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Review: ‘Lost In Yonkers’ at Peace Mountain Theatre Company

I had a Great Aunt whose fourth floor walk-up apartment was very much on display when I entered the performance space at Har Shalom....

Interview: Cristen Stephansky Discusses Peace Mountain Theatre Company’s ‘Lost in Yonkers’

Please tell us about yourself and your theater background. I'm Cristen Stephansky and I'm playing Gertrude, known as "Gert" for short, in Lost in Yonkers. I've performed...

2017 Capitol Fringe Review: ‘Show Business 101’

Welcome to show business! And welcome to Show Business 101, the comedy revue where four talented actors burst on and off the stage offering...

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Hexagon 2017: Let Freedom Zing’

Described as “D.C.’s only all-original political satirical musical comedy troupe,” Hexagon gives a musical zing to the political madness of the past year. Now...

Magic Time! ‘How To… Sex Education’ at Rabble Crew Productions

Rabble Crew Productions has a proclivity for mounting edgy, sex-themed theater in fringey places around town. Last December they did Madeline Farrington’s Glory Us at...

2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Tragedy of Mario and Juliet’

The Tragedy of Mario and Juliet, presented by Dead Cat Productions/Wayne Nicolosi (as well as written and directed by Nicolosi), reinvents well-known Shakespearean characters...

Magic Time! OpenStage New Works Showcase

The theater term “packed house” took on all new meaning for me the night I caught this month’s OpenStage New Works Showcase. Not only...

‘Glory Us’ by Rabble Crew at The Fridge

Conceptual Art: "the notion that the essence of art is an idea, or concept, and may exist distinct from and in the absence of...

A Look at ‘Glory Us’ by Playwright Madeline Farrington at The...

Glory Us was born during a series of Tinder conversations I had with a guy named Matt. (They're all named Matt, right?) We had been flirting a...

Magic Time! A Report on ‘Straight Outta Hell’ at Next Day...

With a stand-up comedy act plus five skits, the laughs last Saturday at Straight Outta Hell—Next Day Theater’s one-night-only sketch-comedy surprise—were well earned. Producer...

Magic Time! The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: A Conversation With the...

I’ve made a point to see as many productions in the Women’s Voices Theater Festival as I can. Some have thrilled me; some have...

The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: ‘The Point’ at Arcturus Theater Company

Four-year-old Arcturus Theater Company—a group of DC theater enthusiasts committed to presenting plays that will “prompt discussion on topics that do not come up...

2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Artful Justice’

History assumes that Adolf Hitler killed himself just before the end of World War II. But what if history were wrong? What if Hitler, acquitted of...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Size Doesn’t Matter! Seven Shorts by DC...

Fully Charged Productions is advertising Size Doesn’t Matter using an alluring, albeit risqué, image on their marketing materials. Audiences  may think that the seven short...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘BenchMARKS’ by Marlene Hall

BenchMARKS produced by Project E/C, written by Melanie Fiona Bevell-Jackson, and directed by Colleen Theresa Brown "is dialogue and flashback vignettes that provide a...

2013 Capital Fringe Show Preview: ‘How to Have it All: The...

Alumni of the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts return to the Fringe stage for the fifth straight year, now with a new company name...

‘Deranged Durang’ at Lala Theatre at The National Conservatory of Dramatic...

The funny farm meets the loony bin in the zany production of Deranged Durang. Presented at The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in Washington,...

‘The Green Bird’ at The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts by...

Children are adventurous; whimsical and afraid of nothing. They find magic in a simple sewer hole cover or deep in the woods with just...

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