Lindsey Clark — Pamela's Punch

Post Tagged with: "Lindsey Clark"

“The Lion” Roars at Arena Stage

“The Lion” Roars at Arena Stage

By Punch Contributor Lindsey Clark  From the moment Benjamin Scheuer walks onto the stage, there is something assuring about his presence. His smile is broad, his demeanor is warm, and there is a certain level of comfort in his tone. He’s in character as himself, and it’s a role that suits him well. As he takes his […]

read more

Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” at Ford’s Theatre

Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” at Ford’s Theatre

By Punch Contributor Lindsey Clark  Welcome to St. Louis: a place where sons seem to inherit the wandering ways of their fathers, daughters fear the world beyond the safety net of home, and mothers measure their worth in numbers of gentlemen callers. The Gateway City serves as the backdrop for renowned playwright Tennessee Williams‘ stunning play, The […]

read more

Oliver! Comes to Arena Stage

Oliver! Comes to Arena Stage

By Punch Contributor Lindsey Clark  As I take my seat in the Fichandler Stage at Arena for Oliver!, I notice one lone prop on stage that indicates to me that this will not be your standard production of the classic Charles Dickens story: a boom box. Gleaming under a single spotlight, the presence of this […]

read more

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at The National Theatre

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at The National Theatre

By Punch Contributor Lindsey Clark  As far as fairy tales go, Cinderella is probably one of the most recognized and the most revered. The pauper-turned-princess story has literary origins spanning as far back as the 1600’s, but when theatre giants Rodgers and Hammerstein released it as a made-for-tv musical in 1957, (starring a certain Julie Andrews) theirs became the […]

read more

“Winners and Losers” Leaves Things Open for Debate at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

“Winners and Losers” Leaves Things Open for Debate at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

By Punch Contributor Lindsey Clark  As Washingtonians gear up for what is sure to be an epically entertaining election season, there’s no doubt that regardless of what you believe and the way you vote, everyone loves a good debate. To that end, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company delivers a bout that would even impress the Donald with Winners […]

read more

Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End at Arena Stage

Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End at Arena Stage

By Punch Contributor Lindsey Clark  “God created man…but I could do better.”  – Erma Bombeck For a generation of women who were expected to do little more than keep house and raise children, the outspoken voice of columnist Erma Bombeck must have sent shockwaves through the households of her suburban readers in the 1960s. Disturbing the […]

read more

Theatre Review: Peter Pan 360 Flies High at Tyson’s Corner

Theatre Review: Peter Pan 360 Flies High at Tyson’s Corner

By Punch Production Critic Lindsey Clark J.M. Barrie’s iconic character Peter Pan may be over 100 years old (he first appeared in a novel by Barrie called The Little White Bird in 1902), but with the new, in-the-round production Peter Pan 360, the boy who refused to grow up continues to inspire child-like wonder in audiences of all […]

read more

Life is a “Cabaret” at Signature Theatre

Life is a “Cabaret” at Signature Theatre

By Punch Production Critic Lindsey Clark  I’m not really sure what I can say about Signature Theatre’s current production of the iconic musical Cabaret that hasn’t already been said. The reviews I’ve read are all unanimous: Stunning. Smashing. Outstanding. Flawless. A must-see. All things that I thought myself when I recently saw it, and all […]

read more

Theater Review: Jumpers for Goalposts Scores at Studio Theatre

Theater Review: Jumpers for Goalposts Scores at Studio Theatre

By Punch Production Critic Lindsey Clark  There’s no denying that we all love a good underdog story, and with the US premiere of British playwright Tom Wells’  Jumpers for Goalposts, Studio Theatre easily delivers one for the record books.  More than just the story of the Barely Athletic amateur soccer team (who may be the most appropriately named group to […]

read more

Tony Award-Winning “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” at Arena Stage

Tony Award-Winning “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” at Arena Stage

By Punch Production Critic Lindsey Clark Maybe it’s just me, but it feels like there has been a lot of Anton Chekov-influenced theatre around DC lately, and despite the fact that I’m not especially familiar with the 19th-Century Russian playwright’s body of work, I’m interested to see how much his writing still resonates with audiences […]

read more

Signature Theatre Tackles Tough Subject Matter With the Premiere of New Musical “Kid Victory”

Signature Theatre Tackles Tough Subject Matter With the Premiere of New Musical “Kid Victory”

By Punch Production Critic Lindsey Clark  Before you assume that a musical about a 17-year-old kid who has recently returned home after disappearing without explanation nearly a year ago is unusual, let me assure you: it is.   It’s not easy to talk about abduction, nor is it easy to hear about it from the other side, and it’s certainly a […]

read more

Young Playwrights’ Theater Honors NPR’s Diane Rehm With 2015 Giving Voice Award at March 7 Gala

Young Playwrights’ Theater Honors NPR’s Diane Rehm With 2015 Giving Voice Award at March 7 Gala

By Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  If you’ve ever seen a play and felt moved enough to wonder about the voices behind the writing, you have organizations like Young Playwrights’ Theater to thank.  Since it was founded in 1995, YPT has encouraged thousands of students in the DC area to discover the power and impact […]

read more