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Review: The Rude Mechanicals Production of ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at...

The Rude Mechanicals production of The Merchant of Venice, now playing at the Greenbelt Arts Center, is an engrossing exploration of Shakespeare’s most controversial characters...

Interview: Playwright Andrew Watring on ‘Shakespeare is a White Supremacist,’ Opening...

Andrew Watring, a Junior at American University, has penned Shakespeare is a White Supremacist – a new play that analyzes race in the context...

Review: ‘Hamlet’ at American University Rude Mechanicals

There are some who argue that the works of William Shakespeare should never be altered, but instead be treated as sacred texts, performed just...

Meet the Cast of ‘H.M.S. Pinafore’ at 2nd Star Productions: Part...

In part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of 2nd Star Productions’ H.M.S. Pinafore, meet Brian Binney Joel: Where have local theatergoers...

Review: ‘Henry V’ at The Rude Mechanicals

With Henry V, actor Rebecca Speas marks her directorial debut with an energetic, well-choreographed production featuring an outstanding cast. After bringing their critically acclaimed production...

Review: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Sally Boyett and Donald Hicken, is the perfect combination of play and space....

2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Reflecting Antigone’

On my way to see Reflecting Antigone performed by The Rude Mechanicals, I got stuck in a traffic jam caused by a Black Lives Matter...

Review: ‘Henry IV Parts I & II’ at The Rude Mechanicals

Over 17 years, The Rude Mechanicals, a local theater company specializing in classic works, has made its way through nearly all of Shakespeare’s enduring...

Review: ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ at The Rude Mechanicals

This Rude Mechanicals’ production of one of Shakespeare’s 'problem' plays - All's Well That Ends Well - is an example of the fact that if...

Meet the Playwright, Director, and Cast of ‘Tying the Knot’ Part...

In Part 3 of a series of interviews with The Playwright, Director, and cast of  Tying the Knot’at the Baltimore Playwright’s Festival, playing at...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Ensembles in DC Area Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Ensemble honors go to: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Castaways Repertory Theatre A Soldier’s Play...

‘Julius Caesar’ at The Rude Mechanicals

Julius Caesar seems to be always with us. High school Latin still features Caesar’s Commentaries. Once there was a Russian Tsar. Now there is...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Design of 2014 in DC Metro...

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is pleased to honor the following designers for their work in 2014: CHOREOGRAPHY Michael J. Bobbitt for Carrie the Musical at The Studio...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Directors of a Play in Community...

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Directors in a Play in Community Theatres go to: Adam R. Adkins for God...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Play in Community...

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Performances in a Play in Community Theatres go to: Best Actor in a...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Plays in Community Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Plays in Community Theatres honors go to: A Few Good Men at The Colonial...

‘Masquerade’ at Wolf Pack Theatre Company

When I was watching Wolf Pack Theatre Company's intense Masquerade last night, written and directed by William D. Leary, I shook my head several times and...

Meet the Cast of Wolf Pack Theatre Company’s ‘Masquerade’ Part 6:...

In Part Six of a series of interviews with the cast of Wolf Pack Theatre Company’s production of Masquerade, meet Carol V. Calhoun (Emma).  Joel: Where have theatregoers...

‘The Eccentricities of a Nightingale’ at The Rude Mechanicals

Even the most knowledgeable theatre fan would be forgiven for not being familiar with Tennessee Williams’ lesser-known play The Eccentricities of a Nightingale. Unlike...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘Pericles vs. Wilkins’ by Jessica Vaughan

Pericles is not performed very often and local company The Rude Mechanicals from Laurel, MD offers a reason why in this shortened, but, they insist,...

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