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In the Moment: DIAVOLO ‘The Veterans Project: A Long Journey Home’...

“We all move, we all walk, we all run, we all fall, we all can even dance.” said Artistic Director Jacques Heim of DIAVOLO. With...

Review: ‘The Gap’ at Azuka Theatre

The Gap, Emma Goidel’s world premiere play for Azuka Theatre, focuses on Lee, a theater practitioner constructing a performance piece about her older sister,...

Review: ‘Shades’ at Cherry Lane Theatre in NYC

“I tell you, War is Hell.” So declared Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman in his 1879 address to the graduating class of the...

An Interview with the Producers and the Creative Team of ‘IN...

The popular creative team of composer and musician Dan Martin and lyricist and artist Michael Biello, well-known for their many artistic ventures in both...

‘Occupied Territories’ at Theater Alliance

The theater is no a stranger to the wounds of war. Countless plays and performance pieces have opened our hearts and minds to that...

Recap of ‘The GI Film Festival’ – May 18-24, 2015

The GI Film Festival is in its ninth year and has grown so big. It ended yesterday at the huge and swanky Angelika Film Center...

‘If All the Sky Were Paper’ at The Kennedy Center’s Terrace...

Fitting that If All the Sky Were Paper — a dramatization of war correspondence lovingly presented by archivist Andrew Carroll — would unfold at...

‘Passion Play’ at Forum Theatre

During the Roman times, theatre was a savage sport: need a crucifixion, grab a slave. During the Dark Ages, theatre disappeared under the cloak of...

In the Moment: An Interview with WSC Avant Bard’s Tom Prewitt...

On horror's head horrors accumulate. (Othello Act 3, Scene 3) So why did Othello do what he did? Why did he take the life of...

‘References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot’ at Single Carrot Theatre

The great Chinese poet-philosopher Zhūangzi (370-287 BC) wrote: "Now I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am...

‘Spark’ at Theater Alliance

For all who were wondering: there is, in fact, a whole world across the river in Anacostia. In that world sits a lovely little...

‘Making Sparks’: Meet the Managing Director, Cast, and Director of Theater...

Spark by Caridad Svich opens this weekend at the Anacostia Playhouse and runs through September 28, 2014. This gritty, powerful drama tells the story...

Magic Time! ‘Grounded’ at The Studio Theatre

Sometimes an extraordinary piece of theater plays like a synecdoche on steroids. It serves as a small part that represents a vast whole with...

‘Grounded’ at The Studio Theatre

America's air war--first there was the B-17 Flying Fortress, then the B-52 Stratofortress, then the F-16 Fighting Falcon, then the Cruise Missile, then Precision...

GI Film Festival Presents: ‘Salute to Hollywood Patriots’

Last night The GI Film Festival showed two film block segments at the Old Town Theater in Alexandria, Virginia.  The features were: When Hollywood...

World Stages: International Theater Festival – The Five Star Weekend Wrap...

The World Stages: International Theater Festival took center stage at The Kennedy Center, March 10-30, 2014 bringing together some of today’s most exciting theatrical...

‘Hurt Village’ at Howard University’s Department of Theatre Arts by Bev...

The tension rises before the lights in this riveting production of Hurt Village by Katori Hall and powerfully directed by Eric Ruffin. Howard University...

‘Time Stands Still’ at McLean Community Players by Terry Byrne

As a working journalist who had spent the day sorting through graphic photos of a terror attack on shoppers in Kenya, I was in...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘BenchMARKS’ by Marlene Hall

BenchMARKS produced by Project E/C, written by Melanie Fiona Bevell-Jackson, and directed by Colleen Theresa Brown "is dialogue and flashback vignettes that provide a...

Capital Fringe Show Review: ‘What It’s Like? One Veteran’s Tale of...

The story is powerful…one marine’s experience in the Persian Gulf and his challenges with addiction, survival, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in his return...

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