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Review: ‘West Side Story’ at The Media Theatre

Earlier this season, The Media Theatre presented Shakespeare’s classic Romeo & Juliet. Now they’re concluding their 2016-2017 season with a production of West Side...

Review: ‘Love’s Labor’s Lost’ at Quintessence Theatre Group

Quintessence Theatre Group brings William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labor’s Lost, as directed by Alexander Burns, vibrantly to life with spectacular staging, scintillating costumes and a...

Spine: ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’ at Folger Theatre (Article)

I first read Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead back in 1974. It was but one of many plays I devoured as part...

‘The Winter’s Tale’ at HalfMad Theatre

Just a couple of blocks north of the now bustling H-Steet corridor in Northeast Washington, tucked away on Florida Avenue, you’ll find one of...

‘Richard II’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

An Anointed King Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) continues to thrive in their new downtown Baltimore home with an exquisite production of Richard II. While it...

Charm City Welcomes Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Theater

Monday morning’s ribbon cutting ceremony at the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s (CSC) new digs in downtown Baltimore was unique. No phony large scissors but rather...

Magic Time! Free for All at Shakespeare Theatre Company: ‘The Winter’s...

William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale is a play I’d never seen or read or even known a thing about. So the experience of discovering...

‘Twelfth Night’ at Theatre Prometheus

Aaaah….Shakespeare. We Washingtonians love you! We love you so much that we have your library here! And we have 14 theater companies dedicated to...

‘Measure for Measure’ at The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory

As one of Shakespeare’s “problem plays” which is neither comedy nor tragedy, Measure for Measure is populated by morally ambiguous characters and includes a...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘TAME.’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) When the DC Women's Voices Theatre Festival rolls around in October, 2015, I sincerely hope Playwright Jonelle Walker will be...

‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)’ at Silver Spring Stage

William Shakespeare, the behemoth of the literary world. Twelve Dramas, sixteen Comedies, ten Histories – a total of thirty-seven full-length plays. Is it possible...

Oh, That Crazy Bard! ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)’...

Doing Shakespeare is hard. Doing all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays – plus his sonnets – in 97 minutes, using only three actors, with lots...

‘Measure for Measure’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company by John Harding

Director Jonathan Munby has set his fabulous new staging of Measure for Measure in a fanciful 1930s, pre-war Vienna. But it could as well be taking...

Spotlighters Theatre’s Young Actors Academy Production of Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like...

Fleet the time carelessly as they did in the golden world. Or better yet, spend it checking out the Spotlighters Theatre's Young Actors Academy...

‘Macbeth’ at Annex Theater by Amanda Gunther

Something wicked this way comes as Annex Theater presents the Bard’s most cursed production, Macbeth. Directed by Evan Moritz, this gender bent production of the...

‘The Winter’s Tale’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company by Jessica Vaughan

Shakespeare Theatre Company returns with the Bard to finish the season in a lovely, polished, and powerful production of The Winter's Tale. This play is...

‘The Tempest’ at Rockville Little Theatre by Keith Tittermary

The Tempest, one of Shakespeare’s final plays, is a difficult play to categorize: part romance, part cautionary tale, part comedy. The play is A...

‘U Probably Think This Play Is About U’ at Strand Theater...

Love is merely a madness. Quoted by the Bard and then put into action like you’ve never seen it as Strand Theater Company presents...

‘Two Gentlemen Of Verona’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company by Amanda...

As the old saying goes, bros before…well you get the picture. As it turns out Shakespeare was the inventor, trying to prove to us...

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