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Review: ‘The Little Mermaid’ at Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage, in collaboration with The Washington Ballet, presents the world premiere of The Little Mermaid. This creative partnership follows the highly acclaimed award-winning production The Lion, The Witch, & the Wardrobe (2012), and like the former, fuses music,  theatre, dance, and puppetry to create a thrilling and expressive performance. Adapted from Hans Christian Anderson’s classic, […]

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‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead’ at Folger Theatre (Review)

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at the Folger Theatre is a sumptuously original production of the breakthrough play of one of England’s greatest living playwrights. “I write plays” Tom Stoppard once said, “because dialogue is the most respectable way of contradicting myself.” The play is rife with paradox, wordplay, and timeless wit. Stoppard himself referred […]

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‘Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises’ at The Washington Ballet at The Kennedy Center by Carolyn Kelemen

Whisk mom to the Washington Ballet for a heady trip of Hemingway Forget flowers. Candy is passé. What most mothers want on their special day is to be taken someplace special. This weekend you couldn’t do better than The Washington Ballet which is premiering Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises at The Kennedy Center through the weekend. Moments before […]

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(L-R) Danny Scheie, Cody Nickell, and Kate Eastwood Norris in Shakespeare’s 'The Taming of the Shrew' at Folger Theatre. Photo by Jeff Malet.

‘The Taming of the Shrew’ at Folger Theatre by Julia L. Exline

Folger Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s classic comedy The Taming of the Shrew, drawing inspiration and influence from the Wild West, circa 1880. Esteemed director Aaron Posner sheds Shakespeare in an entirely different light, with characters line-dancing, spitting, and slinging back shots throughout this rowdy production! Scenic Designer Tony Cisek transforms the stage into an authentic […]

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