‘1001 Black Inventions’ continues The Essential Theatre’s free presentations for young...

The Essential Theatre rings in the New Year by continuing an 18-month celebration of the 30th anniversary of its founding. In partnership with the...

Playwright Jonathan Spector on the shadows that lurk behind the laughter...

There’s no doubt about it. Eureka Day is a very funny play. The show, now having its DC debut at Mosaic Theater, features five perfectly-attuned...

A ‘My Fair Lady’ for today at the Kennedy Center

The character arc that carries Lerner and Loewe’s classic My Fair Lady belongs to Eliza Doolittle, as she rises from flower girl at Covent...

Taylor Mac puts on the glitz in ‘Holiday Sauce’ at The...

"Have you seen this before?" I heard an audience member ask his friend just before Holiday Sauce, Taylor Mac's sold-out alt-holiday extravaganza at The...

Isabella Star LaBlanc, who plays Tiger Lily in ‘Peter Pan and...

When Playwright Lauren Gunderson took on the challenge of adapting J. M. Barrie's 1904 Peter Pan, she knew she had to fix what she...

‘Peter Pan and Wendy’ at Shakespeare wows with wonder in a...

J. M. Barrie imagined a lot when he wrote his 1904 play about the boy who wouldn't grow up, but he could not have...

Family-friendly Tennessee Williams puppet show pops up for the holidays

After two sell-out previews and a spectacular run at the Tennessee Williams Festival in Provincetown, The Lady from the Village of Falling Flowers pops up...

Thoughtful ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ at Arena Stage

How do you put a human face on a difficult, complex subject the natural habitat of which may more likely be a law review...

‘Protest/Vaněk Unleashed’ heads underground in upcoming Alliance for New Music-Theatre production

In partnership with the Embassy of the Czech Republic's Mutual Inspirations Festival, and in celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution, the...

Shakespeare Theater Company’s ‘Everybody’ flirts with death, but falls short of...

There’s really only one thing that all of us - that everybody - has in common. Death, whether we’re ready or not, will come...

LA TI DO presents Natalie Weiss: Live in DC

Join LA TI DO for an intimate evening with YouTube sensation Natalie Weiss at Union Stage at The DC Wharf featuring Natalie Weiss with...

Review: ‘A Nite at the Dew Drop Inn’ at Anacostia Playhouse

Director Stephawn Stephens has deep family roots at the Dew Drop Inn, having started as a performer in A Nite at the Dew Drop...

Teatro de la Luna: Providing Spanish-Language Theater to DC Since 1991

Nucky Walder and Mario Marcel are household names to many Spanish-speaking residents of Washington, DC. For more than 60 years, Marcel, who is from...

In ‘Aladdin,’ Iago Is The Perfect Sidekick: And No, He’s Not...

LA-based character actor Reggie De Leon brings comedic flair to the beloved Disney character Iago. 'Aladdin' is playing at the Kennedy Center through September 7th.

Feature: Directing ‘Ann’ at Arena Stage

Ann Richards, the late governor of Texas, and the first woman in that state to be elected in her own right, would be howling...

Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting Presents Three Plays in...

Where can you find one of Shakespeare’s greatest comedies, most passionate “problem plays,” and most famous tragedies, performed with conviction and flair? At the...

‘A People’s History’ at Capital Fringe Will Rock Your Worldview

I remember being so bored by my high school American history class that I got a D in it. This was not normal. My...

Arena Stage To Host 11-Hour Marathon Reading of the Mueller Report,...

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, in association with activist and actress Jjana Valentiner, will hold a public, nonpartisan 11-hour marathon...

Review: Mark Christopher Lawrence at the DC Comedy Loft

Mark Christopher Lawrence is a comedian of myriad talents. Appearing at the Bier Baron Tavern’s Comedy Loft, Mr. Lawrence commanded the stage with an...

WNO’s ‘Tosca’ Serves Up Classic Opera Comfort Food Done Right

The Washington National Opera’s (WNO) fine opening night performance of Puccini’s Tosca provided an opportunity for catharsis and reflection, two things our overwrought city needs...

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