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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #9: Best Performances and Ensembles in Plays in Professional Theaters in DC/MD/VA

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 Theater Company of DC. Lizzi Albert as Anne Boleyn in Anne of the Thousand Days at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company. Megan Anderson as Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire at Everyman Theatre. Megan Anderson […]

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Review: ‘The Critic’ & ‘The Real Inspector Hound’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

The theatre critic might well be the focus of the satiric lampoon, now on stage at Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Lansburgh Theatre, but it is the entire Theatrical Industry that gets speared. Witty and cerebral, The Critic and The Real Inspector Hound takes aim at theatre’s culture of frivolity, its cult of personality, its celebrity pandering, […]

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Dion Graham, Susan Rome, John Ahlin, and Charise Castro Smith in CENTERSTAGE's production of 'An Enemy of the People.' Photo by Richard Anderson.

‘An Enemy of the People’ at CENTERSTAGE by Amanda Gunther

Without power what good is the truth? To celebrate the opening of its 50th Anniversary Season, CENTERSTAGE presents Arthur Miller’s adaptation of Ibsen’s classic An Enemy of the People. Directed by Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah, this particularly adaptation acts as a lens through which we examine the contemporary media landscape in regards to topical political problems in […]

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