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Review: ‘Ouroboros: Dawn of the Cabaret’ by TBD Immersive

Remember the choose-your-own-adventure books from grade school? Well, imagine that but in a live scenario where you are a character in the story, not...

Dangereuse: The Women of Shakespeare Theatre Company’s ‘Richard the Third’

An embittered wife. A “painted queen.” A virago who curses all who have crossed her. At first glance, the women of Shakespeare Theatre Company's Richard...

Review: ‘The King and I’ at the Hippodrome Theatre

The lovely 2015 Lincoln Center staging of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I is back in town, granting new viewers a rare audience...

Review: ‘The Doyle and Debbie Show’ by Landless Theatre Company

In a loving, albeit irreverent, tribute to the classic country greats, The Doyle and Debbie Show, by Bruce Arntson, harks back to the days...

Review: ‘Radium Girls’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre

The horrific and – not too strong a word – evil events recounted in Maryland Ensemble Theatre’s production of D.W. Gregory’s Radium Girls were,...

Review: ‘Among the Dead’ at Spooky Action Theatre

Hansol Jung is an imaginative young playwright whose work focuses on feeling perpetually uprooted. Born in Jeonju, South Korea, she moved with her family...

Review: ‘Henry IV, Part I’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Intrigue! Battles! History! Excitement! In a stunningly entertaining display of stagecraft, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s Henry IV, Part I features three of the best performances you’ll...

Review: ‘Thunder Knocking on the Door’ at Creative Cauldron

Thunder, in this case, is one Marvell Thunder, a supernatural, shape-shifting, competitive trickster who has surrendered a good bit of his humanity to act...

Review: ‘Hair & Other Stories’ by Urban Bush Women at Dance...

Don’t think you’re going to sit back and observe if you show up at Urban Bush Women’s latest, Hair & Other Stories, which made...

Review: ‘The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical’ at the...

Life is hard enough when growing up, but when you find out that you’re the son of a god, the stakes get even higher....

Review: ‘The Heiress’ at Arena Stage

Women are on the move today. A US Congress reflects the voices of women as never before. #MeToo movements everywhere are fighting the forces...

Review: ‘Richard the Third’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Did ever a villain so enjoy his murderously evil ways as Shakespeare’s Richard III? In the Shakespeare Theatre’s production, Matthew Rauch’s Richard teaches a...

Review: ‘Anatole: Mouse Magnifique’ at Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage is currently playing Anatole: Mouse Magnifique, a musical adaptation of the children’s book series “Anatole” by Eve Titus. Book and lyrics are...

Review: ‘Reykjavík’ by Rorschach Theatre

The Reykjavík conjured up in Steve Yockey's new play Reykjavík is not the family-friendly destination the Iceland tourist bureau might try to sell you....

Review: ‘Huckleberry Finn’s Big River’ at Adventure Theatre MTC

The excellence of this world premiere of Huckleberry Finn’s Big River ensures that it will become a family theater classic. Not only are the...

Review: ‘The Old Man, the Youth, and the Sea’ at GALA...

As the clouds have gathered over the past two years, we have witnessed the coarsening of our politics as one party promotes an increasingly...

Review: ‘Grand Concourse’ at Prologue Theatre

Prologue Theatre presents Grand Concourse, by Heidi Schreck. This show kicks off the inaugural season for Prologue, a new Arlington based non-profit professional Theatre...

Review: ‘Working’ by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC has presented a production of the musical Working that perfectly captures the individual and collective spirit that...

Review: ‘NEA Jazz Master Archie Shepp’s All-Star Tribute to John Coltrane’...

Moments in jazz performances punctuate the annals of jazz history. There are some performances that you wished you had attended because they will be...

Review: ‘Sorrow of Love, Joy of Love: Love Songs of the...

Ah, l’amour! In what could be called a perfect DC description of, and introduction for, a perfect Valentine’s Day concert, Russian Chamber Art Society...