The current, virtually sold-out production of Frank Baum’s “The Wizard of Oz” at Falls Church’s Creative Cauldron is a bona fide replica of the original adaptation to the stage first produced by the British Royal Shakespeare Company in 1987.
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By J. Roslyn Louis K. Lowy does a stellar job unveiling a complicated plot with many moving parts in the first novel of his new series: To Dream, Anatomy of a Humachine. His protagonist, Dr. Niyati Bopari, is a brilliant roboticist and bio-physicist who mourns her beloved son, Jay, a […]
It’s no wonder that “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” won the Tony for Best Play in 2013. It’s a marvelous choice for the last show of this season’s productions by the Providence Players of Fairfax who present the (strictly) adult family comedy laced with seriousness, too. Imagine three […]
George Mason High School senior Lydia Gompper won the Graduating Critic award at the 18th Annual ‘Cappies’ Gala held at the Kennedy Center Sunday night.
In preparation for the 24th annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival set to take place in venues all across Falls Church this weekend, Larry “Mud” Morganfield, son of blues legend Muddy Waters, shared some of his time with the News-Press to enlighten us about the way of the blues. Everyone’s got […]
By J. Roslyn Martin is a dog who stars in a forthcoming ABC television show called, “Downward Dog.” He has written Downward Dog: Very Serious Haiku from a Very Serious Dog, a poetic homage to his life, his poop, his food and to his beloved human, Nan. Of course, since […]
By Orrin Konheim The audience for Creative Cauldron’s latest play, “Kaleidoscope,” this past Sunday was treated to a post-show discussion with Nancy Scott, the wife of the late Virginia State Delegate Jim Scott, who opened up about her experiences losing her husband after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. The […]
The Falls Church native Nils Westergard is an artist on the rise thanks to his distinctive stencil-driven style that has graced brick, concrete and stucco sidings everywhere from Australia to the Czech Republic to his current home in Richmond.
The current offering at Falls Church’s own award-winning Creative Cauldron theater is a world premiere musical by Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith entitled “Kaleidoscope,” running through May 28.
Falls Church’s Creative Cauldron acting performance institution further secured its regional reputation Monday night with Helen Hayes Award wins in two major acting categories. Winning as the Best Lead Actress in a Musical was Iyona Blake and Best Supporting Actress in a Musical was Tiara Whaley, both for their performances […]