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Review: ‘In the Red and Brown Water’ at Howard University

The wonder-filled stories that wend their way through In the Red and Brown Water were located by the playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney in "the...

Magic Time!: ‘Off the Leash: A Journey Into Reality One Black...

After I watched eleven B.F.A. candidates in Howard University's Class of 2017 perform a program of self-scripted audition pieces—character-rich monodramas, actually—I had one overwhelming...

Review: ‘Radio Golf’ at Howard University

August Wilson made it his lifelong project to chronicle the African American experience in every decade of the 20th century with his Pittsburgh Cycle. With...

Review #2: ‘Sarafina!’ at Howard University

“Freedom is coming tomorrow!” exclaims the students of Howard University’s Department of Theatre Arts in Sarafina! a musical written by Mbongeni Ngema and directed by...

Review: ‘Sarafina!’ at Howard University

Even if you already know how inspiring and moving this show is, from seeing the film or the musical on stage, you are in...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #15: Best Directors of Musicals in Professional...

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Directors of Musicals in Professional Theatres honors go to: Patrick A'Hearn for The Music...

‘Black Nativity’ at Theater Alliance

If it is true that theater originated as worship and ritual—as a healing form of human communion with sacred mystery—then that history is surely...

‘Marisol’ at Montgomery College’s Theatre Department

Marisol keenly follows the traditions of Magical Realism and Theater of the Absurd. It is clear that Eugene Ionesco and Samuel Becket, who are known...

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...

‘Hurt Village’ at Howard University’s Department of Theatre Arts by Bev...

The tension rises before the lights in this riveting production of Hurt Village by Katori Hall and powerfully directed by Eric Ruffin. Howard University...

‘Venus’ at Howard University’s Department of Theatre Arts by Veronique MacRae

Howard University's Department of Theatre Arts continues its 2012-2013 season 'Reclaiming the Black Body, Identity, Discourse, and Politics' with the powerful story of Saartje...

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