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Fringe Encore Series 2017 Review: ‘Kafka and Son’ at SoHo Playhouse

In November 1919, the 36-year-old Modernist writer Franz Kafka wrote a searing 45-page letter to his domineering father Hermann, dissecting his tyrannical attitude and...

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Statements After an Arrest Under the...

For the great South African playwright Athol Fugard, the personal is political. And nowhere is that more true than in Statements After an Arrest...

From Bethlehem to Philadelphia: An Interview with Rami Khader, Director of...

Director Rami Khader, along with a group of talented and committed artists, both male and female and of differing ages and backgrounds, founded Diyar...

Spine: ‘A Human Being Died That Night’ at Mosaic Theater Company

About midway through Mosaic Theater's A Human Being Died That Night, Eugene de Kock, serving two life sentences for murder and assassination, turns to his interviewer,...

Review: ‘A Human Being Died That Night’ at Mosaic Theater Company...

There are moments in this gripping, challenging, and deeply thought-provoking drama when the smallest of gestures by the two actors say what the play...

Review: ‘Blood Knot’ at Mosaic Theater Company of DC

 South African playwright Athol Fugard’s early masterpiece, Blood Knot, has finally returned to DC. And, judging by the roaring ovation on opening night, those...

The League of Professional Theatre Women’s 2017 Awards Celebration and Big...

Founded in 1981, the mission of the League of Professional Theatre Women, a non-profit advocacy organization headquartered in New York City, is to promote...

“A Shiver Goes Down My Spine”: An Interview with Playwright Andrea...

“I’m trying to find everyone. Everyone of my generation.” “We are all screaming across time . . . we feel comfortable here.” Summary: In 1936, Dr....

Review: ‘A Lesson from Aloes’ at Quotidian Theatre Company

Globally, it’s 1963 in South Africa, in the midst of the Apartheid, and also the same year as the Rivonia Trial. This is the...

Review #2: ‘Sarafina!’ at Howard University

“Freedom is coming tomorrow!” exclaims the students of Howard University’s Department of Theatre Arts in Sarafina! a musical written by Mbongeni Ngema and directed by...

Magic Time! A Conversation with Manu Kumasi About ‘Lost in the...

“The situation in 1940s apartheid South Africa is very similar to what was seen in 1940’s America, 1960’s America, 1980’s America, and even what...

The Long View: ‘Wrestling Jerusalem’ at Mosaic Theater Company of DC

Wrestling Jerusalem is a luminous revelation on the sacred and the profane and the clash between the two. It illuminates the struggle between sacred dreams and...

‘The Island’ at MetroStage

There are so many way to demand justice. In 1973 South Africans Athol Fugard, John Kani, and Winston Ntshona found their voices to take on...

‘Africa Umoja’ at the National Theatre

The energy of Africa Umoja virtually leapt off the stage. At times, the performer’s enthusiasm was nearly matched by the shout-outs, ululations, whistling, foot...

‘Venus and Adonis (U-Venas No Adonisi)’ by the Isango Ensemble’ at...

Playing in repertory with Mozart's The Magic Flute - Impempe Yomlingo at Shakespeare Theatre Company is the season opener of their STC: Presentation Series...

‘The Magic Flute – Impempe Yomlingo’ by the Isango Ensemble at...

The South African Isango Ensemble makes a joyful noise with soaring, full of life signature flair performing catchy rhythms, and singing beautiful melodies fusing...

MetroStage’s 2014-15 Season Announced: ‘Celebrating 30 Years at MetroStage’

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce MetroStage’s 2014-15 season which will reprise some of the favorites from years past and welcome back...

World Stages: International Theater Festival ‘Solomon and Marion’ at The Kennedy...

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

World Stages: International Theatre Festival- ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at The...

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

World Stages: International Theatre Festival -‘The Suit’ at The Kennedy Center

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

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