At Washington National Opera, 20-moment musical dramas are more right than wrong

The Washington National Opera’s American Opera Initiative commissions work from adolescent writers. This is a good thing. I am not totally prepared to grasp its start that the most ideal approach to begin is by charging 20-moment musical shows, in light of the fact that I’m not certain precisely what composition a short-structure piece demonstrates around a writer’s capacity to

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The Met’s crazy year

From blood-scattered men in wedding dresses in front of an audience to incensed dissenters off and furious inner disagreement, the Met Opera has had a rollercoaster year. Anticipate that more show will come. A week ago amid Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at the Metropolitan Opera, I was viewing an old man bump a table before a pile of refuse

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Shakespeare Theater Organization Arrangements to Dole Out 1,000 Free Tickets to Each Show

In a push to make theater available to occupants of the Washington, DC territory, 1,000 free tickets will be made accessible to each mainstage creation at the Shakespeare Theater Company’s 2014-15 season as a component of its new program “Choice.” The activity dispatches with the right now running generation of As You Like It, which proceeds through Dec. 14, and

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