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Review: An Audacious and Urgent ‘Assassins’ at Signature Theatre

Nearly thirty years after its premiere, Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins still astonishes. An audacious meet-up of nine successful and would-be presidential assassins – from the...

Review: ‘No Exit’ by Dark Horse Theatre Company

Dark Horse Theatre Company knocks it out of the park again with this atmospheric trip to the afterlife. No Exit, written by Jean-Paul Sartre...

Review: ‘Betrayal’ at 4615 Theatre Company

Betrayal, one of Harold Pinter’s finest works, will open on Broadway September 5 after an extended run in London’s West End. Thanks to 4615...

Review: ‘The War Boys’ at Ally Theatre Company Is Raw and...

The animus being whipped up against "invaders" at our southern border lends Naomi Wallace's 1993 The War Boys an unsettling resonance. Written when she...

Magic Time!: ‘Blank’ at Theater Alliance

"There are holes in the script!" would be the deathblow for any more conventional work of theater, but in Nassim Soleimanpour's Blank, the gaps...

Review: ‘Legally Blonde’ at the Keegan Theatre

In this summer of our discontent – what with unchecked climate change, racist politics, and mass murders – a bit of cheer in the...

Theater Alliance Announces Third Annual ‘Word Becomes Action Festival’

  The third annual Word Becomes Action Festival launches Theater Alliance's 2019-2020 season with six new works that ask us to confront the revolutions and...

Review: ‘Or,’ by Theatre Prometheus at Capital Hill Arts Workshop

Liz Duffy Adams's play Or,—which premiered in 2009 at the Women's Project in New York—is a deliciously literate feminist farce. A radical mashup of...

Review: ‘Young Frankenstein’ by Other Voices Theatre

IT ALIVE! Other Voices Theatre brings not only a monster, but also a fantastic evening of laughter, to life with their production of Mel...

Magic Time!: A Love Letter to ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

When Dear Evan Hansen debuted at Arena Stage four years ago, I was so moved by the show I wrote it a love letter,...

Kennedy Center Announces 18th Annual Page-to-Stage New Play Festival

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosts its 18th annual Page-to-Stage New Play Festival from Saturday, August 30, 2019 through Monday, September...

Review: ‘South Pacific’ at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific. The winner of multiple Tony awards, as well as the Pulitzer Prize...

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...

Review: ‘Aladdin’ at The Kennedy Center

Ever since The Lion King took the Broadway world by storm back in 1997, Disney has been recreating its beloved animated films for the...

Dispatches from Mike Daisey’s ‘A People’s History,’ Chapters 1 to 18

Over 16 days in Washington, DC, in July 2019, Mike Daisey gave 18 different performances, each about an hour and 45 minutes long, of...

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Announces Cast and Creative Team...

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts is excited to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize-winning South Pacific with its new production in...

Review: ‘LadyM’ by The Welders

When the audience enters the performance space at Joe's Movement Emporium, they are confronted by three women in period clothing (costumes designed by Julie...

Review: ‘The Explorers Club’ at Prologue Theatre

New companies, and especially hybrid troupes whose members have a variety of artistic origins and talents, are a vital part of DC’s theatrical ecosystem....

Review: ‘The Things They Carried’ at the Logan Festival of Solo...

The Things They Carried is a personal people’s history. A sharply conjured chronicle. It is told at the most granular of levels by a...

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