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Review: ‘Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery’ at Center for...

In turbulent times, escaping into a yarn that is as light and high-flying as a helium-filled balloon can be a welcome respite. So, the...

In the Moment: Interview with Director Stevie Zimmerman on Special ‘Romeo...

Inspiring generations of theater-goers and music lovers alike is one of the aims of Director Stevie Zimmerman by connecting the talents of the professional...

In the Moment: Interview with Desiree Sanchez, Executive Artistic Director, Aquila...

Shedding new light on Hamlet by William Shakespeare is what Aquila Theatre aims to do with its upcoming production at Fairfax’s Center for the...

Review: ‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’ at George Mason University’s...

Neil Simon writes terrific comedy. Tonight, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, directed by Theater J's Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr, performed by Walnut Street...

Review: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ at Aquila Theatre at George Mason...

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ brings amusement, merriment and mirth Appearances can be quite deceiving, especially in the realm of love. Deception, misunderstandings and much merriment...

Review: ‘As You Like It’ at Centerstage

Embarking on a $32 million, year-long renovation project that features major renovations to Centerstage’s two-stage complex while adding a new 99-seat theater, the last...

Virginia Opera’s ‘Orpheus in the Underworld’ by Jacques Offenbach at George...

I was expecting to be entertained by the Virginia Opera's rendition of Jacques Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld, directed by Sam Helfrich, which played...

Bernadette Peters at ‘Arts By George’ at George Mason University’s Center...

“Let Me Entertain You” belted Bernadette Peters as she burst onto the stage to begin the Arts by George! benefit at George Mason University's  Center...

The Moscow Ballet’s ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’ at George Mason University’s Center...

Be prepared to be dazzled. When this reviewer spotted hundreds of young children, mostly girls 3 to 16 in pretty party dresses, swarming through the...

The Czech Philharmonic at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts

Sometimes there’s reason to doubt why a symphony orchestra needs all those violins. Many of the labor disputes that are running around the country’s...

A Chat with Patti LuPone on ‘Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda’ on September...

Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone and I had a conversation about her upcoming performance of Coulda Woulda Shoulda coming up at George Mason University’s Arts by...

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Designers of 2013′ by The Staff...

Here are the choices of The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts for for our Favorite Designers in a Musical and Play in 2013. Congrats to all...

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Ensembles in a Musical and Play’...

Here are the choices for our Favorite Ensembles in a Musical and Play in 2013. Congrats to our honorees and to every ensemble who worked...

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Directors of a Musical and Play′...

Here are the choices for Best Director in a Musical and Play by the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts. Congrats to our honorees and to every...

THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Plays of 2013′ by The Staff...

It’s that time of the year when everyone makes their list of favorites, and the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts, after seeing hundreds of professional, community,...

Synesthesia: Accessible Theater and Art in DC in November 2013 by...

DC is now considered the second biggest theater town in the United States, after New York. It also has one of the biggest deaf...

Aquila Theatre’s ‘Fahrenheit 451’ at Hylton Performing Arts Center by Keith...

“It was a pleasure to burn.” The opening line of Ray Bradbury’s 1953 magnum opus, Fahrenheit 451 sets the mood for a dystopian society where firemen...

‘Twelfth Night’ at Aquila Theatre at George Mason University’s Center for...

The New York based acclaimed professional Aquila Theatre and its cast of superb British and American performers presents Shakespeare’s charming comedy Twelfth Night with...

‘A Streetcar Named Desire (The Opera) at George Mason University’s Center...

Virginia Opera’s third installment in their 2013 American series, A Streetcar Named Desire, an opera in three acts premiered at George Mason University’s Center...

Walnut Street’s ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ at George Mason...

Walnut Street Theatre’s Independence Studio brought audiences at George Mason University's Center for the Arts a fast-paced adaptation of Jules Verne’s masterpiece Around the...

REMEMBERING JOEL MARKOWITZ