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An Interview with John Guare: Previewing the ‘Lydie Breeze Trilogy’ at...

With an illustrious career spanning the past five decades, John Guare has been the recipient of Tony, Obie, and Olivier Awards, a finalist for...

Review: ‘One More River to Cross: A Verbatim Fugue’ at The...

Lynn Nottage wrote One More River to Cross: A Verbatim Fugue a decade ago, yet oddly enough, it has never been produced onstage before....

Review: ‘Tribulation Periwinkle: Civil War Nurse’ at Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

In commemoration of Women’s History Month, Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion’s Victorian Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Tribulation Periwinkle: Civil War Nurse. Adapted and...

Review: ‘After Birth of a Nation’ at City Theater Company

Today’s audiences need farce. Wild men chasing beautiful women through many doors, visual running gags, women dressed as men, and vice versa, all enhanced...

Review: ‘Shades’ at Cherry Lane Theatre in NYC

“I tell you, War is Hell.” So declared Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman in his 1879 address to the graduating class of the...

2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Confederates’

In Confederates, a new play by James F. Burns, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson is a prescient military tactician who sees a clear path to Southern...

2016 Capital Fringe Preview #13: ‘Confederates’ by James F. Bruns

Part of the 11th Annual Capital Fringe Festival July 7 – 31, 2016 Was there one day the South could have won the War? Looking back...

Spine: Love, Greed, and Bigotry in The Folger’s ‘District Merchants’

There's no question that Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice is a problem play, fraught with old hates that were once considered justified and old beliefs...

Review: ‘District Merchants’ at Folger Theatre

District Merchants, in its world premiere at Folger Theatre, is a tour de force that explores the complexity of race and identity in Reconstruction-era...

The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: Another Look at ‘Uprising’ at MetroStage

Uprising by Gabrielle Fulton, and directed by Thomas W. Jones II, integrates live blues guitar and song by local musician David Cole with the...

The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: ‘Uprising’ at MetroStage

Uprising is, quite simply, what live theater is meant to be. The gripping story, set in 1859 and told with pathos and humor, asks...

At War With Ourselves – A Visual Response to the Racial...

The first thing you notice are the spent bullet casings embedded in a spiral against the red and white stripes of the American Flag....

Spine: ‘Whose War? Our War? Their War?’

The National Civil War Project presents the work of "a multi-city, multi-year collaboration between four universities and five performing arts organizations to commemorate the 150th...

‘Healing Wars’ at Arena Stage at The Mead Center for American...

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wage on; in Syria, the blood still flows, as it does in Somalia and South Sudan; in Mexico,...

‘Shiloh Rules’ at Port City Playhouse by Jenna Miller

PortCity Playhouse presents Shiloh Rules by Doris Baizly and produced by Mary Beth Smith-Toomey. Smart writing tells the story of a Civil War re-enactment by...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘Sesquicentennial – The Civil War Remembered’ with “Country...

General Ulysses S. Grant returned to Washington on Sunday not seven blocks from where he was once turned away from the Willard Hotel when...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘Sesquicentennial – The Civil War Remembered’ with “Country...

In this 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, Washington, D.C., is lucky to have storyteller "Country Joe" Rosier create living histories...

2013 Capital Fringe Show Preview: ‘Sesquicentennial – The Civil War Remembered’...

As a trial lawyer I have made closing arguments before countless juries over the past 4 decades. Because I love to tell stories it...

‘James and the Giant Peach’ at Imagination Stage by Julia L....

Imagination Stage presents the beloved classic, James and the Giant Peach, adapted by David Wood and directed by Janet Stanford. You likely know the...

‘Finally Heard Feminine Heroes of an Uncivil War’ at Maryland Ensemble...

Finally Heard Feminine Heroes of an Uncivil War has tales of feisty slaves, women who hid their gender to fight, espionage, exiled sympathizers, and...

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