio Theatre inside the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community College.
The truth within a lie. Isn’t that a quaint little sentence that sums up Shakespeare or most of it at any rate? It is if you’re playwright Aaron Posner and you’ve been commissioned to step away from your exceedingly brilliant modern riffs on Chekhov and step into a variation on the Bard’s The Merchant of Venice. Closing out the 2015/2016 season at Folger Theatre, Posner’s latest world premiere District Merchants,