As we near our closing date of Jan. 11, I’m looking back on some inadvertantly mermaid-themed things I did over the holidays. The holiday exhibit at the US Botanic Garden closes in two days, but it took me around and under the seven seas last week. Along with the plants, there are a variety of ships and lighthouses, plus some delightful windows into the undersea world. Keep your eyes peeled—you might spot a mermaid!
Nicholas Ward, who recently returned to the Olney as our Triton for our first weeks of The Little Mermaid, begins tomorrow in On The Town on Broadway! We’re excited to have Elliot Dash as our new Triton, and sending Nicholas our best wishes for his Broadway debut!
In Posterity, ‘Norway’s most celebrated sculptor ([Hamish] Linklater) is commissioned to create the last official portrait of the country’s most famous writer, but Henrik Ibsen ([John] Noble) proves to be an irascible, contentious sitter, as the two men wage war over both his legacy and his likeness. Doug Wright explores the nature of artistic success and the fear of being forgotten.'”