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Review: ‘The Caucasian Chalk Circle’ at Constellation Theatre Company

With admirable nerve and imagination, Constellation Theatre Company has mounted an endlessly inventive production of a work by a playwright who dares us to...

In the Moment: ‘Power and Lunch’ at Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival

In the DMV area, there are plenty in the political and social elite who can be found clicking away on their social media working...

Review: ‘Foolish Fairytales’ at Faction of Fools Theatre Company

If you have yet to experience a Faction of Fools Theatre Company production, then you are missing out on something truly brilliant and one-of-a-kind....

Review: ‘Clover’ at Ally Theatre Company

But suicides have a special language. Like carpenters, they want to know which tools; They never ask why build. -- Anne Sexton, "Wanting to Die" Laura Rocklyn and Ty Hallmark's...

Review: ‘The Tempest’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Shakespeare in the park is a long-held American tradition. From venues in places such as New York City’s Central Park and Washington, DC’s Carter...

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Refreshing Charles Dickens’ beloved family holiday classic with a Baltimore-centric twist, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) spices up A Christmas Carol with local cultural history,...

Review: ‘Eurydice’ at NextStop Theatre Company

The hypnotic new production of Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice at NextStop Theatre Company is more like a painting or a poem than a movie or...

Review: ‘Rock the Line’ at Venus Theatre Company

In the program note for Rock the Line, Playwright Kathleen Warnock describes her new play as, “Kind of like Waiting for Godot, if Godot...

2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Timon 2016’

If Shakespeare is your bag, Timon 2016 will be just what you are looking for, but with a modern air. Directed and adapted by...

Review: ‘Macbeth’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Macbeth: A Bloody Good Show In his time, Macbeth was a successful, lauded warrior. He owned a castle and had an attractive wife whose ravenous...

Review: ‘Middletown’ at NextStop Theatre Company

Middletown, written by Will Eno, is a play with heft. It is not an easy play that you can relax and let wash over...

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...

The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: ‘#DeathParty’: ‘How We Died of Disease-Related...

The eagerly anticipated Women’s Voices Theatre Festival kicked off with the opening of Longacre Lea’s production of two world-premiere one-acts, which the company collectively...

’The Word and the Wasteland’ at The Source Festival (Review)

A “seemingly guilty mass-murdering white supremacist terrorist” is the phrase dramaturg Alan Katz uses to describe the character at the heart of “The Word...

Magic Time! ’The Word and the Wasteland’ at The Source Festival

At the center of this taut, trenchant play by Timothy Guillot is a fascinatingly enigmatic character named Benjamin Harding. He has very few lines....

‘Love, Loss, and What I Wore’ at NextStop Theatre Company

This confection of a girl's-night-out show deserves seven stars, one for each of the six actresses, who depict 29 characters in 28 vignettes about...

Magic Time: ‘Toast’ at dog & ponydc

I last partook of this tasty audience-integration treat from dog&pony dc last December when I saw Toast as a workshop production in the Kogod...

‘Toast’ at dog & pony dc

After a two-year incubation period, local company dog & pony dc brings their new devised theater piece Toast to the stage. It is billed...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Goddess Diaries’ by Kim Moeller

Whether it’s real life narratives or mythological tales, common themes found in women’s stories include self-identity, motherhood, transformation, abuse, aging, and love. The entertaining...

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