Our story starts deep in the middle of a jungle on one of those dark nights…but listen carefully! And you just might hear the wonderful cry of Imagination Stage’s The Jungle Book as it roars to life for young audiences and audiences’ young at heart! A perfect show for the whole family, The Jungle Book is Directed by Janet Stanford and adapted to the stage by Greg Banks. Based on the story by Rudyard Kipling,
Images create reality. The imagination creates images of our reality. There is a line, even in our imaginations, that we should not cross, but to enforce such a notion would be impossible. In a frighteningly realistic and none-too-distant futuristic world where the “Nether” (formerly the internet) has become the contextual framework for being, it’s okay to forget who you are and discover who you might be. It’s the golden opportunity to live without consequence in a reality that is not one’s own.
Passing time is painful. So what could be more titillating than other people’s hell when it comes to distracting the mind from its own personal grief? In a powerfully evocative stage adaptation of David Grossman’s novel, Theater J brings Falling Out of Time to the stage as the penultimate production of their 2015/2016 calendar season. Directed and Adapted by Derek Goldman, this strikingly emotional drama hones in on the potent power of grief and its ability to transform the lives of an entire village.
A pilot is the blue. A fighter pilot becomes the blue through sweat, brains, and guts. Grounded, an evocative one-woman show written by George Brant, has landed at Everyman Theatre this fall. An award-winning sold out sensation in London, this co-production with Olney Theatre Center takes flight for the Baltimore-Washington area premier and soars with flying colors as an exceptionally well-penned and phenomenally well-performed dramatic production.
Beauty is a function but there is more to life than glittery things. The raw and striking humanity that is viciously exposed beneath the opalescent and lavish lifestyle of the spoiled queen of France kicks off Season 35 at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. Marie Antoinette, a revolutionary work written by David Adjmi, is starting off the season with an illustrious bang. Lavish extravagance never looked so good as it does strutting down the stage at Woolly but in the eyes of the masses such expenditures have their price.