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Review: ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’...

Want to make one of the zaniest shows of all time even zanier? Just add Frank Ferrante. Ferrante has directed the Walnut’s new production of...

Review: ‘Shakespeare in Hollywood’ at the Stagecrafters Theater

A good American farce is as rare as a diamond. If you can write a crazy comedy that will keep audiences laughing, regional and...

Review: ‘Hir’ at Simpatico Theatre Project

Two staples of American drama have been the “kitchen-sink play,” which feature small casts and meticulously detailed, usually lower-middle class, settings, and what I’ll...

Review: ‘Happy Birthday’ at 1812 Productions

Laughter broke out in the jam-packed theatre even before the first pratfall, which then only served to fan the funniness. Watching Beverly Cross' adaption...

Review: ‘The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary’ at Curio Theatre Company

How do you turn one of literature’s greatest tragedies into a raucous comedy? Very carefully. I read Madame Bovary in high school, and while it’s...

Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at the Walnut Street Theatre

The Walnut Street Theatre is doing The Importance of Being Earnest in high style. The Victorian era was noted for its excesses in decoration and...

Review: ‘After Birth of a Nation’ at City Theater Company

Today’s audiences need farce. Wild men chasing beautiful women through many doors, visual running gags, women dressed as men, and vice versa, all enhanced...

Molière’s ‘The Miser’ Continues Today at 2 PM and Through May...

Rockville Little Theatre’s 2013-14 season closes with Molière’s classic comedy The Miser, at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre through May 11th. There is a 2...

Molière’s ‘The Miser’ Plays May 2-11 at Rockville Little Theatre at...

Rockville Little Theatre’s 2013-14 season closes with Molière’s classic comedy The Miser, at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre from May 2-11, 2014. Produced by...

An Interview with Guillaume Tourniaire on Directing Rockville Little Theatre’s ‘The...

Rockville Little Theatre closes their 2013-14 season with an ambitious, unique and off-beat production of Molière’s The Miser. Director Guillaume Tourniaire’s vision for the...

Making Some Noise: Behind the Scenes of 1st Stage’s ‘Noises Off’:...

This is Part 7 and our final interview in a series of interviews with the cast and director of 1st Stage’s production of Noises Off. Meet Zachary...

Making Some Noise: Behind the Scenes of 1st Stage’s ‘Noises Off’:...

This is Part 6 in a series of interviews with the cast and director of 1st Stage’s production of Noises Off. Meet Jason Glass. Why did you...

Making Some Noise: Behind the Scenes of 1st Stage’s ‘Noises Off’:...

This is Part 5 in a series of interviews with the cast and director of 1st Stage’s production of Noises Off. Meet Blair Bowers. Joel: Why did...

‘Noises Off’ at 1st Stage by Amanda Gunther

Words. Doors. Bags. Boxes. Sardines. That’s theatre. That’s life. But don’t panic! Let the actors at 1st Stage do all the panicking for you...

‘The Fox on the Fairway’ at Taking Flight Theatre Company by...

Taking Flight Theatre Company’s production of Ken Ludwig’s farce, The Fox on the Fairway, offers an enjoyable evening of laughter. The talented cast works...

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