Author: Anya Sesay

Relive Your Childhood at ‘The Nutcracker’

Photo | Goli Kaviani/Metropolitan Ballet Theatre

First performed in 1892, “The Nutcracker” is a story that has outlasted time. It takes us back to baking cookies for Santa Claus and sleeping under the tree on Christmas Eve. From the ensemble of snowflakes to the beautiful Land…

Travel Back to the Quasi-13th Century With the QO Theatre

Photo | Quince Orchard Theatre Board Lady Marian offers her ring to Robin Hood to sell to feed the poor in Quince Orchard Theatre’s production of “The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood,” on stage again Nov. 16. Actors are (L to R) Felix Angelastro, Leona Ripple (Lady Marian), Ela Green, Malachi Green (Robin Hood) and Cora Barr.

The stage is set. The house lights dim and the spotlight shines on a single character. There isn’t one sound in the auditorium except her voice. She’s dressed in royal purple medieval garments as the “Town’s Gal.” And the story…