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Updated online performing arts offerings

During the pandemic, an overwhelming number of arts institutions are regrouping and finding ways to keep going virtually. The following list reflects current online...

An achingly beautiful ‘Last Five Years’ from Constellation Theatre

The solid voices of Adelina Mitchell (as Catherine) and Alex Stone (as Jamie) convey the evening’s exhilaration, hope, and grief.

The fun begins ‘After Midnight’ in big band musical from Signature

The singing, dancing, and songs are all highpoints. The filming, editing, and lighting are all superb.

Her Mohegan name means blackbird and she soars in ‘Where We...

Performing solo, Madeline Sayet personifies her people’s heritage of women as powerful carriers of their culture.

Broadway sensation Lin-Manuel Miranda hits the screens and reopens an iconic...

Far from a one-hit wonder (though any one of his hits would be more than enough to ensure his eternal fame), the multi-hyphenate Tony,...

An enthralling story of love in ‘Berta, Berta’ from Everyman Theatre

I could not help but root for these two lost and lonely souls to find solace in each other.

‘GMCW Turns 40’ celebrates equality, justice, and joy

GMCW turns 40 is a joyous, and bittersweet, survey of the breadth of the work of Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC. Photographs, newpaper...

An elegently sensual ‘Ella es tango (She Is Tango)’ from GALA

GALA Hispanic Theatre’s Ella es tango (She Is Tango) is the tale of two centuries of music, dance, and female liberation from the origins of...

Rorschach Theatre hits the jackpot with immersive ‘Distance Frequencies’

Rorschach Theatre’s current production is not a show. Well, not yet. It’s more of an adventure of the mind and, if you wish, the...

An independent woman faces cancer in Solas Nua’s intimate outdoor drama

There couldn’t be a more perfect setting for Irish playwright Deirdre Kinahan’s In the Middle of the Fields than the grassy, clovered slope of...

Studio Theatre’s ‘Flow’ feels like a hip-hop feast for the senses

Director Psalmayene 24 and actor-poet Justin Weaks join forces again in Flow, bridging the gap between Old Skool rappers and new age Flowetry performers...

Rep Stage radio play ‘Ghost/Writer’ is some mind-blowing writing

Playwright Dane Figueroa Edidi mixes romance and vengeance and packs volumes of truth into stunning poetic dialog.

NextStop’s ‘First Date’ is a show to fall in love with

This small show with a big heart is smart, funny, and moving. 

In a child’s voice, a magical and moving portrait of the...

Beth Hylton solos as a fourth-grader in Lucy Alibar’s poetic and comic ‘Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up.'

Rapid Lemon’s ‘Serious Adverse Effects’ fascinates, resonates

A complex sci-fi drama with a gripping theme of spiritual transcendence, in a world premiere by Derek Lee McPhatter.

A daughter’s family dramas drive a hilarious and moving ‘2.5 Minute...

“2.5 minutes is a really long time on a roller coaster if you are having a good time. If you think it’s killing your...

‘Blindness’ in darkness at Shakespeare is a brilliant beacon of theater

On this Kentucky Derby weekend, wondering what theatrical “horse” will nose ahead and augur well for a new world of theater when we can...

Poignant memories of love in Signature’s vibrant ‘Midnight at The Never...

In the hidden back room of a 1960s Greenwich Village bar is the stage for a past, hidden love at the center of Midnight...

Live at last at GALA, a boldly comic ‘Aunt Julia and...

Trudging up the two flights from the rainy street-level pavement to GALA Hispanic Theatre’s auditorium entrance felt like a pilgrimage. (Yes, I could have...

A white cop’s shots at Black man echo through ‘Until the...

Dael Orlandersmith’s Until the Flood, now an on-demand production from Studio Theatre, brings the viewer into the conversation. You couldn’t be more active as...