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“I Never Expected to See a Shakespearean Lover Like Me”: An...

By Ezra Tozian Editor’s note: In Avant Bard’s production of Illyria, or What You Will—freely adapted from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night by Jonelle Walker and Mitchell...

Review: ‘Anything Goes’ at Arena Stage

“De-Lovely” doesn’t even begin to cover it. Arena Stage’s production of Anything Goes is as close to musical theater heaven as you can get. Cole...

Man Shouts ‘Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!’ at Hippodrome’s ‘Fiddler on the...

A man reportedly shouted “Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!” at last night’s performance of A Fiddler on the Roof at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre. The Baltimore...

Review: ‘As You Like It’ at Keegan Theatre

The paradise in Shakespeare’s Arden Forest, a beautiful place where everybody is happy, communal, and fed, doesn’t exist in reality. But if it did,...

Review: The Welders’ ‘In This Hope: A Pericles Project’ at Spooky...

From the moment the audience enters the large square room that is Spooky Action Theater's church basement home, Environmental Designer Colin K. Bills has...

A Great Weekend for Theater at George Mason University

George Mason University Center for the Arts has three stirring works of theater November 15-18 on the Fairfax campus. Friday features A Rap on Race, a...

Review: ‘Our Class’ at Georgetown University

Tadeusz Slobodzianek's Our Class opens in 1926 in a kindergarten classroom in a small town in northeastern Poland. Whereas most of Europe's Jews had...

Review: ‘Endgame’ at United States Naval Academy

The Masqueraders’ production of Endgame, performed at the United States Naval Academy, is a powerful piece of theater. Samuel Beckett’s classic 1957 play, considered...

Review: ‘the end of things.’ at Charm City Fringe Festival

by Ciahna Heck Three Princes Theatre presents the end of things. at the Charm City Fringe Festival, a daring new piece of theater which touches on...

Review: ‘Billy Elliot’ at Signature Theatre

Signature’s Billy Elliot the Musical soars with expressive, youthful dance energy and a liberating message of doing what you need to do to be...

Review: ‘Forgive Us, Gustavito!’ at Charm City Fringe Festival

For a play about a hippo, it’s pretty dark. Forgive Us, Gustavito! is bookended by the primal howling of a grieving animal, as the...

Ally Theatre Company Commissions Playwright Doug Robinson for Mapping Racism Project

Ally Theatre Company is pleased to announce Doug Robinson as the commissioned playwright for our 2019 Mapping Racism Project, produced in partnership with the...

In the Moment: Sound Design Enriches ‘King John’ at The Folger...

Folger’s rendering of the seldom-produced King John is more than impressive Shakespearean rhetoric and the checking off on a bucket list of plays to...

Review: ‘Songs for a New World’ at Spotlighters Theatre

It’s about one moment – the moment before it all becomes clear. Jason Robert Brown succinctly sums up his own production in this line...

Dramaturg Becomes Playwright with The Welders ‘In This Hope: A Pericles...

The DC playwright collective The Welders bills itself as “the only playwright collective devoted exclusively to developing and producing new work.” When the second...

Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Riverside Center for the Performing...

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Time Rice,...

Review: ‘Beetlejuice’ at the National Theatre

You can’t miss Betelgeuse. A star in the constellation Orion, this supergiant is red as flame and one of the 10 brightest stars in...

Review: ‘Cabaret’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Kander and Ebb’s classic Cabaret is an intimate experience, with wonderful singing and choreography. Based on Christopher Isherwood’s stories,...

Review: ‘Cinderella’ at Imagination Stage

Full disclosure: I love fairy tales. All of them. I always have, despite also being a girl who asked myself one day why Rapunzel...

Review: ‘Peter Pan and Wendy’ at Creative Cauldron

Children’s theatre is almost always adorable but not necessarily a place where you will see fantastic performances. Peter Pan and Wendy at Creative Cauldron...

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