As the Speakeasy Stage Company mounts its production of "The Whale," a designer works to make a man gain over 500 lbs. and an actor explores how the man got that way.
Director Robert Richmond has aimed to please by bucking tradition and offering an in-the-round staging of Shakespeare’s epic history play. The result is an immersive experience.
With his hot-off-the-presses "Moby Dick," composer Jake Heggie is working hard and exploring sensitively within many of the traditions of classical opera.
This innovative choreographer’s Joyce season showed her enamored of the use of color, film and some interesting music to get the point across that modern dance can still be interesting, fun, exciting and sexy.
"My show is really high-energy, a lot of dancing -- Baltimore club dancing," Rye Rye says. Anyone who’s seen the Charm City rapper perform knows she speaks the truth.
Acclaimed director Lizette M. Morris has revived the Christopher Durang classic "Baby with the Bathwater," a hysterical parody of "well-meaning" parenting gone awry. In an interview with EDGE, the director reveals the way into her "dark" and "loud" head.
The play, written by Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa, is a somewhat surreal, time-shifting exploration into one Peruvian family’s rich history. ’’Whether you like this play or not, visually it’s very impressive."