One of the best things about improv is that no two shows are alike. And Citizens’ Watch, the improvisational mystery now unfolding at Washington Improv Theater, is no exception.
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Tradition Be Damned Immersive has taken over a desanctified church at 700 Delaware Street, SW, Washington, DC. Known as the Blind Whino, or better by the fanciful colors that electrify the church’s once solemn exterior, this space is now home for the resistance. A troupe of circus performers, movers and shakers, crazy loons, and reporters […]
Caveat (written and directed by Ben Lockshin and playing at Gallaudet University’s Eastman Studio Theater) is a “One’s-a” show, where each character is an idea of a person more than an actual person. Of the people we’re introduced to in the cutthroat world of D.C. house-sharing, one’s a prig (“Anna,” played by Eva Coll), one’s […]
Unless you’re an heiress or robber baron, a room of one’s own in DC is hard to come by. Enter the group house scene – where the young, cash-strapped, and slightly desperate commit to living with Craigslist strangers in exchange for lower rent and a better location. But finding the right house is easier said […]
What defines parenthood? Are children always a gift? The adoption-themed Hip Hop musical Not My Baby by Alexandria, Virginia-based playwright Jason A. Ellis, explores those questions and more. With music and lyrics by Ellis, Not My Baby is a pleasing potpourri of dance, music, drama and comedy performed with excellence. Not My Baby is the […]
Think commissioned plays are a thing of the Elizabethan past? Nu Sass Productions’ 22 Boom! is concierge theater at its nimblest. Written by Miranda Rose Hall and directed by Renana Fox, this imaginative exercise is “an avalanche of manic, miniature plays” – 23, the magic number, each about three minutes long. Eight energetic actors zig […]
5 Questions with 22 Boom! playwright Miranda Rose Hall by Angela Kay Pirko and Miranda Rose Hall Angela: What was the inspiration for 22 Boom! Miranda: It was a compilation of plays that I wrote on demand for patrons at Baltimore’s Center Stage. I was in residence there as the Hot Desk Playwright from 2013-2014, and I […]