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In the Moment: ‘Crazy for You’ at Signature Theatre

What a giddy, joyful afterimage of mouthwatering kinetic alchemy. Under the confident direction of chemistry-setter Mathew Gardiner, Signature Theatre has produced an irresistible Crazy...

Review: ‘Crazy for You’ at Signature Theatre

I have a perpetual soft spot for Crazy for You, which was the first show I ever saw on Broadway. What with George and...

Review: ‘On Golden Pond’ at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts presents Ernest Thompson's On Golden Pond, directed by Sherri L. Edelen. Joyce Dewitt from ABC's hit comedy Three's...

Magic Time!: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at Signature Theatre

There's an extraordinarily tender and touching moment in Signature Theatre's ebullient Jesus Christ Superstar when Mary Magdalene (Natascia Diaz), after singing her gorgeous ballad...

Review: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar is an impressive beauty of a rock opera. It successfully takes a Biblical phrase such as, “Let...

Review: ‘Midwestern Gothic’ at Signature Theatre

A native Midwesterner myself, I was eager to see Midwestern Gothic, Signature Theatre’s new show that is being touted as Misery meets Fargo, a...

Review: ‘Copenhagen’ at Theater J

Strange to watch a play unfold and wish that it did not feel so chillingly relevant. Or that  the past it depicts never happened....

Review: ‘Freaky Friday’ at Signature Theatre

In its world premiere at Signature Theatre, the musical Freaky Friday is a warm, sweet, accomplished family-friendly confection with a progressive message. It is...

The 9:30 PM ‘Summer Hummer V: Champions’ at Signature Theatre

Last night, Signature Theatre presented their fifth annual Summer Hummer benefit, Summer Hummer V. Champions. Stronger. Harder. Longer. And was it ever. The event’s...

The 7:30 PM ‘Summer Hummer V: Champions’ at Signature Theatre

Theater folks and fans alike reveled in last night’s Summer Hummer V: Champions –  the Washington Theater Community’s annual one-night-only benefit for theatreWashington's ‘Taking...

Review: ‘La Cage aux Folles’ at Signature Theatre

What is a family? Is it all about biology or does it have much more to do with love? Surely, it’s the latter, and...

Signature Theatre Announces its 2016-2017 Season-3 World Premiere Musicals and 2...

 Signature Theatre Announces 2016/17 Season Three World Premiere Musicals: Freaky Friday by Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey, and Bridget Carpenter Silver Belles by Matt Conner, Allyson Currin and Stephen...

Review: ‘Road Show’ at Signature Theatre

First things first. One should not miss a chance to discover, or for some re-discover, a rarely produced Stephen Sondheim work. This is especially true for...

DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2015 #10: Best Performances in a Musical in...

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theatres honors go to:   Best Actor in a...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #8: Best Performances in a Play in...

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their Best of 2015: Best Performances in Plays in Professional Theatres go to:  BEST ACTOR IN...

‘Summer Hummer IV: Foreplay!’ Takes Off Tonight at 7:30 and 9:30...

Summer Hummer IV: Foreplay! the take-it-off burlesque is back at Signature Theatre TONIGHT, August 17th, for two shows to raise funds for theatreWashington's Taking Care...

Theater J Announces its 2015-2016 Season

From Amy Friedman, Director of Marketing & Communications, Theater J: Theater J today announces its 2015-2016 season, a lineup of seven diverse plays ranging from personal,...

Magic Time!: ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ at Arena...

There is no humor in one’s own unhappiness. To be lonely and disappointed in life is not to be amused. To feel empty and...

‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ at Arena Stage at...

You really don’t need to know anything about Chekhov or his work to enjoy Arena Stage’s hilarious production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha...

Here Are The Recipients of This Year’s 2015 Helen Hayes Awards...

 Here are the recipients of the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards  in the order they were announced tonight at The Lincoln Theatre.   THE RECIPIENTS ARE IN...

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