Sophocles sells? Who knew?
As I scribble down these words Firehouse is getting ready to close its sold-out run of OEDIPUS REX, a show that had its world premiere sometime around 429 BCE. Give or take a few years, that means we helped celebrate the play’s 2439 birthday. That’s a lot of candles on the cake, especially for a company that prides itself on producing new work! What’s somewhat exciting for me is the fact that so many people came to see the production – which by the way was an outstanding effo
When I first moved here from New York more than twenty years ago, my friends in New York were shocked. How could I give up all that New York had to offer for. . .well, for whatever it was there was in Richmond? Well, it didn’t take long to realize that I wasn’t losing anything in terms of theater, as I soon found that Richmond has a thriving and high quality theater community. However, I can’t say the same about the dance community. Before I address that potentially explosive