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Review: Tom Teasley and Seth Kibel present Tiny Planet at Strathmore

Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make it into something better, or at least something...

Review: ‘Foolish Fairytales’ at Faction of Fools Theatre Company

If you have yet to experience a Faction of Fools Theatre Company production, then you are missing out on something truly brilliant and one-of-a-kind....

Review: ‘Les Misérables’ at the National Theatre

One does not simply review Les Mis—at least, not when it’s this stunning revival of the epic that took the world by storm when...

Report: La-Ti-Do’s Cabaret and Spoken Word Shows Will Be DC’s Hot...

Imagine a company that blends the drama of Broadway with the talent of spoken word artists: this is just scratching the surface of what...

Preview: ‘Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert’ Promises to Transport Modern...

Salute to Vienna has been a staple of the holiday season for more than 20 years in North America, and Washington welcomes it back...

Review: ‘Farinelli and the King’ at the Belasco Theatre

I believe there's a reason the name of the countertenor Farinelli precedes that of King Philippe V of Spain in the title of the...

Review: ‘Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol’ at Casabuena Cultural Productions

Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol proves that damnation can be funnier than hell. Casabuena Cultural Productions’ irreverent take on the beloved Charles Dickens classic follows Marley...

Magic Time!: Inside ‘Amazing Grace’ at the Museum of the Bible:...

When I saw the musical Amazing Grace I praised it to the skies. A blurb being used to promote the show is lifted from my...

Review: ‘Holiday Cheer!’ at National Chamber Ensemble

The National Chamber Ensemble’s Holiday Cheer! on December 16 was a celebration of great music. The charming and witty Artistic Director and leading violinist,...

Review: ‘The Summer Club: A Winter Holiday’ at Venice Island Performing...

Don’t let the name fool you. They’re not just “the boys of summer,” they’re here year-round to keep the spirit of Swing, the sounds...

Review: ‘A Billion Nights on Earth’ at FringeArts

Thaddeus Phillips’ and Steven Dufala’s spectacularly enjoyable, glowing world of far out, fantastical adventure unfolds and forms like theatrical origami within the FringeArts black...

News: Exclusive La-Ti-Do 2018 Season Feature Announcement

Curated and hosted by co-founders Don Michael Mendoza and Regie Cabico, La-Ti-Do is DC's premiere musical theatre cabaret and spoken word series. Cabaret and spoken word...

Review: ‘Bad Dates’ at Act II Playhouse

Bad Dates, by Theresa Rebeck, is the third one-person play I’ve seen in the past two months. The others were 2.5 Minute Ride, an...

Review: ‘A Hunger Artist’ at Baltimore Theater Project

Reviewed by Jason Williams Sinking Ship's production of A Hunger Artist is a dark comedy that balances self-deprecation with self-awareness. Adapted from a short story of...

Review: ‘The Children’ at Manhattan Theatre Club

The Manhattan Theatre Club has imported the London Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children by Lucy Kirkwood, and with it have come the...

Review: ‘The Gift of the Mad Guy’ at Building Better People...

Christmastime is promoted by many as a time to let go of, at least temporarily, the practice of excessive self-cherishing. It is a time...

In the Moment: ‘Christmas at the Old Bull and Bush’ at...

Brimming with heart, musical numbers to elicit smiles, a unique wit, some audience sing-alongs, and moments that disrupt theatrical norms, MetroStage’s Christmas at the...

Review: ‘An American in Paris’ at the Kennedy Center

Glistening The Kennedy Center’s lush Opera House with feted Hollywood glitz and glamour, the national tour of the 2015 multi-Tony-winning musical, An American in...

New Records: Listening to ‘Bandstand’ and the Music of Alan Menken

This report on New Records includes three Alan Menken shows that recently received fresh recordings, plus a Broadway show from this year that unfortunately...

Review: ‘The Christmas Revels: A French-Canadian Winter Celebration’ at Washington Revels

Washington Revels presents us with a festive holiday offering for a 35th year. This season, we take a trip to the winter wonderland of...