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Interview: Circus Artists Hannah Robinson and Sarah Kathleen Hluchan on TSNY-DC’s...

What makes a circus act great is it looks humanly impossible. Yet, Trapeze School New York (TSNY) Washington DC regularly trains students to do...

A Storyteller at the Steinway

If you hear shouts of “bravo” at the Kennedy Center this week, there’s a good chance they’re not coming from the Opera House. That’s...

Who Was Sir William Davenant and What Did He Do to...

If you want to get yourself in the mood for the Folger Theatre’s current hit production of Macbeth – a famous adaptation from the...

Timothy Douglas: The Voice Behind ‘Small Mouth Sounds’ at Round House...

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a disembodied voice floating above the seats at the Round House Theatre this month. The voice belongs to Timothy...

They Are Bach! Washington Bach Consort Announces Their New Artistic Director...

After a dramatic auditioning process that lasted the entirety of their 40th season, Washington Bach Consort has selected their new Artistic Director. The premiere...

A New Dynasty Commands the Stage in the Folger Theatre’s ‘Macbeth’

“The moon is down; I have not heard the clock.” Those words—spoken by 10-year-old Owen Peakes in the Folger Theatre’s startling new production of Macbeth—send...

Natalie Graves Tucker: Theatre Week Kickoff Emcee and All Around Superwoman...

Natalie Graves Tucker is so many things to so many people that we might need to add "superwoman" to her resume: actor, mom, marketing...

The Top Eleven Ticket Deals During Theater Week

The final days of summer are here. And you know what that means? It’s time to score some awesome deals during Theatre Week. For...

Surrealism on Stage: Behind the Doors at Sarah Ruhl’s ‘Melancholy Play’...

Imagine a cluster of windows without walls, set against a backdrop of doors. And imagine a stage with a floor whose texture resembles sand. Those...

Interview: Creative Cauldron Producing Director Laura Connors Hull

Creative Cauldron is celebrating its 10th season performing at its ArtSpace venue in Falls Church. Creative Cauldron is one of the area’s small theater...

Dangereuse: The “Wow” Effect: Free-for-All ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at the Shakespeare...

First-rate Shakespeare for free is one of the most valuable gifts the Shakespeare Theatre offers the DC community. The two-week run of Romeo and...

In the Moment: ‘Passion’ at Signature Theatre

Leaving Stephen Sondheim’s Passion, directed by Matthew Gardiner, I found one word to describe my reaction: Believable. Yes, believable. This Signature Theatre production of Passion took me...

Interview: The Hub Theatre’s New Artistic Director Matt Bassett Looks Ahead...

In a recent telephone interview, Matt Bassett, Hub Theatre’s new artistic director, discussed the company’s upcoming season. In shaping the season, his first as...

Interview: MetroStage’s Carolyn Griffin and Actor Doug Brown Discuss ‘The Painted...

Over its 30 seasons, MetroStage has had several homes, including 17 years in a cozy venue in Alexandria’s North End. Redevelopment of the area...

In the Moment: ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ at the Keegan...

Iowa can seem such a mythical place. That crossed my mind as I took in the Keegan Theatre’s top-notch production of the bittersweet, mystical...

How ‘Hamilton’ Is Remaking American History

By Renee C. Romano and Claire Bond Potter America has gone Hamilton crazy. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical about Alexander Hamilton, “the forgotten founding father,” has become a...

Eric Schaeffer Discusses Signature Theatre’s Upcoming ‘Passion’

Starting August 14, Stephen Sondheim’s musical Passion will play at Arlington, Virginia's Signature Theatre, starring Natascia Diaz (West Side Story) as Fosca and directed...

Interview With Tom Sweitzer About ‘Coming of Age’ Cabaret

Entertainment and enlightenment are only two of the expectations for the upcoming performance of Coming of Age at the Creative Cauldron as a group...

5 Questions with Joshua Conyers, Summer 2018 Filene Artist at Wolf...

Baritone Joshua Conyers is becoming a mainstay in the Washington area. Conyers is a Summer 2018 Filene Artist at Wolf Trap Opera, where he...

Three Truths I Took Away From Second City’s ‘Generation Gap’

Are we brave enough to laugh at ourselves? That’s a question The Second City explores in it’s latest comedy show Generation Gap, playing now...

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