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Review: ‘4,380 Nights’ at Signature Theatre (Women’s Voices Theater Festival)

4,380 Nights is a raw, emotionally charged political theater production that makes the movie Zero Dark Thirty look timid. That is my trigger warning about...

Review: ‘Whipping, or The Football Hamlet’ at Longacre Lea

What a rush. DC area playwright Kathleen Akerley has aced her way through the hottest of “au courant” identity politics in her newest work,...

Review: ‘Uncle Vanya’ at Quintessence Theatre Group

There’s something seriously wrong with this house. That's what one character says early in Quintessence Theatre Group's new production of Uncle Vanya, and boy, is she...

Review: ‘Fear’ at Longacre Lea

Let's say a wealthy patron approaches an ensemble theatre company with a proposition: "Shakespeare? Why so much Shakespeare? Why so revered? Surely, other playwrights deserve...

Women’s Voices Theater Festival: ‘Night Falls on the Blue Planet’ at...

Kathleen Akerley’s Night Falls on the Blue Planet is a rapturously funny and brainy comedy about a woman named Renee who is losing her...

Here Are The Recipients of This Year’s 2015 Helen Hayes Awards...

 Here are the recipients of the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards  in the order they were announced tonight at The Lincoln Theatre.   THE RECIPIENTS ARE IN...

‘Pol Pot & Associates, LLP’ at Longacre Lea

This is a cunning conundrum of a play. It moves back and forth in time, sudden lighting changes signal shifts from realistic to magical,...

‘Man of La Mancha’ at The Lyric Opera House

To see life as it is and not as it ought to be is the gift of poets, playwrights, and now theatergoers of The...

‘Dirt’ at The Studio Theatre Theatre by David Friscic

Dirt may be the main scenic component of The Studio Theatre's World Premiere production of Dirt now playing at their Studio Lab, but Scenic Designer...

‘The Big Meal’ at The Studio Theatre by Don Mike Mendoza

One of the most important things a family unit can share is a meal around a table together, and The Studio Theatre’s production of...

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