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Review: ‘Hamlet’ by the Royal Shakespeare Company

The fabled Royal Shakespeare Company brought its Hamlet to the Kennedy Center this week, in a production fully worthy of its glittering reputation. The...

Review: ‘Hamlet’ at American University Rude Mechanicals

There are some who argue that the works of William Shakespeare should never be altered, but instead be treated as sacred texts, performed just...

In the Moment: Interview with Desiree Sanchez, Executive Artistic Director, Aquila...

Shedding new light on Hamlet by William Shakespeare is what Aquila Theatre aims to do with its upcoming production at Fairfax’s Center for the...

Review: ‘Hamlet’ at Port City Playhouse

An actor of illustrious talent shone bright recently on the D.C. area stage of Port City Playhouse. Rebekah Raze, in a performance that progressed...

Review: ‘Coriolanus’ at Shakespeare in Clark Park

Coriolanus has a reputation for being one of Shakespeare’s least accessible plays. Its title character, a Roman warrior turned reluctant politician, can be hard...

Review: ‘to tell my story: a hamlet fanfic’ at The Welders...

Maybe the only way the play Hamlet could ever make sense is to filter it through a teenaged girl perspective. Watching a 30-year-old man...

Review: ‘Hamlet’ at REV Theatre Company

Madness is unleashed among the stoic marble and stone memorial markers of iconic Laurel Hill Cemetery as REV Theatre Company, directed by Rosey Hay,...

‘Hamlet’ at Laurel Hill Cemetery: An Interview with Rosey Hay and...

Every year, the REV Theatre Company fills Laurel Hill Cemetery — Philadelphia’s resting place of the rich, the powerful, and the famous — with...

Review: ‘Coriolanus’ at Lantern Theater Company

Coriolanus is one of Shakespeare’s least-performed plays – probably because it doesn’t fit easily into any of the standard Shakespearean categories. It’s a tragedy,...

Review: ‘Mary Martello: Songs My Mother Taught Me’ at the Arden...

I’ve seen Mary Martello onstage more times than I can count. The 5-time Barrymore Award winner has played everyone from Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney...

Spine: ‘King Charles III’ at The Shakespeare Theatre Company

They sure don't make kings like they used to. And maybe that's a good thing. Mike Bartlett's historical fantasy, King Charles III, based loosely (very loosely)...

Review: ‘King Charles III’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

The Ghost in the Machine Mike Bartlett’s King Charles III premiered in 2014, at London’s Almeida Theatre. Both the original production and the Broadway production...

Shakespeare Theatre Company Unveils its 2017-2018 Season Lineup

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR MICHAEL KAHN ANNOUNCES THE SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY’S 2017-2018 SEASON Othello The Collection and The Lover Twelfth Night Hamlet Waiting for Godot Camelot Final production to be revealed Artistic Director Michael Kahn announced...

Review: ‘Hello! Sadness!’ at FringeArts

Mary Tuomanen’s fiercely political solo performance Hello! Sadness! dreamily jolts through time and space. It blends together disparate historic figures and fictional characters, from...

Review: Bedlam: ‘Hamlet’ and ‘Saint Joan’ at McCarter Theatre Center

There’s nothing extravagant about the two shows playing at the McCarter Theatre. Both are presented on a stage stripped to its bare essentials: we can...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #12: Best Direction of Plays in Professional...

Here are the DCMetroTheaterArts Staff's honorees for Best Direction of Plays in Professional Theaters in 2016. Congrats to all our honorees! THE BEST DIRECTION OF...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #10: Best Direction in Musicals in Professional...

Here are the DCMetroTheaterArts Staff's honorees for Best Direction of Musicals in Professional Theaters in 2016. Congrats to all our honorees: David James for A Christmas...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #9: Best Performances and Ensembles in Plays...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #9: Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theaters in DC, MD, and VA Are: Gassan Abbas in I Shall Not Hate at Mosaic...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #4: Best Plays in Professional Theaters in...

Here are the DCMetroTheaterArts Staff's honorees for Best Plays in Professional Theaters in 2016. Congrats to all our honorees! A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story...

Review: ‘Hamlet’ at Compass Rose Theater

Compass Rose Theater’s production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, directed by Lucinda Merry-Browne, is subtle and restrained, yet powerful. Wonderful acting and directing meet creative...

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