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Review: ‘Amanuensis’ at Georgetown University

Time has not been kind to Great Dead White Male Artists, poor things. Nosey feminist historians have been poking around in these guys lives...

Review: ‘The Lathe of Heaven’ at Spooky Action Theater (Women’s Voices...

Puppets, people, props, projections, and sci-fi pop up a lot on DC stages, but not often with the narrative verve, literary cred, and nonstop...

Review: ‘Queens Girl in Africa’ at Mosaic Theater Company (Women’s Voices...

Playwright Caleen Sinnette Jennings serves up an ace with the world premiere of Queens Girl in Africa – a riveting, semi-autobiographical account of her...

Magic Time!: ‘Hello, My Name Is…’ at The Welders

Having heralded five* Welders productions, I approached Deb Sivigny's Hello, My Name Is... with both eagerness and wariness. Knowing that Sivigny had chosen as...

Review: ‘Neverwhere’ at Rorschach Theatre

In 1582, a village parson heard the deathbed confession of a man named Richard Barley, who had married his butter churn. Barley claimed he...

Review: ‘Forgotten Kingdoms’ at Rorschach Theatre

There are mysteries of belief and faith beneath this fascinating parable of a play, roiling like the seawater that churns below the wooden house...

Review: ‘In the Next Room or the vibrator play’ at Georgetown University

I lost count of how many orgasms are in this show. They keep, um, coming and coming. And each one is performed stunningly by...

Review: ‘SISSY Accompanied by Johann Sebastian Bach and a Mouse’ at...

If you can imagine a play that captures bits and pieces of The Wizard of Oz and Greek Mytholgy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and...

Review: ‘brownsville song (b-side for tray)’ at Theater Alliance

Yesterday at The Anacostia Playhouse, the real world and the world onstage converged. It was like a communal emotion-meld through theater, the human heartbreak...

Review: ‘Blackberry Winter’ at Forum Theatre

Does a play about an incurable progressive disease not sound like something you’d care to see? Does a character’s long, lone monologue about her...

Review: ‘JACK and Phil, Slayers of Giants, INC’ at Imagination Stage

There’s no doubt that you have heard the tale of Jack and the Beanstalk, but have you ever heard of JACK and Phil, Slayers...

Review: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at WSC Avant Bard

Each year, Shakespeare is the most frequently produced playwright in America, and his A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of the Bard's most frequently...

Meet the Cast of Avant Bard’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Part...

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of Avant Bard’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, meet Jon Jon Johnson. Joel:...

‘Double Trouble (AKA The Parent Trap)’ at Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage presents Double Trouble (AKA The Parent Trap), based on Erich Kastner's novel, Lottie and Lisa. This production is adapted by David S....

‘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...

‘Orlando’ at WSC Avant Bard by Sophia Howes

Orlando: Right You Are, if You Think You Are In Some Like It Hot (directed by Billy Wilder) Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis, on the...

‘Glassheart’ at Rorschach Theatre by John Stoltenberg

The evening began enchantingly. The audience was seated on four sides of a square playing area lit by stage lighting, so we could look...

‘Lulu and the Brontosaurus’ at Imagination Stage By Julia L. Exline

Imagination Stage presents the world premiere of Lulu and the Brontosaurus, a musical based on the book by Judith Viorst, who also wrote the...

‘Trojan Barbie: A Car-Crash Encounter with Euripides’ Trojan Women’ at Georgetown...

What could be a more intriguing way to begin a show that covering the house of a theatre with strands of dismembers Barbie dolls...

‘Anime Momotaro’ at Imagination Stage by Julia L. Exline

Imagination Stage presents Anime Momotaro, adapted from the traditional Japanese folktale by Alvin Chan, Eric Johnson, and Honolulu Theatre for Youth, and directed by...

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