Unexpected news. Wondering though whether announcing Broadway theaters can reopen May 19 -- with no prospect of an actual Broadway show till early fall, perhaps -- does anything now but confuse most potential ticket buyers?
I am told Matchbox has moved to the site of former Austin Grill nearby.
But I am nostalgic still for the H Street location because it was where my daughter first would eat a salad! (The long gone original Matchbox chopped.) twitter.com/petermarksdram…
“Dr. Pollack-Pelzner also said that Dr. Davis had made a comment in 2018 about “measuring the size of Jewish noses” when the professor had mentioned that he was teaching ‘The Merchant of Venice’ “ nytimes.com/2021/05/01/us/…
In DC, live and in person for Gala Hispanic Theatre’s Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, Caridad Svich’s play based on Mario Vargas Llosa’s novel La Tia Julia y el Escribidor.
(Socially distanced, mask-required,
Hamilton Watch: Lin-Manuel just interviewed by Lester Holt on NBC Nightly News.
It appears he’s growing his hair out again.
One of first things he did after leaving role was cut his hair because, he said, he hated it long.
(Is this tweet a sign I am too theater deprived?)
This just *just* in: SBA’s SVOG application portal for $16 billion in grants that was supposed to open early this month and crashed and then was announced to open tomorrow will now apparently open Monday and I don’t know whether this is an elaborate plan to drive arts people mad.
“...in one of his own books, he admits to having named his pectoral muscles, Lex and Rex.”
WT Living F.
Didn’t South Pacific’s 101-pounds-of-fun-that’s-my-little-Honey Bun name her hips Twirly and Whirly? nytimes.com/2021/04/22/nyr…
Renée Fleming, with Bill Frisell, Christian McBride and Dan Tepfer.
97 Minutes in Heaven.
Program included Cole Porter, Handel, Blossom Dearie, Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, Stephen Foster. twitter.com/petermarksdram…
Actors Equity leaders Kate Shindle and Mary McColl issue statement, in part:
“We hope that this verdict brings George Floyd’s loved ones a sense of justice. We also hope that this conviction carries forth the message that Black lives matter, and George Floyd’s life mattered...”
What in the hell is going on at the SBA? It has been 13 days since the application portal for the $16.1 billion in relief through the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program crashed. This is money authorized back in DECEMBER to save our stages. It is an anguishing fail.