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Actress Allison Janney. Photo by Kate Romero.

News: The West Wing’s Allison Janney Named Honorary Chair of 2018 Women’s Voices Theater Festival

Allison Janney (The West Wing, and the Broadway revival of Six Degrees of Separation) is returning to Washington to lend her voice to support the 2018 Women’s Voices Theater Festival as Honorary Chair. “I was humbled that the organizers of the inaugural Women’s Voices Theater Festival invited me to join the initial Honorary Committee and […]

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Review: ‘Protest’ at Alliance for New Music-Theatre

DC site-specific theater of resistance reached a new height last night—also a new low—as Alliance for New Music-Theatre’s arresting staging of Václav Havel’s Protest became the first play performed before a live audience in the District’s “new Subterranean Arts & Cultural Center,” the abandoned trolley roundabout now redone as Dupont Underground. The convergence of place, […]

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Kafka’s ‘Metamorphosis’ by Alliance for New Music-Theatre at Trinidad Theatre (Capital Fringe)

Lovers of 20th century literature know Kafka and his darkly dangerous worlds of angst and hopelessness. And they know Metamorphosis, it’s tale of the demise of the man-turned-bug frequently acts as a disturbing introduction to Kafka’s razor-sharp world of alienation. In 1969, Steven Berkoff–of the famed theatre of self-performance–adapted Kafka’s story to the stage. In […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Scene Stealers-Week Ending 9/18/14

Here are this week’s Scene Stealers. Congrats to all our honorees.  ______ Jennifer Berry as Blanche DuBois and Anna Fagan as Stella Kowalski in the Final Scene of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s A Streetcar Named Desire “Jennifer Berry (Blanche DuBois) and Anna Fagan (Stella Kowalski) have seamless chemistry on stage. The two make for a […]

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‘Metamorphosis’ at Alliance for New Music-Theatre

How does one begin a review about a boy turned into a dung beetle? I suppose, just like that. And, no, I’m not giving anything away, unless you have never had even a cursory acquaintance with foreign literature. If you have not….this is a play about a boy who turns into a dung beetle, based […]

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Plunging into the Deep with Kafka’s ‘Metamorphosis’ at Alliance for New Music-Theatre by Susan Galbraith

Plunging into the Deep with Kafka’s Metamorphosis Alliance for New Music-Theatre is taking a plunge into the deep, staging a production of Kafka’s Metamorphosis. When Barbara Karpetová from the Czech Embassy asked if our company would mount a production for this year’s Mutual Inspirations Festival and that the subject of this year’s month-long festival would […]

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‘The Václav Havel Project: ‘Vaněk Unleashed’ and ‘Unveiling’ at Alliance for New Music-Theatre at Artisphere

The latest of Alliance for New Music-Theatre’s additions to The Vaclav Havel Project (originally part of the Mutual Inspirations Festival), Vanek Unleashed is a funny, imaginative, and lyrical take on the work of Václav Havel. Combined with the previous success story of Unveiling, the current iteration of the Project is a thought-provoking and entertaining two […]

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Alliance for New Music-Theatre Presents ‘The Václav Havel Project’ May 7-8,11,14-15 &18th

Alliance for New Music-Theatre Presents: The Václav Havel Project “Artful. Brilliant. Irreverent. Simple, yet genius. Everything – from the writing to the stage direction and the acting itself – is a marvel to watch in the Alliance for New Music-Theatre’s salute to Vaclav Havel.”  DC Theatre Scene “The cast is pitch-perfect… Michael and Vera’s furious […]

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Václav Havel. Photo by Chris Niedenthal/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images.

‘The Václav Havel Project: Antiwords and Unveiling’ at Alliance for New Music-Theatre at Atlas Performing Arts Center by Justin Schneider

“Everything is real, especially that crate of beers.” That’s not a preface you expect to hear at the theatre, but it’s a fitting opening to The Václav Havel Project, presented by Alliance for New Music-Theatre. The set of two plays (Antiwords and Unveiling) is a love-letter to Havel the artist-dissident, full of sly humor, societal […]

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