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Love and Friendship IRL: A Q&A With Brandon McCoy and Brianna...

I went to see Other Life Forms, the new comedy at Keegan Theatre, not expecting to write about it. But the play changed my mind....

Review: ‘The Love of the Nightingale’ at The Catholic University of...

A play from the 1980s about revenge for a rape, based on an ancient story from Greek mythology, comes alive in a student production...

Magic Time!: ‘The How and the Why’ at Theater J

The very title poses a puzzle. How what? Why what? Yet the definite articles assert certitude. The what. The how. Turns out in this...

Review: ‘The How and the Why’ at Theater J

The How and the Why - Sarah Treem’s celebrated play about science, feminism and generational rivalry - has just made its long-awaited DC debut...

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...

Review: ‘Broadway Bound’ at 1st Stage

As self-conscious plays go, Neil Simon’s Broadway Bound is both a self-fulfilling prophesy and a cross-examination of the creative process. The play, which was nominated for a...

Updated July 12, 2016: On Parenting and a Play: Director Shirley...

I have admired Shirley Serotsky’s work as a director on such shows as Yentl, the Yeshiva Boy at Theater J in 2014 and Rapture,...

Magic Time! ‘Another Way Home’ at Theater J

You know you’ve just seen a play that hits a nerve about the distress of parents who have a troublesome, troubled son (whom they...

Review: ‘Another Way Home’ at Theater J

Is it a coincidence that Another Way Home—which opened at Theater J on Monday night—just happens to coincide with the start of sleepaway camp...

On Parenting and a Play: Director Shirley Serotsky Talks About ‘Another...

I have admired Shirley Serotsky’s work as a director on such shows as Yentl, the Yeshiva Boy at Theater J in 2014 and Rapture,...

Review: ‘Cosi Fan Tutte Goes Hollywood’ at The In Series

The confusion all begins with the title. Cosi Fan Tutte -- It is of course the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart comic opera, or "opera buff," that is today considered part of the gold standard of the...

Theater J Announces its 2016-2017 Season: 1st Chosen by Theater J’s...

Theater J, the nation’s largest and most prominent Jewish theater, announces its 2016-2017 season, the first season chosen by new Theater J Artistic Director...

‘Stars of David: Story to Song’ at Theater J

Stars of David: Story to Song—a rapturously beautiful concert musical now in a limited engagement at Theater J—is a unique blend of thrilling singing...

A Report from Page-to-Stage: Theater J’s ‘Falling Out of Time’ and...

Theater J offered a first look at its adaptation of Falling Out of Time, David Grossman’s powerful saga of parental loss, at this year’s...

‘The Call’ at Theater J

Tanya Barfield’s play The Call seeks to give dramatic expression to the stark chasm between first world problems and third world problems. In so...

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! A Hard Look at the Theme of Pornography...

I knew I would be bummed if I missed the Round House Theatre production of Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn. Everything I read told...

‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’ at Round House Theatre

Consistent with its mission to “captivate audiences with stories that inspire compassion, evoke emotions, and demand conversation,” Round House Theatre welcomed back DC native,...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #18: Best Directors of a Play in...

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Directors of Plays in Professional Theatres go to: Chris Abraham for Winners and Losers...

Magic Time! A Conversation With ‘Yentl’ Playwright Leah Napolin

Leah Napolin’s Yentl would have to be on any short list of best plays about religion and gender—and the production now at Theater J...

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