11 Apr 2017

Arts & Entertainment:

South Africa: Then & Now, at Mosaic Theater

If you haven’t attended a play at Mosaic Theater, 1333 H Street NE, inside the Atlas Performing Arts Center, I strongly recommend you do. Not only is it great to have contemporary theater right in our own backyard, but the quality of the acting, the thoughtfulness that goes into choosing the season’s plays and the […]


18 Jan 2017

Events:

Lessons in Etiquette and Community by Mosaic Theater

I wish I could make watching “Charm” at Mosaic Theater a mandatory assignment. “Charm” is a play written in unflinching, witty and heartbreakingly quick exchanges by Philip Dawkins, a Chicago native. The playwright’s ear for dialogue and nuance would be obvious even if the cast did not do the lines justice. This is not the […]


17 Nov 2016

Arts & Entertainment:

Milk Like Sugar: Introspection and Raw Emotion

The newest play in the Mosaic Theater season line-up is Milk Like Sugar, by Kirsten Greenidge. Thanks to the generosity of the folks at Mosaic, I attended opening night. The play hit me in the gut– it’s a raw and frank story about poverty and race and about being a teenager and feeling invincible. It’s also […]


01 Sep 2016

Arts & Entertainment:

“Satchmo at the Waldorf” Hits a Blue Note

Monday night’s performance of Satchmo at the Waldorf, the first offering in Mosaic Theater‘s second season, was memorable for many reasons. Maybe it was the fact that it was opening night and a packed house. Maybe it was the deft way in which Craig Wallace recovered seamlessly from a couple of crucial prop fails, while […]


04 Nov 2015

Sponsored Post:

From Warm-Up Game to Traveling Play: Winners and Losers at Woolly Mammoth

Winners and Losers at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is a “frisky theatrical symposium” (New York Times) from Canadian theatre artists Marcus Youssef and James Long that blurs the line between real life and fiction, the personal and the political, admiration and resentment. We sat down with Marcus and Jamie to discuss the framework of the […]


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