Community Theater

‘The Bluest Eye’ to open Dominion Stage’s 72nd season

Lydia R. Diamond's adaptation of the acclaimed Toni Morrison novel explores the legacy of racism for a community, a family, and an innocent girl. 

‘Rumors’ swirls with mischief and mayhem at Little Theatre of Alexandria

A solid reason to return to live theater for an outlandish peek at the ups and downs of married life.

Sterling Playmakers to stage ‘Godspell’ for our time in need of...

The updated script comes from the Broadway revival. The show can be enjoyed both live and online.

Virtual Repertory Theatre to Zoom original adaptation of ‘The Great Gatsby’

The young bicoastal company retells F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic story about how the realities of money and class impact the ability to dream.

Have supper outside with a side of Shakespeare at City of...

Student actors will perform a whirlwind of excerpts from the Bard bookended with monologues, sonnets, or scenes performed by adults.

‘She Kills Monsters’ from Silver Spring Stage is a roleplay pleasure

A fun tribute to Dungeons & Dragons, the production combines comedy with deep emotion.

Neil Simon’s classic farce ‘Rumors’ up next at Little Theatre of...

It's not home alone on Zoom; it's live on stage where comedy belongs.

Colonial Players to address dressing in ‘Love, Loss, and What I...

Funny, wistful, and heart-to-heart stories about the nostalgic power of women’s clothing.

Silhouette Stages’ bold ‘BKLYN the Musical’ is a true tearjerker

A scrappy young theater company streams a fairy tale performed by an energetic, cute, and enthusiastic cast.

A prickly take on marriage rocks ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’...

Lucas Hnath’s sequel to Ibsen’s classic raises thoughtful contemporary questions.

Audrey Cefaly’s ‘Maytag Virgin’ is a joy to see at Colonial...

Maytag Virgin is Colonial Players of Annapolis’s first show since the pandemic forced theaters to close. Directed by Edd Miller, it is offered livestreamed...

Poignant ‘Dear Elizabeth’ at Vienna Theatre pens a true friendship

Dear Elizabeth, performed by a two-person cast and streamed online by Vienna Theatre Company, is a feast for fans of 20th-century literature, or even...

Tom Barylski on directing female-centric and gay fantasy ‘She Kills Monsters’

By Laura W. Andruski, theater program coordinator, The Arts Barn The Montgomery Playhouse in cooperation with Arts on the Green is presenting a virtual performance of...

Reston Community Players restarts with Cold War drama ‘A Walk in the...

After being dark since last March due to COVID-19, Reston Community Players comes back to life with A Walk in the Woods, a Cold War–era...

The relevance of ‘The Mountaintop,’ beautifully played at the Arts Barn

Eddie S. Glaude Jr., author of Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own (2020) and a Princeton professor, writes...

A great stage flick from AmaZing Theatre rips U.S. racism in...

AmaZing Theatre Company is presenting an original movie/play hybrid that they have dubbed a stage flick: Torn, by local playwright John Becker. The show...

Four views from ‘The Mountaintop,’ streaming live from the Arts Barn

By Laura W. Andruski, theater program coordinator, The Arts Barn Rockville Little Theatre - in cooperation with Arts on the Green - will livestream The...

Excitement of discovery drives ‘Ada and the Engine’ at Silver...

Silver Spring Stage’s streaming production of Ada and the Engine is an exciting mixture of history, science, and poetry. Written by Lauren Gunderson, it...

Lauren Gunderson’s inventive ‘Ada and the Engine’ to go live online

Silver Spring Stage proudly presents the area community theater premiere of Lauren Gunderson's Ada and the Engine, directed by Jon Jon Johnson and produced...

Silver Spring Stage goes online with arresting opener ‘Lobby Hero’

Silver Spring Stage is offering a new season of virtual performances. First up is Lobby Hero by the Academy Award–winning Kenneth Lonergan, an absorbing play...