Tag Archives | Erika Jones


Page-to-Stage New Play Festival: Brave Soul Collective and African-American Collective Theater

Two of DC’s most important independent theater collectives bearing witness as black artists to #BlackLivesMatter are Brave Soul Collective and African-American Collective Theater (ACT). Both commemorated milestones Saturday with bills of new short plays in Kennedy Center’s Page-to-Stage Festival. In the afternoon, Brave Soul marked its tenth anniversary with Tenfold: An Evening of Brave Soul Performances,  […]

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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 produced plays. So if you’re going to produce it, you’d better have a fresh hook. WSC Avant Bard’s production, directed by Randy Baker, does: Midsummer‘s fairy-filled forest now has shadow puppets: […]

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From L to R: Erika Jones, Chevee' Crafton, Dionne Johnson, and Yakima Rich. Photo by Ken Stanek.

‘Ruined’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre by Amanda Gunther

The Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined by acclaimed playwright Lynn Nottage comes to life on the stage of Fells Point Corner Theatre as the final production in their 2011-2012 season. This haunting story captures the essence of life in modern day war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo. The play conquers the difficult notion of rape as a […]

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