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Rousuck on Theater: More Top Picks From The Virtual Stage

Single Carrot Theatre

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep the nation's theaters shuttered and their stages dark, theater companies have kept busy developing and producing new plays for a variety of  streamable, online platforms. Midday theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck joins us again today to spotlight a few of the best current offerings, from Single Carrot Theatre's production of playwright DJ Hills' we broke up  to The Public Theater of New York's first-responder-inspired The Line...

Here are a few other streaming productions that Judy suggests you check out: 

Black Theater Network's Black Theater Week (July 27-31)

May 22, 2020, a filmed docudrama directed by Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith, which captures one day in the life of our region;  

Theatre Works' Shakespeare in Vegas; and
D.C.-based Shakespeare Theater Company's Virtual Mock Trial, streaming July 24 & 25.

J. Wynn Rousuck has been reviewing theater for WYPR's Midday (and previously, Maryland Morning) since 2007. Prior to that, she was the theater critic of The Baltimore Sun, where she reviewed more than 3,000 plays over the course of 23 years. Her feature coverage for The Sun included a comprehensive series chronicling the development of the Tony Award-winning musical, “Hairspray.” Judy got her start at The Cleveland Press and at Cleveland’s fine arts radio station, WCLV. Her broadcasting experience also includes a year as an on-air theater critic for Maryland Public Television.
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