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Magic Time!: ‘The Select (The Sun Also Rises)’ at Shakespeare Theatre...

F. Scott Fitzgerald was among the first to take an editorial whack at Ernest Hemingway’s first novel, The Sun Also Rises (then called Fiesta)....

Review: ‘The Select (The Sun Also Rises)’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

The Elevator Repair Service's production of The Select (The Sun also Rises) opened at the Lansburgh Theatre Monday, and I'm certain that Earnest Hemingway's...

Review: ‘Waiting for Godot’ at Curio Theatre Company

Waiting for Godot is generally considered a comedy. Samuel Beckett himself called this, his most famous play, a “tragicomedy.” But its reputation as an...

‘Alfred Jarry and Ubu: An Opening Night to Remember’

“Merdre!” This elaboration on the French word “Merde!” caused a sensation in 1896, at the premiere of Ubu Roi (King Ubu) in Paris. Half...

Review: ‘American Hero’ at Rep Stage

In its area premiere of American Hero, Rep Stage has sent out a likable little David to do battle with the soulless Goliath of...

‘Happy Days’ by Samuel Beckett: An Interview with E. Ashley Izard...

The much talked about Quintessence Theatre Group, one of the few ensemble theaters in Philadelphia, under the direction of Alexander Burns, is featuring two...

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

One hundred years ago a group of Irish poets, musicians and classical scholars rebelled against English rule. The “Easter Uprising” was cruelly subdued by...

‘Smartphones–a pocket-size farce’ at Ambassador Theater

saw this show last nite. LMAO. 2 funny. OMG. u G2G. So might read a hasty text from a self-absorbed hipster about Smartphones, the ridiculously...

Magic Time!: ‘Someone Is Going to Come’ (a workshop production) at...

This is what Jon Fosse’s words sound like. When he writes it sounds like this. His characters talk in short statements. They talk and...

Capital Fringe 2014 Preview: ‘In to the Out Side/D.C. al Coda’...

This family-friendly comedy started with a daydream. The whole thing grew out of a single enigmatic image: A prison cell, without windows or doors,...

‘Happy Days’ at SCENA Theatre

Rejoice, Beckett fans! Short of an actual festival, it's rare to have the opportunity to see two productions of the same Beckett play in...

Arcturus Theater Company’s ‘3 by Samuel Beckett: That Time, Embers, &...

As a new theater company working on its first production, Arcturus Theater Company has been spending a good portion of its efforts simply building...

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