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Review: ‘Beautiful – The Carole King Musical’ at the National Theatre

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is a delightful, heavenly-sounding, Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical about Carole King, who “wrote the soundtrack to a generation.”...
Nick Bailey and Desi Oakley. Photo by Joan Marcus.

Review: ‘Waitress’ at The National Theatre

Waitress at the National Theatre is sweet as “Sugar.” The word resonates during scene shifts, as an immensely talented piemaker, Jenna (Desi Oakley), lists...

Who’s in Town? Adam Pascal Brings Rock Star Shakespeare to ‘Something...

Adam Pascal is no stranger to iconic roles, having originated roles in Rent and Aida on Broadway, and stepped the role of the Emcee...

Review: ‘Mamma Mia!’ at Hippodrome Theatre

Countering the brisk winter temperatures outside, Tony-nominated Broadway jukebox musical sensation Mamma Mia! unleashed flash bolts of pulsating heat with bold bright lights, zesty...

Review: ‘Mamma Mia!’ The Farewell Tour at the Merriam Theatre

With shows like Green Day’s American Idiot and Carole King’s Beautiful, musicals based off of pop hits have become more popular in recent years....

Roz White and Teresa Castracane on Appearing in ‘Black Pearl Sings!’...

Roz White and Teresa Castracane star in Black Pearl Sings! at MetroStage playing two extraordinary strong women from very different backgrounds. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #4: Best Plays in Professional Theaters

Here are the DCMetroTheaterArts Staff's honorees for Best Plays in Professional Theaters in 2015: A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas at Olney Theatre Center. A...

Blake Hammond on Playing Sebastian in ‘Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella’ at...

Blake Hammond is playing Sebastian in the Tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella which is about to open at The National Theatre. Joel: Hi Blake....

‘Dame Edna’s Glorious Goodbye – The Farewell Tour’ at The National...

Capping a spectacular career spanning nearly 60 years of bravura showmanship, legendary 81-year-old Australian comedian, actor, satirist, artist and author Barry Humphries performed as his...

A Chat with Pippin’s Leading Player-Sasha Allen

Two nights before we chatted, Sasha Allen was burning up The National Theatre Stage and doing some fancy moves on a high-hanging trapeze while...

‘Pippin’ at The National Theatre

Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Revival, Pippin captivatingly combines the jaw-dropping effects and breathtaking acrobatics of Les doigts de la...

SPINE: Theatre, Culture, and History in the Belly of the Beast:...

I recently experienced Motti Lerner's The Admission, Theatre J's production remounted by Busboys & Poets at Studio Theatre (my review is here). The controversy...

SPINE: Theatre, Culture, and History in the Belly of the Beast:...

With today's article, we welcome Robert Michael Oliver as he inaugurates his new column SPINE: Theatre, Culture, and History in the Belly of the Beast on...

theatreWeek 2014 Begins Today and Here’s The Ticket Discounts Being Offered

theatreWeek 2014 begins today. Here is information and a list of discounts that are available during and after theatreWeek. from theatreWashington. PERFORMANCES & EVENTS PRIOR...

‘Mark Twain Tonight!’ at The National Theatre

Let's be honest-this performance is legendary and Hal Holbrook's performance as Twain is one for the ages! What an honor it was to be...

‘If/Then’ at The Richard Rodgers Theatre

If/Then, the musical with the biggest heart you can imagine, is now back home in the Big Apple, and just like its main character,...

‘Mamma Mia!’ at The National Theatre

The music of ABBA never fails to get toes tapping and listeners dancing. Last night at The National Theater was no different. Mamma Mia! is...

‘American Idiot’ at The National Theatre by John Stoltenberg

Among the exhilarating pleasures of seeing American Idiot now on tour at the National Theatre is experiencing this angsty, amped-up ode to antiestablishment disaffection performed full...

The Playwright’s Playground: Part 2 – ‘Process, Autobiography, and Responsibility: An...

Female theatre artists make up more than 50 percent of those involved in the theatre, yet the number of female playwrights being produced is...

‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess’ at National Theatre by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

There are many ways of presenting blackness on stage and defining blackness, and the theater remains a venue in which to challenge, question, and...

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