It’s a big weekend! Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day, and five performances of ST NICHOLAS by Conor McPherson! Celebrate by spending a while with the vampires (and the journalists) in McPherson’s darkly witty horror story. “This wonderfully witty and poignant one-man show takes an unusual premise and releases both side-splitting comedy and thought-provoking questions.” — DC Metro Theatre Arts Thursday at 7:30, Friday at 8, Saturday at 2:30 and 8, Sunday at 2:30, now through 2/21!
The reviews have started, and they’re bloody good for ST NICHOLAS at The Washington Stage Guild! “A jaded theater critic falls in with vampires in “St. Nicholas,” the popular monologue that helped make Irish playwright Conor McPherson’s name roughly 20 years ago… a good dark yarn simply staged by Laura Giannarelli in the Stage Guild’s headquarters, the Undercroft Theatre at the Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church. The odd bit of moody lighting helps, but mostly it’s up to Largess to tell it coolly and well, which he does.” -The Washington Post Click here to see Washington Post review. “For an… read more →
St. Nicholas by Conor McPherson The Washington Stage Guild continues its landmark 30th season with an eerie tale of a Dublin theatre critic whose obsession with a young actress leads him to abandon his family and career to follow her to London. It doesn’t go well, but an encounter with a band of vampires presents him with an unexpected opportunity. Directed by Laura Giannarelli Featuring Bill Largess “Bill Largess is simply delicious as the theater critic turned pimp for vampires in the weird one-man comedy St. Nicholas.“-The Washington Post St. Nicholas contains strong language, many references to drinking, and mature… read more →
St. Nicholas by Conor McPherson “A One-Man Comedy With Bite”– The Washington Post The Washington Stage Guild continues its landmark 30th season with a change in the schedule! St Nicholas by Conor McPherson, an acclaimed one-man show by the author of The Weir and This Lime Tree Bower, will switch places with the previously announced Back To Methuselah: As Far As Thought Can Reach. That play by George Bernard Shaw will now anchor the 2016-2017 season to mark the company’s 30th anniversary. A jaded Dublin theatre critic obsessed with a young actress abandons everything to follow her to London. It… read more →