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Review: ‘The Swallowing Dark’ at Inis Nua Theatre Company

“Your status has expired.” For Canaan Muponda, these are the most fearsome words imaginable. A refugee from Zimbabwe, Canaan has spent the last five years...

Review: ‘How to Use a Knife’ at InterAct Theatre Company

Set in the hectic kitchen of a restaurant in New York’s Financial District, Will Snider’s How to Use a Knife focuses on a friendship...

Review: ‘One More River to Cross: A Verbatim Fugue’ at The...

Lynn Nottage wrote One More River to Cross: A Verbatim Fugue a decade ago, yet oddly enough, it has never been produced onstage before....

Review: Balé Folclórico da Bahia at the Merriam Theater

They say “music is the universal language.” Balé Folclórico da Bahia definitely proved that in their one-night-only performance in Philadelphia at the Merriam Theater....

Review: ‘What’s Going On: Life, Love, and Social Justice’ at Dance...

Walking into Dance Place for the world premiere of choreographer and dancer Vincent Thomas’s What’s Going On: Life, Love, and Social Justice, an homage...

‘Black Nativity’ at Theater Alliance

If it is true that theater originated as worship and ritual—as a healing form of human communion with sacred mystery—then that history is surely...

At War With Ourselves – A Visual Response to the Racial...

The first thing you notice are the spent bullet casings embedded in a spiral against the red and white stripes of the American Flag....

‘The Call’ at Theater J

Tanya Barfield’s play The Call seeks to give dramatic expression to the stark chasm between first world problems and third world problems. In so...

‘Ode Maritima’ at The Iberian Suite Festival at The Kennedy Center

Lovers of poetry! Lovers of the long line! From his deck on The Kennedy Center's Terrace Theatre, Diogo Infante calls, "Ahoy!" And the spirit of Alvaro...

‘Ruined’ at Everyman Theatre

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer-winning drama Ruined made its Baltimore premiere at Everyman Theatre officially opening last night, offering a powerfully poignant portrait of barbarically ravaged women...

‘BSO: Casablanca – Movie and Music’ at The Music Center at...

At the 16th Academy Awards in 1944, Casablanca took home Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Music Score. While I had never...

‘Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band’ at Wolf Trap

Talk about adding to your own personal bucket list! Last night at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap, a huge audience “got by with...

SPINE: Theatre, Culture, and History in the Belly of the Beast:...

I recently experienced Motti Lerner's The Admission, Theatre J's production remounted by Busboys & Poets at Studio Theatre (my review is here). The controversy...

Angelique Kidjo at Lisner Auditorium by Bev Fleisher

Béninoise singer-songwriter and activist, Angelique Kidjo worked most of the audience into an exuberant dancing frenzy at her performance last night at Lisner Auditorium....

‘Jerusalem’ at The Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum’s Johnson IMAX Theater by...

If Secretary of State John F. Kerry is willing to think way outside the box in his attempts to break the seemingly eternally intransigent...

‘World Blues’ featuring The Taj Mahal Trio, Vusi Mahlasela, and Deva...

Marvelous—such a musical treat! Three fantastic acts, all for the price of one admission. Blues with a world perspective greeted patrons on Friday evening,...

Part Four: Wanderlust Theater Lab: An Interview with Playwright Tom Block...

DCMetroTheaterArts caught up with Playwright Tom Block over coffee, in the small, sun-filled writing studio where he creates his written works. As he sat...

Part Two: Wanderlust Theater Lab: An Interview with Founder Roselie Vasquez-Yetter...

Playwright, author and visual artist Tom Block began writing plays a few years ago.  His work immediately attracted the attention of Wanderlust Theater Lab's...

Part One: Wanderlust Theater Lab: An Interview with Founder Roselie Vasquez-Yetter...

AN INTRODUCTION TO MARYLAND'S OWN WANDERLUST THEATER LAB Local theater maven and international aid and advocacy worker Roselie Vasquez-Yetter decided three years ago that it...

‘Fiesta de los Reyes Magos/The Three Kings Day Celebration’ at Gala...

Three kings, a live donkey and dancers galore add up to a GALA DC celebration Since the annual Fiesta de los Reyes Magos/The Three Kings Day Celebration...

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