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Review: ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ at Exclamation Theater

The Taming of the Shrew is one of Shakespeare’s most controversial plays, one that has spurred argument and discord for over 400 years. Is...

Review: ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

I had so much fun last night at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s (CSC) The Taming of the Shrew. There’s no telling what you will get...

Review: ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ at Synetic Theater

Synetic’s The Taming of the Shrew is disarming, decadent, and a great visual rush. It is also great, dialogue-free storytelling with its own edge...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #11: Best Performances and Ensembles in Plays...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #11: Best Performances and Ensembles in Plays and Musicals in Philadelphia, New York, Delaware, and New Jersey  Are: Caroline Aaron as...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #6: Best Plays in Professional Theaters in...

Here are the DCMetroTheaterArts Staff's honorees for Best Plays in Professional Theaters in 2016 in Philadelphia, NYC, New Jersey, and Delaware. Congrats to all...

Meet the Cast of ‘The Second Shepherds’ Play’ at Folger Theatre:...

In Part 3 of a series of interviews with the cast of Folger Theatre’s The Second Shepherds’ Play, meet Matthew R. Wilson. Sophia: Please introduce...

Meet the Cast of ‘The Second Shepherds’ Play’ at Folger Theatre:...

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of Folger Theatre's The Second Shepherds’ Play, meet Megan Graves. Sophia: Please introduce yourself...

Meet the Cast of ‘The Second Shepherds’ Play’ at Folger Theatre...

In part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of Folger Theatre's The Second Shepherds' Play, meet Ryan Sellers. Sophia: Please introduce yourself to...

Meet the Cast of Avant Bard’s ‘TAME.’ Part 5: Karen Lange

In part five of a series of interviews with the cast of Avant Bard’s production of TAME., meet Karen Lange. Joel: Where have local audiences...

Dangereuse: She Will Rock You: ‘TAME.’ at WSC Avant Bard

One of Shakespeare’s greatest gifts is the inspiration he offers to other artists. In the case of Tame., playwright Jonelle Walker has captured the...

Meet the Cast of Avant Bard’s ‘TAME.’ Part 4: Madeline Burrows

In Part 4 of a series of interviews with the cast of Avant Bard’s production of TAME., meet Madeline Burrows. Joel: Where have local audiences...

Review: ‘Tame.’ at Avant Bard

Audiences of all generations and emerging Millennial-aged playwrights should rejoice at Avant Bard's production of DC playwright Jonelle Walker’s TAME. Avant Bard took a...

Meet the Cast of Avant Bard’s ‘TAME.’ Part 3: Jill Tighe

In Part 3 of a series of interviews with the cast of Avant Bard’s production of TAME., meet Jill Tighe. Joel: Where have local audiences...

Meet the Cast of Avant Bard’s ‘TAME.’ Part 2: Brendan Edward...

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of Avant Bard’s production of TAME., meet Brendan Edward Kennedy. Joel: Where have local...

Meet the Cast of Avant Bard’s ‘TAME.’ Part 1: John Stange

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of Avant Bard’s production of TAME., meet John Stange. Joel: Where have local audiences...

Why ‘TAME.’ Enraged Me—And Why We Need Its New Shrew by...

The first time I read through TAME., I had to walk away from my computer. TAME. had been described to me not as a reinterpretation...

Review: ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in...

Scholars, theatergoers and activists have been debating The Taming of the Shrew for about four centuries. Just what was Shakespeare, with his tale of...

Review: ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Roman Holiday: The Taming of the Shrew at Shakespeare Theatre Company According to scholar Jonathan Bate, “‘Shakespeare’ may be thought of as a vast collection...

Review: ‘Kiss Me Kate’ at Act II Playhouse in Ambler, PA

The Broadway Musical flowered in the years following World War II.  Many of the musicals produced during this “golden age” remain treasures of our...

‘Shylock Agonistes’: Howard Jacobson and Aaron Posner at Folger Theatre

On the stage of the Folger Theatre, with the vestiges of the set of Aaron Posner’s just-closed Midsummer Night’s Dream in the background, well-known...

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