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‘A Strange Loop’ at Woolly Mammoth is a knockout smash

Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize–winning musical sings of a singular poet’s journey from self-loathing to self-respect.

IN Series reimagines ‘A Fairy Queen’ as an old-time radio program

In Artistic Director Timothy Nelson's knowledgeable hands, the device comes off not like a gimmick but as a doorway into discovery.

The blues in ‘Seven Guitars’ at Arena Stage are exhilarating

The play sings to us about the African American genius for finding a way to make a way out of no way.

NextStop Theatre packs ‘Every Christmas Story’ into hysterical remix

Get a load of these fruitcakes — three wise-guy gals bearing timeless gifts of mirth

‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ thrills like fireworks at Olney

An evening full of stunning vocals and powerhouse performances.

In Synetic’s ‘Cinderella,’ a fantasy romance with Afro-Latin roots

Any child will love it. But so will any adult.

‘Tis the season to be screwball at Best Medicine Rep’s ‘On...

Ken Levine’s comedy has the virtue of not being a holiday warhorse.

A funtastic ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’ is in town at...

The wonderful visual experience mimics the original so well it’s like being immersed in the cartoon.

Kennedy Center’s ‘Accoustic Rooster / Indigo Blume’ is a joyous smash...

An amazing production filled with energy, courage, and hope.

A touching tribute to love and faith in ‘Secret Things’ at...

Heartfelt, ironic, and mystical writing, a beautiful production, and a historical backstory of religious persecution.

in ‘Xenos’ at Kennedy Center, Akram Khan dances to the end...

A rumination on identity, memory, death, life, and regeneration — a portrait of humanity captive to demons.

Fun’s in store at ‘Enchanted Bookshop Christmas’ from Encore Stage &...

Highly enjoyable and full of spirit, a great way for your family to kick off the holiday season.

CUA’s ‘Orlofsky’s Gala’ showcases operetta faves and top-tier talent

The Catholic University of America greets audiences with gusto in this charming operetta revue.

‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ at Theater J touches us with joy and...

Based on the wildly popular memoir, a tender exploration of mortality and friendship.

‘The Great Leap’ scores a solid win at Round House Theatre

Regional premiere of Lauren Yee’s play gives AAPI artists a shot.

Enjoying supernatural thrills with Baltimore Concert Opera’s ‘The Medium’

This local gem of an opera company continues to attract top-tier talent.

Fugard’s ‘My Children! My Africa!’ at WSG still speaks urgently

Washington Stage Guild revives the extraordinary play written just before the end of apartheid in South Africa.

Sterling Playmakers gets away with an entertaining ‘Catch Me If You...

Buckle up for a musical about one of the greatest con men of all time.

Without reservation, ‘Fully Committed’ at NextStop is a delight

The script gives an actor the opportunity for a sparkling display of comic virtuosity, and Jaclyn Young takes full advantage.

Welcome to the sound and sheer energy of ‘Rent’ at Signature...

In these still difficult times, 'Rent' is a much-needed tonic for the soul.