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Review: ‘The Humans’ National Tour at the Kennedy Center

Lights rise on The Humans and there, center stage, is Erik Blake (Richard Thomas), a fish out of water Pennsylvanian Dad in a New...

Review: ‘Wicked’ at the Academy of Music

From its origins in L. Frank Baum’s1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz to its adaptation in MGM’s blockbuster 1939 film The Wizard of...

Review: ‘The Glass Menagerie’ at The Belasco Theatre

This is the play that introduced me to the writings of Tennessee Williams long ago, in 1945! That was the original production at the...

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...

Review: ‘Wicked’ at The Kennedy Center

Green seems to be the everlasting black for the blockbuster Broadway musical Wicked, as its national tour returns to The Kennedy Center’s Opera House...

Review: ‘Blackbird’ at the Belasco Theatre in NYC

Under Joe Mantello's keen direction, Blackbird begins with a bang and ends with a cry in the night. In the 80 minutes that elapse...

Review: ‘The Humans’ at Roundabout Theatre at the Helen Hayes Theatre...

"Suddenly there is God so quickly" is one of those gems in Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, and it flashed into my mind...

Reversed Elf: Joe Brack Directs Matty Griffiths in ‘The Santaland Diaries’...

Since 2008 Matty Griffiths and Joe Brack have taken on David Sedaris' delicious script for The Santaland Diaries four times. Each year they explored the...

‘Wicked’ at Hippodrome Theatre at France-Merrick Performing Arts Center

Have you ever wondered what happened before Dorothy’s arrival in the Land of Oz in the classic 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz? How did...

‘The Santaland Diaries’ by Anne Tsang

When I was first introduced to David Sedaris in college, I was hooked from the first word by his sardonic humor. The Santaland Diaries,...

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