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Review: ‘God of Carnage’ at George Washington University

The big laughs in Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage come from watching grownups behaving badly, and the big joke is that four parents end...

Magic Time!: ‘The Father’ at The Studio Theatre

There are reasons aplenty not to miss The Father now playing at The Studio Theatre, and Ted van Griethuysen's performance in the title role...

Review #2: ‘The Father’ at The Studio Theatre

It’s taken five years for The Father—the highly-acclaimed drama by Florian Zeller that shook Paris in 2012—to arrive in the Washington area. But now that...

Review: ‘The Father’ at The Studio Theatre

Some plays are more difficult to watch than others; some plays activate your imagination and pull you into their stories whole-body: those plays pull...

Review: ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ at Center Stage

“Love and revenge, two of your favorites.” It’s the eve of the French Revolution and the crème of the French aristocracy – the “original one...

Review: ‘Les Liasons Dangereuses’ at The Booth Theatre in NYC

Christopher Hampton's play, Les Liasons Dangereuses, based on the novel by Choderlos de Laclos, a story presented through a series of the characters' personal letters,...

Magic Time! ‘Notes on My Theatergoing in London’

My four days in London last weekend offered time slots to see six plays—four evenings and two matinees. My strategy was to seek intriguing,...

Review: ‘God of Carnage’ at Princeton Summer Theater in Princeton, New...

As Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage opens, two couples meet for a civilized discussion. Their sons have just had a violent playground encounter that...

Review: ‘The Father’ at Manhattan Theatre Club in NYC

Floria  Zeller, the French playwright might have called his play The Father In Winter, for The Lion in Winter was already taken. In this...

Spine: ‘Appomattox’ Cracks the Color Line at The Kennedy Center

Appomattox, the world premiere opera now playing at The Kennedy Center Opera House in a new production by the Washington National Opera, tackles that...

‘Dangereuse’: ‘Appomattox’ at The Kennedy Center by Sophia Howes (Review #2)

In the wake of Ferguson and the Black Lives Matter movement, it is the perfect time for an opera which tells the truth about...

‘Appomattox’ at Washington National Opera by David Friscic (Review #1)

Oh, the tears, trauma and travail of the issues brought to the fore in the revised World Premiere of the opera Appomattox at the...

Magic Time! ‘Appomattox’ at Washington National Opera by John Stoltenberg

Appomattox, the magnificent and powerful opera by Philip Glass and Christopher Hampton that premiered at The Kennedy Center last night, looks at American history...

It’s The Pictures That Got Small: Meet Joshua Redford, Star of...

Norma Desmond is waiting for her close-up in Reston Community Players' sumptuous rendition of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, opening this Friday, February 27,...

She’s Ready for Her Close-Up: Meet Katie McManus, Star of Reston...

Norma Desmond, in the form of the multi-talented and versatile Katie McManus, is waiting for her close-up in Reston Community Players' sumptuous rendition of...

‘God of Carnage’ at Silver Spring Stage

God of Carnage, originally Le Dieu du Carnage, was written by famed Art playwright Yasmina Reza (ART), and was  first produced in 2006. After...

Dignity Players Announces its 2013-2014 Season by Mickey Lund

What is art, and where do we draw the line between what is and isn't art? Although the answer to that question can be as...

The Actors’ Center Presents a Free Staged Reading of ‘The Philanthropist’...

The Actors' Center Staged Reading of  THE PHILANTHROPIST by Christopher Hampton   Directed by Catherine Aselford Featuring Michael Crowley, Mary Egan, Peter J. Orvetti, Laia Rufaro, Carol Spring, and David Walsh This brilliantly constructed, witty...

‘God of Carnage’ at Signature Theatre by Ashunda Norris

I absolutely loathe the fact that people must pretend to like one another for the sake of appearances and are deemed socially inept if...

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