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Magic Time!: ‘The Trial’ at Synetic Theater

Kafka's nightmare novel about a man named Joseph K—who is arrested, detained, and tried but never told what he has done wrong—would seem perfect...

Review: ‘The Outcasts of Poker Flat’ at The Catholic University of...

The Outcasts of Poker Flat is the story of six uncanny people trapped together as they take shelter during a blizzard. Adapted from Bret Harte’s...

Review: ‘Knuffle Bunny’ at Adventure Theatre MTC

To the delight of children and children at heart, Adventure Theatre’s 2016/17 season kicked off yesterday with Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical. Based on Mo...

Review: ‘Floyd Collins’ at 1st Stage

“No more plowing a hard-scrabble field, I just know it’s my lucky day!” Evan Casey’s voice rings through the 1st Stage Theater as he...

Looking Back at ‘Elevate’ at Take the Stage Performance Company

I can't stop thinking about the best time I had in the theatre so far this year-spending it with 26 of the most talented...

‘Big Love’ at The Catholic University of America

The façade of an Italian courtyard stands ominously on the Hartke stage as the audience files in. A single girl is seated at a...

Spooky Action Theater’s ‘Don’t Complain’ Plays Tonight Through October 25th

A soaring, poetic Irish ghost story for the Women's Voices Theater Festival Spooky Action Theater launches its 2015-2016 Season with a World Premiere: Can't Complain by...

‘Truth and Beauty Bombs: A Softer World’ at Rorschach Theatre

Poetic language, a magical set, and a steampunk aesthetic set the mood for the introspective Truth and Beauty Bombs: A Softer World at Rorschach...

‘Jarry Inside Out’ at Spooky Action Theater

The author of the infamous Ubu Roi, the play which proudly proclaims high culture as but "pshit" sculpted into attractive façades, Alfred Jarry is...

‘Old Wicked Songs’ at 1st Stage

Occasionally, a show blows me away and I want to grab the arm of people walking by on the street and steer them to...

Here Are The Recipients of This Year’s 2015 Helen Hayes Awards...

 Here are the recipients of the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards  in the order they were announced tonight at The Lincoln Theatre.   THE RECIPIENTS ARE IN...

‘G-d’s Honest Truth’ at Theater J

Illusions and dreams are often enough the stuff needed to help us keep on truckin’ through life. Certainly Prospero in The Tempest and Sam...

‘Susannah’ at The Catholic University of America’s Benjamin T. Rome School...

Catholic University’s new opera production Susannah more than does justice to this American classic with a world premier of a new chamber version of...

‘Carousel’ at Catholic University’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music

Carousel was Rodgers and Hammerstein’s favorite musical and Catholic University returns it to its glory days with a full orchestra, a big cast, and...

‘Kwaidan’ at Spooky Action Theater

The invention and innovativeness of Spooky Action Theater are endless, and for the first time they are using the entire physical space of The...

‘The Two-Character Play’ at Spooky Action Theater by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

Who doesn’t love a play about the theater? A play-within-a-play, a set-within-a-set, and the juxtaposition of identity and personality between two characters are the primary...

‘Three Litttle Birds’ at Adventure Theatre MTC by Julia L. Exline

Adventure Theatre MTC presents the world premiere of Three Little Birds, a Reggae Children’s Musical based on the story by Cedella Marley, with music...

‘Italian American Reconciliation’ at 1st Stage by Colleen Sproull

On a snowy night, I longed to stay inside and hibernate, but I braved the bad drivers and salt trucks to trek to 1st...

‘Boged (Traitor): An Enemy of the People’ at Theater J by...

Doing the right thing will always start a war. In a time plagued with controversy, a thought-provoking intensely profound new work comes out of...

REMEMBERING JOEL MARKOWITZ