Monthly Archives: January 2014

‘The Importance of Being Earnest’: Bright, but Shallow

There’s nothing wrong with The Importance of Being Earnest, on view, and already extended, at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington. It’s funny, gorgeous, and seems to capture Oscar Wilde’s satirical take on upper crust British mores just perfectly. So it … Continue reading

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Baryshnikov and Chekhov, Together in Washington

Multimedia is a term that covers a lot of sins; it’s so broad as to be nearly meaningless. But artists who can magically combine dance, music, theater and video in the service of storytelling can scramble our brainwaves and keep … Continue reading

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