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Women wow in all-female production of ‘A Doll House’ at the...

Director Kathryn Chase Bryer’s bold staging of A Doll House—beginning with the alternative translation of the traditional title of this classic by Henrik Ibsen—transforms...

‘Exquisita Agonía’ at GALA examines two families connected by one heart

Playwright Nilo Cruz labels his latest work, Exquisita Agonía, a “family drama.” Actually, the show that is currently playing at GALA Theatre is two...

Pianist Ahmad Jamal celebrates seven decades of playing ‘American Classical Music’...

Nothing speaks louder about a musician’s accomplishments than receiving a standing ovation and cheers from the audience before he plays a single note. NEA...

A holy night: Folger Consort performs ‘Palestrina’s Perfect Art’ at the...

What would it have felt like, I’ve sometimes wondered, to listen, in sublime surroundings, to sounds conveying the deepest devotions of Christian belief, long...

Who is Black? Signature Theatre’s ‘Gun & Powder’ hits a national...

It may surprise you (as it did me) that the title of this melodic world-premiere musical does not refer to gunpowder. The word gun...

Cliff Cardinal’s solo ‘Huff’ at Kennedy Center offers a theatrical high

At the start of this brave performance, we see on a dark stage a young man who is making a suicide attempt. He is...

Signature Theatre’s commanding ‘Gun & Powder’ pulls no punches

Raw one moment, richly comic the next. Subtle in one scene, directly challenging the audience the next. The world premiere musical Gun & Powder...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicks off a week long run...

Looking for a respite from the political chaos that surrounds us? Care to leave your troubles behind? How about an escape to the world...

Rorschach’s ‘The Toxic Avenger’ is the campy musical you didn’t know...

Poor Melvin Ferd the Third just can’t catch a break. The ladies shun him, the jocks harass him, and the pretty blind librarian he...

‘The Royale’ at 1st Stage bares a Black brother’s big heart

This play about a boxer packs so many emotional punches into its compact six rounds, you might not know what hit you. As fists...

Brave Spirits Theatre’s ‘Henry the Fourth, Part 1’ is a triumph...

If you like your Shakespeare characters to behave and react like flesh and blood people, and not esoteric abstractions, Brave Spirits Theatre’s Henry the...

Visionary Bill T. Jones creates a community in ‘What Problem?’ at...

Known internationally as a visionary man of the theater, Bill T. Jones has built a reputation over the past 38 years for his ability...

The political becomes personal in Olney Theatre Center’s ‘Miss You Like...

At Friendship Park, on the US-Mexico border just south of San Diego, from 10 am to 2 pm Saturdays and Sundays, 10 people at...

The Mason Cabaret is in splendid voice with ‘The Great American...

With personality galore and voices full of pizzazz and warmth, The Mason Cabaret in Concert delivered a wonderful evening of Celebrating the Great American...

Carlo vs. Carlo clash in Best Medicine Rep’s ‘Comedy of Venice’

John Morogiello’s new “based-on-a true-story” play Comedy of Venice, having its debut performance at Gaithersburg’s Best Medicine Rep, centers on a feud between two...

Fellowship for Performing Arts delivers with challenging ‘The Great Divorce’

C.S. Lewis is not for the fainthearted. While his Narnia series may have been the most successful in capturing the public imagination, his fascination...

‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’: beautiful sounds and rapt silence at...

Success strikes like a cobra. It mesmerizes, then it strikes. It paralyzes its target, freezes it in the moment. Simon and Garfunkel found that...

‘Grey Rock’ at the Kennedy Center spotlights the extraordinary in the...

In Grey Rock, Playwright-Director Amir Nizar Zuabi invites us into the home of an ordinary Palestinian family in a small West Bank village. We...

‘Next to Normal’ makes a triumphant DC return at the Kennedy...

In 2020, isn’t all of DC just trying to get by with something “next” to normal? We’re going about our daily lives while there’s...

‘Silent Sky’ at Ford’s Theatre celebrates early female astronomers who reached...

Two generations before the African American space scientists immortalized in the film Hidden Figures propped up America’s nascent space program, another group of pioneering...