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Review: ‘The Last American Hammer’ by UrbanArias

Stick a right-wing conspiracy theorist, a curator at a Toby jug museum, and a rookie FBI agent in the same porcelain-filled room in a...

Review: ‘An Iliad’ at Atlas Performing Arts Center

The setting (designed by Daniel Prosky) is not a battlefield in Anatolia in modern day Turkey, but what appears to be the office of...

Review: ‘1984’ by Scena Theatre

Big Brother. Newspeak. Thoughtcrime. Doublethink. Orwellian. Those words have floated around the public lexicon for years, and at a time when the political zeitgeist...

Review: ‘Florida’ by UrbanArias

In the second production of their 2017-2018 season, UrbanArias brings the world premiere of Florida to the Atlas Performing Arts Center. Based partly on...

What’s Playing at the Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival? I’m Glad You Asked.

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? The Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival kicks off today and its ninth season promises to be better than...

Preview: ‘That Part is True’ at Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival

That Part Is True, written and directed by DC local Madeline Farrington, is a psychological thriller for the resistance featuring activists, intrigue, betrayal, and...

Turning Trauma Into Art: Amy Oestreicher on ‘Gutless and Grateful’ and...

Amy Oestreicher was a theatre-obsessed teen until her world changed overnight after waking from a coma, caused by her stomach literally exploding. After 27...

Review: ‘In Search of My Father…Walkin’ Talkin’ Bill Hawkins’ at Atlas...

In Search of My Father…Walkin’ Talkin’ Bill Hawkins is an autobiographical exploration of identity and manhood packaged in a 90-minute one-man show written and...

Erika Rose Lights Up the Stage in ‘Queens Girl in Africa’...

It’s no coincidence that Queens Girl in Africa—Caleen Sinnette Jennings’ semi-autobiographical one-woman play now at Mosaic Theater Company of DC—was chosen to kick off...

Review: ‘Queens Girl in Africa’ at Mosaic Theater Company (Women’s Voices...

Playwright Caleen Sinnette Jennings serves up an ace with the world premiere of Queens Girl in Africa – a riveting, semi-autobiographical account of her...

Review: ‘It Takes Two…’ at Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington D.C.

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC has just offered the DC Metro Theatre Region an alternately wistful, romantic, and humorous cabaret review entitled...

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Laramie Project’

One of the most frequently performed plays in America today, The Laramie Project, is now on view at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, where...

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Ghouls’

There is a moment in Sean Surla’s one-woman piece, Ghouls, where Emel Haddad – Surla’s stand-in for herself, and an extraordinarily generous actress –...

Review: ‘Let’s Misbehave! True Confessions of GMCW’ at The Gay Men’s...

I can't vouch for the truth of the confessions, at Let's Misbehave! True Confessions of GMCW (The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC), but having each...

Magic Time! ‘In the Cage, She Has a Fighting Chance’: A...

This seems to be the season in DC Metro Theater for pugilistic women. Women who box claimed the stage in Jen Silverman’s Collective Rage...

Review: ‘The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat’ at...

Oliver Sacks' non-fiction book, The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat, consists of a series of neurological case studies. Each study examines...

2016 Capital Fringe Review: ’35mm: A Musical Exhibition’

The idea of matching music to photographs is not new, but in 35mm—now having its DC premiere at the Atlas Performing Arts Center as...

Capital Fringe Preview #23: ‘Glacier’ at MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet

 DANCING CLIMATE CHANGE: Merging Ballet, Science, and Film in MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet’s “GLACIER” at the 2016 Capital Fringe Festival This groundbreaking, multimedia production puts...

2016 Capital Fringe Preview #20: ‘Dial R for Robot: a Sci-Fi...

Hitchcock’s Rope meets Blade Runner in an Interactive Rock Opera Science-lab rivalry turns deadly in the race to build the perfect robot. Hidden passions explode...

Review: ‘Transmission’ at The Welders

You know you’re having an unorthodox experience in theater when there’s a near absence of dramatic action in front of you but an epic...

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