Recent Books By North Korean Defectors Chronicle Horrors of the Regime There

June 15, 2018 10:57 AM0 comments

By J. Roslyn These three reviews are of books, all written by young people, including Joseph Kim, who was aided by Christians. He and Park are eloquent TED talk speakers.  These makes me cry just thinking about them.  I can’t even read the worst ones, where they were forced to watch […]

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‘California Suite’ Offers Up Character-Driven Treat

June 11, 2018 1:40 PM0 comments

For their final production of the 2017-2018 season, the Providence Players have opted for one of the classics in Neil Simon’s “California Suite”. “It’s fair to say it’s hard to have a proper theater education without Neil Simon,” Janet Koehler Dueweke, who plays the actress Diana, told the News-Press. The […]

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‘Charlotte’s Web’ Production Delights All Ages

May 31, 2018 2:00 PM0 comments

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” – E.B. White, author of Charlotte’s Web. A critical essayist for the New Yorker magazine for decades until his death in 1985, […]

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Mason’s ‘Metamorphoses’ Does Ancient Poem Justice

May 3, 2018 10:15 AM0 comments

The student team who shared talents and resources with the professional staff of the George Mason High School theater arts department made a big splash, in fact a number of them, in its delightful production of the ancient Roman poet Ovid’s “Metamorphoses” at the GMHS auditorium last weekend. In another […]

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Creative Cauldron’s ‘Witch’ Dazzles & Delights

April 26, 2018 11:40 AM0 comments

This fourth installment, entitled “Witch,” in the Falls Church-based Creative Cauldron’s “Bold New Works for Intimate Stages” project that began its run last weekend is bold, is new and is creative to the max. It is a very edifying production in the purest spirit of the feminist mystique, doing justice […]

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Glowing Cappies Reception for Stuart’s ‘The Little Mermaid’

April 17, 2018 1:25 PM0 comments

By Maggie Klein Young love, rebellious daughters, magic spells, and dinglehoppers?  It’s the perfect recipe for a fin-tastic fairytale. “Life is better down where it’s wetter,” but don’t take it from me; swim on down under the sea to find out for yourself in J.E.B. Stuart High School’s bubbly rendition […]

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