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Review: ‘King Charles III’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

The Ghost in the Machine Mike Bartlett’s King Charles III premiered in 2014, at London’s Almeida Theatre. Both the original production and the Broadway production won numerous awards. This new version, presented by the Shakespeare Theatre Company, is a breathtaking achievement. When the magical name of Diana is first invoked, a hush comes over the […]

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‘Summer Hummer IV: Foreplay!’ at Signature Theatre Benefits theatreWashington’s ‘Taking Care of Our Own’

Summer Hummer IV: Foreplay! made its two-show debut last night at Signature Theatre. If you didn’t plan properly or were on vacation, you missed a provocative evening of fun and frolic at Signature’s house of ill repute, before it was reconverted back to its current run of THE FIX, which runs through September 20th. Taking […]

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Summer Hummer 2013 Takes Off at 7 and 9 PM on Monday, August 19th at Signature Theatre by Jennifer Clements

Summer Hummer 2013 Over 40 of Washington’s hottest theatre performers.  Singing. Dancing. AND… Taking off their clothes. Monday, August 19, 2013 at  7 pm and 9 pm  At Signature Theatre $35 General Admission $75 Premium Reserved Seating Don’t be left out of Washington’s only bawdy burlesque. Get your tickets NOW – every dollar goes to help theatre professionals through theatreWashington’s Taking Care of […]

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‘Shakespeare’s R&J’ at Signature Theatre by David Friscic

Shakespeare’s R&J, the somewhat hip title ascribed to Joe Calarco’s creative adaptation and intertwining of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet set in a Catholic all-male boarding school, is highly visceral, physical, and jolting – and a very challenging concept for a play. Calarco directs a cast of four very energetic and talented actors at full throttle and with tremendous […]

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Scott Sedar, Patrick Lion Tamer Joy, Keith Waters, Megan D., Bethany Michel, Keith Irby, Darius Tyrus Epps, Jefferson Farber, Ian LeValley, Philip L. McLeod, and Misty Demory. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

‘Hemispheric Dysfunctionalism & the Cortical Titanic’ at Capital Fringe by Cyle Durkee

I scarcely know where to begin. Hemispheric Dysfunctionalism & the Cortical Titanic moves through the treacherous waters of involved philosophical musings like the Titanic maneuvered through the north Atlantic (this thought is not going where you think it is {wait for it}). Smoothly at first, the show sails along with some theatrical beauty (Ian LeValley is […]

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