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Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces New Artistic Director: Simon Godwin

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) today announces the appointment of Simon Godwin as its next Artistic Director. Godwin, currently the Associate Director at the...

Review: ‘Small Mouth Sounds’ at Round House Theatre

"You have everything you need within you to be human," says an unseen guru on the god mic. He is speaking in sonorous tones...

Page to Stage 2018: Tastings from a Buffet (Part One)

Kennedy Center's annual Page to Stage Festival is always chock full of tempting offerings, and the challenge of deciding what to see is daunting....

Review: ‘Anything Goes’ at September Song Musical Theatre

For a long Labor Day Weekend, September Song is presenting Cole Porter’s Anything Goes at the Carroll Arts Center in Westminster, Maryland. Produced by...

Review: ‘Dream House: A Rainy Day Play’ by Building Better People...

Building Better People Productions' performance of Dream House: A Rainy Day Play, is a funny, clever show about the power of imagination. Written by...

DC-Area Premiere of Athol Fugard’s ‘The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek’...

The Washington, DC-area premiere of Athol Fugard’s most recent play The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens this weekend at MetroStage and will run...

Theater Alliance launches Season 16 with the Word Becomes Action Festival

Theater Alliance launches Season 16 with the Word Becomes Action Festival: Flipping the Script. Building on the success of last year's inaugural festival, this...

Review: ‘Marie and Rosetta’ at Mosaic Theater Company

I could well make this a one-word review: Wow. After the sensational opening of Marie and Rosetta at Mosaic last night, wow was the...

Review: ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Free For All

Romeo & Juliet’s famous entreaty--“wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast”-- is strikingly realized in the latest addition to Shakespeare Theatre Company’s yearly...

Review: ‘Passion’ at Signature Theatre

Stephen Sondheim’s Passion, now playing at Signature Theatre, has two of the greatest songs in the composer’s brilliant portfolio – “I Wish I Could...

Magic Time!: ‘The Interstellar Ghost Hour’ at Longacre Lea

Here's an idea for a grad lit student in search of a dissertation topic:  "Bewilderment and Brilliance in the Theater of Kathleen Akerley." That...

Studio Theatre Adds ‘The Children’ to 2018-2019 Season, Announces Cast of...

Studio Theatre has added a production to its previously announced 2018-2019 season. The Children, by British playwright Lucy Kirkwood, will close out Studio’s season...

Interview: The Hub Theatre’s New Artistic Director Matt Bassett Looks Ahead...

In a recent telephone interview, Matt Bassett, Hub Theatre’s new artistic director, discussed the company’s upcoming season. In shaping the season, his first as...

Review: ‘The Glitter Girls’ at Upcounty Theatre

The Glitter Girls, written by Mark Dunn and directed by Bruce Hirsch, is a hilarious romp through a mind game played by the wealthy...

Review: ‘In the Closet’ at Rainbow Theatre Project

"It gets better" is the premise and promise of a multimedia campaign that since 2010 has tried to offer hope and encouragement to LGBTQ+...

Review: ‘The Interstellar Ghost Hour’ by Longacre Lea

It’s the time of the theater season for those with a taste for the offbeat and original, and time to accept the invitation for...

Review: ‘Don Cristóbal’ at Pointless Theatre

Co-directors Rachel Menyuk and Eric Swartz have brought to the DC stage a truly original work with Don Cristóbal, Pointless Theatre’s last show of the...

Review: ‘Melancholy Play: A Contemporary Farce’ at Constellation Theatre Company

In Jonathan Dahm Robertson’s set for Constellation Theatre Company’s production of Sarah Ruhl’s Melancholy Play: A Contemporary Farce, a collection of two-dimensional doors is...

Theatre Week Is Just a Few Weeks Away

WASHINGTON, DC – August 14 – theatreWashington today announced plans for Theatre Week 2018, a three-week celebration that will offer $15 and $35 tickets to over 20...

Review: ‘Happy Ending’ at Anacostia Playhouse

Happy Ending is a one-act satirical comedy written in the 1960s by Douglas Turner Ward, co-founder of the Negro Ensemble Company. He had written...

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