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Review: ‘Gloria’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Director Kip Fagan opens this production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Gloria with a clever conceit: Miles (Justin Weaks), an office intern, is at his desk,...

Review: ‘Curve of Departure’ at Studio Theatre

Rachel Bonds’ new play, Curve of Departure, now playing at Studio Theatre, is that rarity among modern plays: it's traditional storytelling at its most engaging. Enter...

Magic Time!: “My Job Is to Crack Open My Soul”: A...

Justin Weaks was recently named by the Washington Post one of DMV’s 12 “stage dynamos,” one of “the best of an emerging cadre of younger regional talent.” He...

Magic Time!: Refinding the Soul of ‘Word Becomes Flesh’ at Theater...

Winner of five Helen Hayes Awards last season, Theater Alliance's production of Word Becomes Flesh is now playing at Anacostia Playhouse in an encore...

Theater Alliance Launches Word Becomes Action Festival

By Natalie Graves Tucker The theater that brought you the Helen Hayes Award–winning show Word Becomes Flesh last year is walking the talk and following up...

Review: ‘Word Becomes Flesh’ at Theater Alliance at Anacostia Playhouse

The Word, in spiritual parlance, is the creative power of God made audible and visible through His Son. It is the energy of the...

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,...

Theater Alliance Announces Its 2017-2018 Theater Season, Including Return of ‘Word...

Theater Alliance announces its 15th Season with an impressive lineup, including the return of its Helen Hayes Award–winning production Word Becomes Flesh, presented with two regional...

Magic Time!: ‘Still Life with Rocket’ at Theater Alliance as Voyage...

Still Life With Rocket is greater than the sum of its arts. The diverse forms of installation, choreography, and character-driven drama come together in...

Review: ‘Still Life with Rocket’ at Theater Alliance

A few facts are laid at your feet as you move through a couple of simple rooms. Black and white video on old portable...

Report #2: “The 33rd Annual Helen Hayes Awards” at the Lincoln...

The 33rd Annual Helen Hayes Awards, held at Washington’s Lincoln Theatre, was a fabulous celebration of the D.C. area’s wonderfully talented theater community. Hosts...

Review: ‘The Jungle Book’ at Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage presents The Jungle Book, based on the classic story by Rudyard Kipling and adapted for the stage by Greg Banks. Janet Stanford...

Review: ‘Bud, Not Buddy’ at The Kennedy Center

Last night, The Kennedy Center presented an inspiring world premiere commission of Bud, Not Buddy. Kirsten Greenidge created the fast-paced and touchingly funny script, based...

Review #2: ‘Charm’ at Mosaic Theater Company of DC

Just opened at Mosaic Theater Company in a thrilling and vibrant production directed by Natsu Onoda Power is a play that puts on stage...

Spine: ‘Charm’ at the Mosaic Theater Company of DC

Philip Dawkins' Charm takes on a high order: it wants to charm you. And to do that its lead character, Mama, has to be more...

Review: ‘Charm’ at Mosaic Theater Company of DC

If you think teaching manners to a group of outcast runaways sounds like a joke—ridiculous at best, and irrelevant or possibly dangerous at worst—then...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #9: Best Performances and Ensembles in Plays...

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...

Magic Time! “It’s Our Most Jewish Play This Season”: A Q&A...

For the second show in his first season as artistic director of Theater J, the nation’s largest and most prominent Jewish theater,  Adam Immerwahr...

Review: ‘Lobby Hero’ at 1st Stage

The imposing lobby of a tony Manhattan apartment building—all sleek gray marble, glass, and stainless steel—commands the spacious 1st Stage stage. Sound Designer Neil...

Review: ‘Word Becomes Flesh’ & ‘for colored girls who have considered...

There is a critical conversation going on in Anacostia right now that may be one of the most  urgent and honest exchanges between black...

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