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Magic Time! ‘Trans Lives and Theater as Change Agent: A Q&A with Dane Figueroa Edidi and Natsu Onoda Power’

Theater in DC has begun only recently to tell stories that attempt to be faithful to trans experience. Despite progress on local stages toward accurate portrayals of the lives of other populations marginalized on account of “difference”—those who are women, black, Latinx, Asian, queer, Deaf, or disabled, for instance—the lives of transfolk have been conspicuously […]

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Joel David Santner and Kimberly Gilbert in Taffety Punk Theatre Company's
'The Rape of Lucrece.' Photo byTeresa Wood.

‘The Rape of Lucrece’: A Concert Reading by Taffety Punk Theatre Company by Jennifer Perry

Taffety Punk Theatre Company, one of the most innovative small troupes in Washington, DC, has taken on William Shakespeare again with its concert reading of the narrative poem, The Rape of Lucrece. Originally penned in 1594, this evocative image-filled and historically-inspired poem chronicles powerful Tarquin’s rape of the beautiful Lucrece, a woman he views as […]

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5 Ticket Discounts for Today and Tomorrow 9/29 and 9/30

Constellation Theatre Company is offering $10 tickets for TAKING STEPS by Alan Ayckbourn Monday, October 1 at 8 pm at SOURCE 1835 14th St. NW  Use Code: ARTIST Join a vibrant mix of creative professionals for a great night of theatre at our Industry Night! Buy your tickets online. or 1-800-494-8497 or at the door. Tickets may be purchased at the box office at […]

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Dane Figueroa Edid (Cordelia). Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

‘SHAPE’ at force/collison by Joel Markowitz

In its World Premiere, Erik Ehn’s SHAPE is given a powerful, heartbreaking, funny, moving, invigorating, emotional, and visually gorgeous production by force/collison. With a powerhouse of a cast – SHAPE is a theatrical experience you won’t forget! Erik Ehn contacted Director John Moletress while visiting DC and asked him to read SHAPE. John was so impressed that he knew […]

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‘Taking SHAPE’ Part 2: Frank Britton and Dane Figueroa Edidi on Billy and Cordelia McClain by Dane Edidi

In Part Two of Taking SHAPE actors Frank Britton and Dane Figueroa Edidi introduce us to their characters Billy and Cordelia McClain. From Frank Britton (Billy McClain): When my journey with SHAPE began, I was truly surprised at my lack of knowledge of Billy and Cordelia McClain, and of the Tulsa Race Riots. Given that not too much is […]

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Julie Roundtree and John Tweel. Photo by Dennis Deloria.

‘J.B.’ at The American Century Theater by Francine Schwartz

The American Century Theater’s (TACT) entertaining and colorful production of the 1958 Pulitzer Prize-winning and 1959 Tony Award-winning Best Play J.B. by Archibald MacLeish is ‘way over the Big Top!’ What a fine way to begin TACT’s 2012-2013 season! More than fifty years-old, this meaningful play is still relevant. Today, we have different wars, different natural […]

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