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Review: ‘Broken Stones’ at InterAct Theatre Company

Just because someone says it doesn’t make it true. What exactly are truth and reality? Both are subjective and depend on one’s perspective. In...

Magic Time! ‘Intelligence’ at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for...

Lately I’ve been thinking that there are two key questions that must be asked of every season-programming choice by every theater’s artistic director: 1) Why...

Review: ‘Intelligence’ at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American...

Intelligence, the new play at Arena Stage about the Valerie Plame CIA scandal, comes at a very timely moment in politics. As Donald Trump...

Spine: One ‘American Idiot’ to Another, at The Keegan Theatre

Let me admit this right from the start. I'm 60 years old. I don't go to concerts much. I had heard of Green Day (I've...

Review: ‘American Idiot’ at The Keegan Theatre

The Keegan Theatre’s American Idiot speaks to collective genius. Hardly a no-brainer to mount this explosive, war-weary work, weaned in the Bush II era, at...

Reading of ‘Noura’ at Georgetown University’s Myriad Voices: A Cross-Cultural Performance...

On my explorations into the local universe of  university theater, I’ve sighted some terrific stuff. Most of it  I’ve written about for DCMetroTheaterArts (see...

‘Technicolor Life’ at Rep Stage

Three generations of women in one contemporary American family prove “ready for their close-up” in Technicolor Life, a world premiere at Rep Stage in...

Meet the Director and Cast of ‘All My Sons’ at Peace...

In Part 6 of a series of interviews with the Director and cast of Peace Mountain Theatre Company‘s production of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, meet...

Recap of ‘The GI Film Festival’ – May 18-24, 2015

The GI Film Festival is in its ninth year and has grown so big. It ended yesterday at the huge and swanky Angelika Film Center...

‘Time Stands Still’ at Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions

Peter's Alley Theatre Productions presents Time Stands Still, a poignant drama by Donald Margulies and beautifully directed by Stevie Zimmerman. When a couple settle...

‘Healing Wars’ at Arena Stage at The Mead Center for American...

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wage on; in Syria, the blood still flows, as it does in Somalia and South Sudan; in Mexico,...

SPINE: Theatre, Culture, and History in the Belly of the Beast:...

I recently experienced Motti Lerner's The Admission, Theatre J's production remounted by Busboys & Poets at Studio Theatre (my review is here). The controversy...

Film Review: ‘The Unknown Known’

  SUBJECT: What You Know There are known knowns. There are known unknowns. There are unknown unknowns. But there are also unknown knowns—that is to say, things that you...

‘Water by the Spoonful’ at The Studio Theatre

Quiara Alegría Hudes' Pulitzer Prize-winning Water by the Spoonful is set in 2009 and takes place mainly in Philadelphia but also travels to San Diego, Japan, and...

Dominion Stage Looking for Directors and Production Teams! by Dave Moretti

Dominion Stage is Calling Directors and Production Teams! Are you interested in one of our 2014-15 Shows? Download and submit your application for consideration by December...

‘Twelfth Night’ at The George Washington University by Rick Westerkamp

The George Washington University’s Department of Theatre and Dance has an engaging and lively production of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, running through the weekend....

Directing ‘Twelfth Night’ at The George Washington University Tonight Through Sunday...

After working as an actor and director in the DC area for more than 30 years, and after teaching at both Catholic University and...

‘Hurt Village’ at Howard University’s Department of Theatre Arts by Bev...

The tension rises before the lights in this riveting production of Hurt Village by Katori Hall and powerfully directed by Eric Ruffin. Howard University...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘Outside the Wire’ by Pat Davis

Outside the Wire is a compelling and moving portrait of the toll war takes on soldiers and their families. Written by Jimi Stanton, who plays...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘Body Armor’ by Tobias Franzén

Unstrung Harpist’s production of Body Armor by Evan Crump, the company’s producer, is a play born out of the writer’s need to write a...

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