Let's go back to a time before we were all immersed in electronics. A well-known lawyer and former judge both encouraged me to help publicize this terrific play - happy to spread the word!
March 29, 2013 --- 1st Stage, Tysons’ award winning, non-profit, professional theater, announces the opening of “Never the Sinner,” directed by Jeremy Skidmore. Award-winning playwright -screenwriter John Logan recreates the 1924 “trial of the century,” in a brilliant and compelling play. Teenagers Leopold and Loeb kidnap and murder a 14-year-old in a sick effort to create the perfect crime. Defense attorney Clarence Darrow reshapes the trial into a vivid and powerful exploration of violence, vengeance and justice and unpacks the boys’ complex relationship of fevered intellect, romantic passion, and distorted philosophy. The production runs Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 2 & 8pm, and Sundays at 2 & 7pm, through April 14. A variety of post-show talkbacks with the director, actors and Fairfax attorney Robert Hall will take place over the remaining show weeks. Check the website for more information.
This intimate, comfortable theater, in its 5th season, has produced 31 well-reviewed plays and musicals over the last five years. The Wall Street Journal included 1st Stage in its 2012 wrap up of the best regional theaters in the nation. Above the car detailers and next to the dance studio, at 1524 Spring Hill Road, 1st Stage offers free parking, $25 tickets, a visual arts gallery, and professional acting and directing. Visit www.1ststagetysons.org for more information, or call the Box Office at 703-854-1856. Next up is Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit,” running from May 24 through June 16.
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