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Dangereuse: ‘Twelfth Night’ at the Shakespeare Theatre Company – Present Mirth...

Many consider Twelfth Night Shakespeare’s supreme achievement in comedy. It is also one of his most popular and frequently produced plays. George Bernard Shaw,...

Review: ‘Twelfth Night’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Shakespeare Theatre Company has set Twelfth Night inside of an airport lounge, and why shouldn't they, it is their production, not ours, and Lee...

Review: ‘The Arsonists’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Woolly Mammoth's The Arsonists is not so much an entertainment, even though I laughed frequently, psychotically--and loud, as it is a paratheatrical event during...

Magic Time!: “Never Fear Your Own Radical Ideas”: A Q&A with...

The young performer, playwright, and self-described gender warrior Malic White is in town from Chicago making a singularly significant debut on a DC stage playing Max, a...

Magic Time!: ‘Hir’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

The absurdity and grim reality of gender get a scathing going-over in this extraordinary play by Taylor Mac. Inside the hilarity of Hir (pronounced...

Review: ‘Hir’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

I recently came back from London, where I saw the National Theatre’s 25th anniversary production of Tony Kushner’s epic, Angels in America. I thought...

In the Moment: A Look at ‘The Mystery of Love &...

Revelations are many in the admirable production of Bathsheba Doran’s The Mystery of Love & Sex currently at Signature Theatre. Directed by Stella Powell...

Review: ‘The Mystery of Love & Sex’ at Signature Theatre

Do you want to feel good? Do you want to forget for a couple of hours the political hate speech that's currently filling the...

Review: ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ at The Studio Theatre

Such a bubbling, darkly comic world in which to our abundant enlightenment, all that is solid melts into thin air. This is the Studio...

‘Summer Hummer IV: Foreplay!’ at Signature Theatre Benefits theatreWashington’s ‘Taking Care...

Summer Hummer IV: Foreplay! made its two-show debut last night at Signature Theatre. If you didn’t plan properly or were on vacation, you missed...

Here Are The Recipients of This Year’s 2015 Helen Hayes Awards...

 Here are the recipients of the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards  in the order they were announced tonight at The Lincoln Theatre.   THE RECIPIENTS ARE IN...

‘Laugh’ at The Studio Theatre

To be sure, name a play Laugh and the gauntlet is thrown. Laugh or die trying. The Studio Theatre's world premiere production of Beth Henley's...

‘Pen’ at Washington Stage Guild

Washington Stage Guild starts off its 29th season with a smart production of David Marshall Grant’s Pen, a curious play that is by turns...

5 Top Scene Stealers of the Week-Week Ending 6/13/14

Here are our 6  (We have a tie) Top Scene Stealers for the week ending June 13, 2014. Congrats to all our honorees!  A Special Scene Stealer...

‘The Totalitarians’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

There are times in life when the truth can be hard and there will be darkness, but seek the light! Freedom from fear! The...

Robert O’Hara on Directing ‘The Totalitarians’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

The notion that a single state could suddenly become a Totalitarian governed state here within the United States of America without anyone noticing is...

Summer Hummer 2013 Takes Off at 7 and 9 PM on...

Summer Hummer 2013 Over 40 of Washington's hottest theatre performers.  Singing. Dancing. AND... Taking off their clothes. Monday, August 19, 2013 at  7 pm and 9 pm  At Signature Theatre $35 General Admission $75 Premium...

‘Pas de Deux’ at The Studio Theatre by Mark Dewey

Pas de Deux: Full Meal with a Light Dessert The room is cold, and vapors swirl around the ducts that bring in air -- has...

‘Tryst’ at Washington Stage Guild by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

It's a thin line between love and hate. Oh, the things that we will do for love, or the semblance thereof. More than a wishful,...

‘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...

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