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A Modern Classic Takes on Epic Proportions: Constellation Theatre Brightens Brecht’s...

Last week, I decided to venture off my usual path and check out the Constellation Theatre, which performs at Source in the lively 14th Street...

Review: ‘The Cradle Will Rock’ at Iron Crow Theatre

It takes a lot of Joes to make a sound you can hear. Iron Crow Theatre is on fire right out of the gate with...

Review: ‘Love for Sale’ at the Huron Club at SoHo Playhouse

Now in its American premiere after performing in London and Edinburgh, Love for Sale takes us to Paris, 1934, for a “cabaret-play” woven around...

Review: ‘Mother Courage and Her Children’ at Quintessence Theatre

Janis Dardaris is a force to be reckoned with. As Mother Courage, standing firm with her hands on her hips and wearing a white,...

Review: ‘Chalk’ at We Happy Few Productions

There’s an ancient child-custody legend about two women who claim to be the mother of the same infant. In the well-known Hebrew Bible version,...

Spine: ‘Guards at the Taj’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Rajiv Joseph's Guards at the Taj, now playing at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, provokes its audience with grand flamingo visions, with horrific buckets of...

‘Galileo’ at the U.S. Naval Academy Masqueraders

Presenting Bertolt Brecht’s play, Galileo, is a terrific feat for Director Christy Stanlake of The Masqueraders. It is a production, a spectacle, filled with...

‘The Threepenny Opera’ at American University

American University’s new production of The Threepenny Opera is a stunning re-imagining of Bertolt Brecht’s classic work of “epic theatre.” Director Cara Gabriel, Scenic...

An Interview with Playwright Julia Jarcho On Her Play ‘Grimly Handsome’...

The singular voice of 2013 Obie Award-winning playwright Julia Jarcho is coming to the area. Wait, you haven't heard of her? Well, she hasn't...

Magic Time! ‘The Threepenny Opera’ at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre’s new production of The Threepenny Opera—directed and choreographed with unerring cunning by Matthew Gardiner—is cringe-inducing, snarky, impudent, and jarring. Everything it’s meant...

‘The Threepenny Opera’ at Signature Theatre

Stepping into the Signature Theatre’s MAX Theatre, you immediately realize that you are standing on a giant, weathered Union Jack—transported, perhaps a bit uneasily...

Magic Time! ‘Mother Courage and Her Children’ at Arena Stage at...

It takes a wagonload of courage to take on Brecht these days. His “alienation effect” esthetic challenges every theatrical convention that makes a show...

‘Mother Courage and Her Children’ at Arena Stage at the Mead...

Schopenhauer once said,“Talent hits a target that no one else can hit. Genius hits a target that no one else can see.” These words...

Signature Theatre Announces its 2013-2014 Season: 6 Musicals & 2 Plays

Signature Theatre Announced its 2013-2014 Season: MISS SAIGON August 15, 2013 - September 22, 2013 Directed by Eric Schaeffer. Created by the acclaimed writers of Les Misérables, this modern, rock-infused...

‘Berlin to Broadway’ at The In Series at Source by Jessica...

The In Series mounts another fabulous production in their stellar 2012-2013 season, tripping through 30 years of superior opera by composer Kurt Weill in his...

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