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Interview: Playwright Sonya Kelly on ‘How To Keep an Alien’ at...

Can love really cut through red tape and conquer all even when there are stringent immigration rules? D.C.-area audiences will find out in Solas...

Talking Shakespeare with Ted van Griethuysen at the Shakespeare Theatre Company

How do you interview a legend? This was the question I pondered on the way to the Lansburgh Theatre to interview Ted van Griethuysen, one...

Review: ‘The Legend of Georgia McBride’ at Round House Theatre

In The Legend of Georgia McBride, a theatrical cornucopia of camp, country music, drag, domestic dilemmas, and larger-than-life divas await you. This disarming and...

Magic Time!: ‘Roz and Ray’ at Theater J

This is an absolutely absorbing medical drama performed with full-on passion by two of DC's top-tier actors. Susan Rome plays Roz, a hematologist dedicated...

Review: ‘Roz and Ray’ at Theater J

Fierce. No word short of that can fairly describe the characters’ commitment to their consuming passions, and the actors’ commitment to their roles, in...

Review: ‘An Act of God’ at Signature Theatre

I was healed. Aches and pains of the day disappeared. Headaches from paying too close attention to Presidential tweets vanished. I might have been...

Magic Time!: ‘An Act of God’ at Signature Theatre

Rarely have I enjoyed such a perfect union of comic writing, acting, and staging with such non-stop hilarity. Just opened in the intimate Ark...

Review: ‘The School for Lies’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

David Ives brings the comedy of Molière, with this hilarious “translaptation,” into the 21st century to delight us all. With The School for Lies,...

Magic Time!: Homoeroticism and the Mother in ‘Blood Knot’: A Q&A...

Until I saw Blood Knot at Mosaic Theater Company, I knew the work of Director Joy Zinoman only by reputation. I had come to...

Review: ‘Blood Knot’ at Mosaic Theater Company of DC

 South African playwright Athol Fugard’s early masterpiece, Blood Knot, has finally returned to DC. And, judging by the roaring ovation on opening night, those...

Spine: Love and Wit in ‘As You Like It’ at the...

Now playing at the Folger Theatre, a new adaptation of Shakespeare's As You Like It, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch and produced in association...

In the Moment: ‘As You Like It’ at Folger Theatre

Gaye Taylor Upchurch’s appealing direction gives Folger Theatre’s As You Like It a warm flirtatious essence with buffoonery galore masking over Shakespeare’s initial soulful...

Review #1: ‘As You Like It’ at Folger Theatre

An updated classic that rocks! Shakespeare’s comedy, As You Like It, is the icing on the Folger Theatre’s 25th season and its observance of the 400th anniversary...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #9: Best Performances and Ensembles in Plays...

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #9: Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theaters in DC, MD, and VA Are: Gassan Abbas in I Shall Not Hate at Mosaic...

Review: ‘Fully Committed’ at MetroStage

Tom Story is a knockout in his one-actor, effortlessly frenetic, tour de force performance as 40 different characters who comprise the charming “controlled” frenzy...

Review: ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ at Adventure Theatre

Once again I was faced with the question: “How are they going to pull this off?” I mean a two person cast with easily...

Spine: For the Love of ‘Angels in America: Perestroika’ at Round...

Part II of Tony Kushner's Angels in America opened last weekend at the Round House Theatre. A joint production with the Olney Theatre Center,...

Review: ‘Angels in America: Perestroika’ at Round House Theatre and Olney...

Prophetic Messages continue in the stunning second part of Tony Kushner’s masterwork, Angels in America: Perestroika –now appearing at the Round House Theatre as...

Spine: Anguish, Angels, and the Reagan Revolution: ‘Angels in America’ at...

Round House Theatre and Olney Theatre Center have teamed up for a truly remarkable Washington event: Parts 1 & 2 of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer-Prize...

Review: ‘Angels in America: Millennium Approaches’ at Round House Theatre and...

Social, political, and historical forces collide and converge to mirror the conflicted inner worlds of the fascinating characters in Playwright Tony Kushner’s audacious, insightfully...

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