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Review: ‘Saint Joan’ by Bedlam Theater Company

Long before he wrote about her, George Bernard Shaw referred to Saint Joan as one of those “half-witted geniuses, enjoying the worship accorded by...

In the Moment: PEN/Faulkner’s Tribute to Robert Stone at the Folger...

He wrote books that fueled many of his generation. He was a literary provocateur with a writing style like few others penning works about...

Nibbles and Sips Around Town: ‘America Eats Tavern Holds Inaugural Virginia...

As expected tons of events are crammed into the month of June. Why? There seems to be a totally unfounded impression that we are...

In the Moment: A Tip of the Hat to Mary Stuart’s...

There is a "minor" character who has a key role in the terrific Mary Stuart production currently at the Folger Theatre. He has only...

Spine: The Enlightened World of Folger’s ‘Mary Stuart’

Frederic Schiller's historical drama, Mary Stuart (1800), gives us two potent, yet vulnerable women, Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots. It gives us...

‘Mary Stuart’ at The Folger Theatre

Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With silver bells, and cockle shells, and pretty maids all in a row.” This nursery...

Meet the Cast and Director of Shakespeare Theatre Company’s ‘The Tempest:...

In Part Three of a series of interviews with the cast and director of Shakespeare Theatre Company’s The Tempest, meet Director Ethan McSweeny. Michael: I...

‘Julius Caesar’ at Folger Theatre

Folger Theatre launches its 2014-15 season with a strikingly imaginative production of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, a play whose contradictions and cruelties mirror...

Michael Goldsmith on Playing Romeo at Folger Theatre by Joel Markowitz

Michael Goldsmith talks about playing Romeo in Folger Theatre's production of Romeo and Juliet, directed by Aaron Posner. DCMetroTheaterArts' reviewer Emily Caio wrote in her review...

‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Folger Theatre by Emily Cao

Shakespeare’s iconic star-crossed lovers certainly need no introduction… but Folger Theatre’s energetic interpretation of Romeo and Juliet may indeed herald some much-deserved praise. Director Aaron...

Married to the Stage: ‘Columbia, MO Here We Come!’ by Natalie...

There are many factors that have affected where I have chosen to go to school and why.  One major consideration of Johnny and me...

Married to the Stage: ‘Winter is Coming!’ by Natalie McCabe

            “Winter is coming.” Or, well, it is already here. As I type this, my cell phone keeps vibrating with DC...

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