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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...

Magic Time!: ‘Love and Information’ at Forum Theatre

This is a most peculiar play, but in a very good way. It's more about its form than its content. And that's what makes...

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...

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...

Ian Allen’s ‘The Klunch’ Opens its 1st Production: ‘George is Dead’...

CHERRY RED PRODUCTIONS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR IAN ALLEN FOUNDS “THE KLUNCH” A NEW THEATER COLLECTIVE OPENS ITS FIRST PRODUCTION: ELAINE MAY’S GEORGE IS DEAD AT DC ARTS CENTER THURSDAY, DECEMBER...

Ian Allen Founds New Theater Company: ‘The Klunch’ and Announces 1st...

CHERRY RED PRODUCTIONS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR IAN ALLEN FOUNDS “THE KLUNCH” A NEW THEATER COLLECTIVE FIRST PRODUCTION TO BE THE DC PREMIERE OF ELAINE MAY’S GEORGE IS...

The Women’s Voices Theater Festival Launch Party: The Astonishment Begins

The Women’s Voices Theater Festival Launch Party was more than a celebration. It was a defining moment for DC theater. The National Museum of...

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...

The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: ‘#DeathParty’: ‘How We Died of Disease-Related...

The eagerly anticipated Women’s Voices Theatre Festival kicked off with the opening of Longacre Lea’s production of two world-premiere one-acts, which the company collectively...

‘Hope Operas’ Week One at the Comedy Spot

Back in the ‘30s they called ‘em Cliffhangers. They were weekly serials that played before a main feature at the movies. They turned into...

Scene Stealers-Week Ending August 17, 2014

Here are this week's Scene Stealers. Congrats to our honorees! _______ Stacy Crickmer as Lady of the Lake singing 'Diva's Lament' and "Find Your Grail' in Monty...

‘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,...

‘Voodoo Macbeth’ at The American Century Theater by David Friscic

The American Century Theater (TACT), under the Artistic Direction of Jack Marshall, pulls it all together with a stunning and audacious production of "that...

‘Goldfish Thinking’ at Longacre Lea by Kim Moeller

I love everything about Goldfish Thinking. It has a smart and truly funny script, one of the finest ensemble casts I have seen this...

‘The Tooth of Crime’ at WSC Avant Bard by Amanda Gunther

Sam Shepard's lost play The Tooth of Crime comes to WSC Avant Bard. Directed by Kathleen Akerley this play explores a battle of music, style, motor metaphors,...

On the Waterfront at American Century Theater by Eric Denver

American Century Theater (ACT) is currently producing a  powerful production of On the Waterfront - about the shenanigans of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and...

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