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Review: ‘The Book of Joseph’ at Everyman Theatre

With the advent and popularity of exploratory DNA tools like 23andMe and Ancestry.com to unearth family lineage, people are increasingly fascinated with discovering who...

Review: ‘I’ll Get You Back Again’ at Round House Theatre

There's a lot going on in Sarah Gancher's I'll Get You Back Again, now at the Round House Theatre through October 29: A bitter stand-up...

Review: ‘Watch on the Rhine’ at Arena Stage

Lillian Hellman's Watch on the Rhine came to DC for a command performance on January 25, 1942. The occasion: Franklin Roosevelt's 60th birthday. America...

‘Outside Mullingar’ at Everyman Theatre

There was a festive atmosphere at Everyman Theatre last night. Irish music played as the audience arrived for the Baltimore/DC Metro premiere of Outside...

Magic Time!: A Report on the Women’s Voices Theater Festival Reading...

The Kennedy Center’s entry in the Women’s Voices Theater Festival was a one-night-only reading of Roe, a new two-act play by Lisa Loomer that...

‘Summer Hummer IV: Foreplay!’ at Signature Theatre Benefits theatreWashington’s ‘Taking Care...

Summer Hummer IV: Foreplay! made its two-show debut last night at Signature Theatre. If you didn’t plan properly or were on vacation, you missed...

‘Blithe Spirit’ at Everyman Theatre

Word has it that English playwright Noël Coward took only five days to write Blithe Spirit during the full fury of World War II, which premiered just six...

Magic Time! A Hard Look at the Theme of Pornography...

I knew I would be bummed if I missed the Round House Theatre production of Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn. Everything I read told...

‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’ at Round House Theatre

Consistent with its mission to “captivate audiences with stories that inspire compassion, evoke emotions, and demand conversation,” Round House Theatre welcomed back DC native,...

‘Summer Hummer 2014: Ménage à Trois’ on Monday, August 18th at...

Summer just got sexy again! Over 60 actors from the Washington area will sing, dance, and strip to support Taking Care of Our Own. For the...

Meet the Cast of No Rules Theatre Company’s ‘Boeing Boeing’: Part...

In Part 5 of a series of interviews with the cast of No Rules Theatre Company’s production of Boeing Boeing, meet Sarah Olmsted Thomas. Joel: Tell us where...

Meet the Cast of No Rules Theatre Company’s ‘Boeing Boeing’: Part...

In Part 4 of a series of interviews with the cast of No Rules Theatre Company’s production of Boeing Boeing, meet Sherry Berg. Joel: Tell us where...

‘Boeing Boeing’ at No Rules Theatre Company

An American, Italian, and German stewardess walk into an apartment in Paris… sound like a classic joke? Well, almost – in fact, it’s the...

Meet the Cast of No Rules Theatre Company’s ‘Boeing Boeing’: Part...

In Part 3 of a series of interviews with the cast of No Rules Theatre Company’s production of Boeing Boeing, meet Jamie Smithson. Joel: Where have you...

Meet the Cast of No Rules Theatre Company’s ‘Boeing Boeing’: Part...

Here's the first in a series of interviews with the cast of No Rules Theatre Company's upcoming production of Boeing Boeing. Today meet Helen Hedman. Joel: Where...

‘Ghost-Writer’ at MetroStage by Yvonne French

In 1897, American writer Henry James got writer's cramp and hired Theodora Bosanquet to take dictation on the newly invented typewriter in an arrangement...

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