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Magic Time!: ‘Big Fish’ at The Keegan Theatre

The musical Big Fish is by any measure a feel-good show for the whole family, as evidenced by the buoyant and beautiful production now...

Review: ‘Big Fish’ at The Keegan Theatre

Family-friendly musicals are relatively rare these days. Family-friendly musicals that have adult themes are even rarer. Big Fish, with book by John August and music...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #10: Best Direction in Musicals in Professional...

Here are the DCMetroTheaterArts Staff's honorees for Best Direction of Musicals in Professional Theaters in 2016. Congrats to all our honorees: David James for A Christmas...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #9: Best Performances and Ensembles in Plays...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #9: Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theaters in DC, MD, and VA Are: Gassan Abbas in I Shall Not Hate at Mosaic...

Review: ‘Equus’ at Constellation Theatre Company

Since Peter Shaffer’s Equus made its striking return to the Anglo-American imagination in 2007, when then-17 year old Daniel Radcliffe stirred international controversy by...

The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: ‘The Magic Tree’ at The Keegan...

Four lost young people in a deserted beach house, in Dublin, late at night.  There is a thunderstorm beating down. This is the evocative...

‘Very Still & Hard to See’ at Rorschach Theatre Company

Very Still & Hard to See is neither quiet nor a challenge to perceive. Its aural and optical pleasures are bountiful. For this production...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #18: Best Directors of a Play in...

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Directors of Plays in Professional Theatres go to: Chris Abraham for Winners and Losers...

An Irish Carol at The Keegan Theatre

Last night, The Keegan Theatre’s fourth annual production of An Irish Carol met a full house ready to experience the play’s impressive reputation. However...

‘The Best Man’ at The Keegan Theatre by David Friscic

The Keegan Theatre’s current production of Gore Vidal’s political drama The Best Man is solid entertainment in the best sense of the word. Never...

‘The Woman in Black’ at The Keegan Theatre by David Friscic

It's good that the Keegan Theatre has not modernized its home on Church Street yet for the musty, slightly decrepit, and highly atmospheric surroundings...

‘Neverwhere’ at Rorschach Theatre by Amanda Gunther

You have a good heart, and sometimes it's enough to see you through life, but mostly it's not. A riveting urban fantasy from fiction-writer...

‘A Behanding in Spokane’ at The Keegan Theatre by Kim Moeller

A Behanding in Spokane is an unexpected guilty pleasure. Unexpected, because the play is promoted as a macabre tale full of grisly surprises. Although...

‘The Minotaur’ at Rorschach Theatre Company by Amanda Gunther

We all at some point wish our stories were different. But our stories are our own and that’s just the way it is. Or...

‘How To Catch a Leprechaun’ on Saturday December 22 & 29...

What’s red and green and has absolutely nothing to do with Christmas? Why, it’s Oillin the leprechaun in How To Catch a Leprechaun – a new, all-ages musical that I...

‘Page-to-Stage’ Festival Reflections by Jennifer Perry

For the 11th year, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has opened its doors to local theatres to showcase works still in...

‘August: Osage County’ at The Keegan Theatre by David Friscic

Like a modern day variant of Long Day's Journey Into Night, Tracy Letts' superb sprawling epic of familial heart break and destruction - August:...

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