University Shows

Review: ‘The Three Penny Opera’ at George Mason University’s College of...

Building top-notch musical theater at George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) continues with its current snappy, sharp, nicely nasty production...

Review: ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’...

A funny thing happens on the way out of American University’s fabulous new production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the...

Review: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Gallaudet University’s Theater and Dance...

Like a gift that keeps on giving, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream keeps on rekindling. Dreamer after dreamer reconceives it as if anew. And...

Review: ‘Bloody Poetry’ at The Catholic University of America

So far as I can tell, The Catholic University of America’s Drama Department turns out a lot of local talent. I keep seeing mentions...

Review: ‘The Bluest Eye’ at Towson University Department of Theatre Arts

 ‘The Bluest Eye’ is a moving tale about race, dysfunction, and poverty Director Tavia La Follette, a Towson University professor, in choosing The Bluest Eye...

Review: ‘Wonder of the World’ at Howard Community College Theatre Program

Wonder of the World by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Bill Gillett and presented by Howard Community College Theatre Program, opened last night. The thundering Niagara...

Review: ‘Speech and Debate’ at George Washington University Department of Theatre...

“Why can’t we talk about anything real in school?” The question is posed by Solomon, a nerdy high school student and wannabe journalist, whose...

Review: ‘Radio Golf’ at Howard University

August Wilson made it his lifelong project to chronicle the African American experience in every decade of the 20th century with his Pittsburgh Cycle. With...

Review: ‘The Call’ at University of Maryland’s School of Theatre, Dance,...

Annie and Peter, a white married couple, haven’t been able to conceive a child of their own so they decide to adopt a child...

Review: The Midtown Men at ‘Arts By George’ at George Mason...

One of Northern Virginia’s bright jewel arts events, ARTS by George! returned to the Center for the Arts, George Mason University Fairfax campus with...

Review: ‘Electra’ at Villanova University, in Villanova, PA

The mists of ancient history paint the birth of theater as religious ritual that gradually transmuted into drama.The Ancient Greeks always considered attending a...

Manifesting Premieres Works by Mauceri, Graf, and Reid at NextNOW Festival...

On Saturday, September 9, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s NextNow Festival, three playwrights premiered first drafts of new commissioned works. The plays were...

In the Moment: An Interview With Rick Davis on ‘Arts By...

These are times of increasing emphasis on STEM as the seemingly set future direction for American students; when there is serious discussion that college...

Review: ‘Fool for Love’ at Princeton Summer Theater in Princeton, NJ

Fool for Love is a pretty short play, and its plot isn’t especially complex: A couple of longtime lovers with a volatile history meet...

He’s Back: Alex Stone on Playing The Con Man Again-in Montgomery...

Alex Stone has returned to the stage to play one of his favorite roles: the con man: Frank Abagnale Jr. in Catch Me If You Can...

‘Very Well-Connected’: Meet Cast Members of Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre’s...

In Part 3 of a series of interviews with the cast of Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre’s production of Side Show, meet Da’Von Moody. Joel: Please introduce...

Review: ‘God of Carnage’ at Princeton Summer Theater in Princeton, New...

As Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage opens, two couples meet for a civilized discussion. Their sons have just had a violent playground encounter that...

‘Very Well-Connected’: Meet Cast Members of Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre’s...

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre's production of Side Show, meet Jehan Silva. Joel: Please...

Review: ‘Mary Poppins’ at the Phoenix Festival Theater at Harford Community...

Everyone has a melody that brings them immediately flashing back to their childhood. For me, it’s the first few notes of “Chim Chim Cher-ee”...

Review: ‘Assassins’ at Princeton Summer Theater

Assassins is about people who lived out their dream – but it’s not the dream we ordinarily think of as “The American Dream.” This...

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