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Review: ‘Doctor Faustus’ at Brave Spirits Theatre

Full disclosure: If your only exposure to the classics was Shakespeare in high school, then be ready to get out there and see what...

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: ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at Faction of Fools

Audiences can usually expect something distinct, and full of chutzpah, from the folk at DC’s scrappy Faction of Fools theater troupe with its Comedia...

An Interview with ‘Collaborators’ Playwright John Hodge by Roberta Alves

Playwright John Hodge fills us in on his play Collaborators which has just extended through March 13th at Spooky Action Theater. How did a film script...

Review: ‘Collaborators’ at Spooky Action Theater

In these days of a re-igniting Cold War between Russia and the United States, those old grainy black-and-white films of a long thought dead...

Meet The Cast of Spooky Action Theater’s ‘Collaborators’: Part 1: Paul...

In Part 1 of our series with the cast of Spooky Action's Collaborators, meet Paul Resiman. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may...

‘Pinocchio!’ at Faction of Fools

Italian writer Carlo Collodi’s beloved tale of Pinocchio! has been performed countless times over the past 132 years. Now, Faction of Fools Theatre Company has taken...

UPDATED 6/1/15: Magic Time!: ‘I’m an Improviser by Trade’: A Q&A...

Updated 6/1/5: Before seeing Faction of Fools' Commedia dell’arte interpretation of Thornton Wilder's Our Town in full production (I'd previously seen it in a workshop), I was...

‘Our Town’ at Faction of Fools

Faction of Fools does it again with an innovative production of Thornton Wilder’s revolutionary and Pulitzer Prize-winning play Our Town, which originally debuted in...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘The Duchess of Malfi’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Setting aside certain things about this performance is difficult. They are greedy, selfish, and cruel. Greedy for deciding they should...

Tomorrow Sunday, April 13th at 7 PM: Faction of Fools Theatre...

Tomorrow, Sunday, April 13th at 7 pm, Faction of Fools Theatre Company presents the 5th Annual "Fool for All": Tales of Heroes and Gyros.  The Fool...

‘Pinocchio!’ A Co-Production of Faction of Fools and NextStop Theatre Company

NextStop Theatre Company joins up with the Faction of Fools Theatre Company to present a retelling of the childhood classic, Pinocchio! based on the...

‘A Commedia Christmas Carol’ at Faction of Fools Theatre Company by...

In anticipation that A Commedia Christmas Carol is here to stay, I am giving it the most Washington of all things: an acronym (ACCC). ACCC...

Ranting With Cyle: ‘Collaboration’ by Cyle Durkee

F%#k you! (Not you, sorry! {I should probably have explained that statement a bit first]) The reason I said that is that it’s not...

Magic Time: ‘ We Happy Few Productions’ ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at...

Cross-gender casting of the classics can be sometimes a silly stunt, sometimes an earnest bemusement, and sometimes—as in Romeo and Juliet as staged for...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘Romeo and Juliet’ by Carolyn Kelemen

‘A Romeo to die for’ Be still my heart!  On a sultry summer night, just like Juliet (a feisty Raven Bonniwell), this writer fell in love with...

2013 Capital Fringe Show Preview: ‘Romeo and Juliet’ by Kiersten Dittrich

This year, We Happy Few Productions tackles the perennially-staged ROMEO AND JULIET by William Shakespeare at the Capital Fringe Festival. In 2013, which seems...

Meet the 2013 Helen Hayes Awards Nominees: Matthew R. Wilson by...

Cate Brewer speaks with Matthew R. Wilson, who is nominated for The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical for Faction of Fools...

‘A Commedia Romeo and Juliet’ at Faction of Fools at The...

I always suffer a little committing to a classical show - especially Shakespeare. When they’re bad, it’s torture. When they're  good, it’s always still...

‘A Commedia Christmas Carol’ by Jessica Vaughan

Faction of Fools Theatre Company combines Charles Dickens and Commedia Dell’Arte this Christmas for an inspired production of A Commedia Christmas Carol. The larger...

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