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Review: ‘.d0t:: a RotoPlastic Ballet’ at Pointless Theatre Company

When you hear the phrase “futuristic dystopia where the human race has almost died out, leaving a single human and a civilization of robots,”...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #14: Best Design in Professional and Community...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #14: Best Design in Professional and Community Theaters in DC/VA/MD Are: John Alexander for his lighting for Blackberry Winter at Forum Theatre. John Alexander...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #12: Best Direction of Plays in Professional...

Here are the DCMetroTheaterArts Staff's honorees for Best Direction of Plays in Professional Theaters in 2016. Congrats to all our honorees! THE BEST DIRECTION OF...

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: ‘Hugo Ball: a Dada puppet AdveNTuRe!!/?1!!?? at Pointless Theatre Company

The whooshing, passionate ride that is Hugo Ball: a Dada puppet AdveNTuRe!!/?1!!?? – an original piece by DC's perennial enfant terrible, Pointless Theatre Company...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #4: Best Plays in Professional Theaters

Here are the DCMetroTheaterArts Staff's honorees for Best Plays in Professional Theaters in 2015: A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas at Olney Theatre Center. A...

‘A Very Pointless Holiday Spectacular’ at Pointless Theatre Company

I don't usually go in for all of that holiday crap. If you ask me, ’tis the season for saccharine platitudes and interminable carols...

‘A Very Pointless Holiday Spectacular’ at Pointless Theatre Company

Are you tired of Christmas shows that urge you to give turkeys to the poor, or lumps of coal to bad children, or sweets...

‘Sleeping Beauty: A Puppet Ballet’ at Pointless Theatre Co. at Mead...

Have you ever thought that the ballet needed more puppets? Or is it just me? For those of us troubled by this glaring oversight,...

Pointless Theatre Company To Be Awarded The John Aniello Award at...

There was some wonderful news yesterday from theatreWashington that the 2014 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company will be presented to Pointless...

‘Cab Calloway’s Minnie the Moocher’ at Pointless Theatre Co. at Mead...

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be trapped in a old cartoon? One of those aggressively manic black-and-white pieces where...

‘Canterbury’ at Pointless Theatre by Pat Davis

It is not exactly Chaucer’s England. Here there are moat bears. There is chocolate, too, along with women who want inordinate quantities of it....

Part 3: ‘On the Road From Canterbury to Pointless Theatre’ by...

Found Object Puppetry Puppetry is one of the world’s oldest performance styles. It is an art that spans millennia, continents, cultures, and mediums. Whether it...

Part 2: ‘On the Road From Canterbury to Pointless Theatre’ by...

I’ve never been on a blind date, but I imagine it comes with a whole set of crazy emotions, ranging from excitement, to curiosity,...

Part 1: ‘On the Road From Canterbury to Pointless Theatre’ by...

I’m thrilled to be kicking off this series of articles about our upcoming show Canterbury for DC Metro Theater Arts by talking about the...

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