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Review: ‘The Chekhov Dreams’ at Theatre Row

Whether you love the works of Russian playwright Anton Chekhov or hate them, you can’t help but enjoy The Chekhov Dreams, a dark and...

An Interview with John Guare: Previewing the ‘Lydie Breeze Trilogy’ at...

With an illustrious career spanning the past five decades, John Guare has been the recipient of Tony, Obie, and Olivier Awards, a finalist for...

Here are the 2017 Barrymore Awards Nominations

The nominations for the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre for the 2016-17 season have been announced by Theatre Philadelphia. A total of 23 companies were recognized across...

Post-Play Palaver: ‘Three Sisters’ and ‘No Sisters’ at Studio Theatre

Post-Play Palaver is an occasional series of conversations between DCMetroTheaterArts writers who saw the same production—in this case the same two productions, Chekhov’s Three...

Review: ‘No Sisters’ at The Studio Theatre

A shout-out to Studio Theatre co-founder Russell Metheny, who designed the complex on 14th Street, for installing a backstage stairway connecting the dressing rooms...

An Interview with Anna Szapiro and Johnny Smith: Making the Move...

Following a year of critical acclaim in Philadelphia, which culminated in nominations for both for the Barrymore Award for Best Ensemble, the talented young...

Review: ‘The Seagull’ at EgoPo Classic Theater

Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull is one of the most durable of all 19th century plays. But it’s a play that producers, directors, and playwrights...

Review: ‘Stupid Fucking Bird’ at Silver Spring Stage

Stupid Fucking Bird is Aaron Posner’s inspired and irreverent takeoff on Anton Chekhov’s 19th Century play The Seagull. Stupid Fucking Bird follows the plotline...

Review: ‘Stupid Fucking Bird’ at the Arden Theatre in Philadelphia

It was just two and a half years ago that the Arden Theatre presented a version of Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters that used a...

Review: ‘Stupid F#@*ing Bird’ at Port City Playhouse

Port City Playhouse has undertaken the hilarious dark comedy Stupid F#@*ing Bird, by Playwright Aaron Posner. The show is adapted from Anton Chekhov’s The...

Spine: Love, Greed, and Bigotry in The Folger’s ‘District Merchants’

There's no question that Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice is a problem play, fraught with old hates that were once considered justified and old beliefs...

Review: ‘District Merchants’ at Folger Theatre

District Merchants, in its world premiere at Folger Theatre, is a tour de force that explores the complexity of race and identity in Reconstruction-era...

Review: ‘Stupid F**king Bird’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Written by Aaron Posner and “sort of adapted from Anton Chekhov's The Seagull,” Stupid F**king Bird is a highly imaginative and humorous depiction of the...

2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Blind Pug Arts Collective Presents: The Theatre...

This is a rare opportunity to see the avant-garde Theatre of Self-Loathing, bringing the best of Eastern European theatre to the DC audience. Eddie...

Magic Time!: ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ at Arena...

There is no humor in one’s own unhappiness. To be lonely and disappointed in life is not to be amused. To feel empty and...

‘Skylight’ at The Golden Theatre in New York City

For those of you who love live theatre enough to cherish the teamwork of two major acting talents, Skylight by David Hare should motivate...

‘Stupid Fucking Bird’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Stupid Fucking Bird, Aaron Posner's 2013 adaptation of Anton Chekhov's late 19th century The Seagull, returns like the phoenix to Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company with...

The Playwright’s Playground: Playwright Aaron Posner Talks About Inspiration, Adaptations and...

Aaron Posner is a director and playwright whose impact is nationwide, and he is one of the hardest working men in theatre. Posner’s Award-wining...

Meet the Director and Cast of ‘Hamlet’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company:...

In Part Five of our series of interviews with the cast of Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s Hamlet, meet Nafeesa Monroe. Joel: How did you become involved with this production...

Meet the Director and Cast of ‘Hamlet’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company:...

In Part Four of our series of interviews with the cast of Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s Hamlet, meet George Page. Joel:  How did you become involved with this...

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