'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

Play associated audio

It's a big week for theater in the District:

(Jan. 19-30) #NEWPLAY FESTIVAL AT ARENA Southwest Washington's Arena Stage gets into the New Year with its #Newplay Festival. The seven disparate selections from the National Endowment for the Arts New Play Development Program are performed Wednesday through the end of the month.

(Jan. 19-Feb. 6) TYNAN'S THEATRICALITY The life of an eccentric theater critic is the fodder of "Tynan", debuting Wednesday night at Studio Theatre in Northwest Washington. Based on the diaries of Kenneth Tynan, the production takes an intimate and brutally honest look at the man considered by many to be the foremost theater critic of the twentieth century.

(Jan. 20-29) THE HOUSE OF YES You may have trouble saying "no" to "The House of Yes" at Georgetown University's Davis Performing Arts Center Thursday through Jan. 29. The black comedy follows Marty Pascal and his future wife home to Washington for the holidays to meet his highly unbalanced family.

Music: "Freddie Freeloader" by Miles Davis

NPR

Not My Job: Comedian Jenny Slate Gets Quizzed On Jennifer Lopez

Slate has rocketed to fame with her online film series Marcel the Shell with Shoes On and the movie Obvious Child — but there are some other famous Jennifers out there ...
NPR

Antarctic Holiday: A Christmas Feast In The Loneliest Spot On Earth

For Dr. Gavin Francis, Christmas Eve marked the start of a year-long stay in an icy research base 8,700 miles from home. In this "empire of ice and isolation," he says, food is essential to morale.
NPR

North Korea Has An Interesting Offer. And Another Threat

The secretive regime denies any involvement with the Sony Pictures hack and says the U.S. must allow it to help find the real culprit. Or else.
NPR

Hollywood Pros Fear A Chilling Effect After Sony Bows To Hackers

Some in the entertainment industry are wondering if they'll have to be careful now about the stories they tell or the jokes they make in the wake of Sony's withdrawal of The Interview.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.