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Review: ‘The Mountaintop’ at People’s Light & Theatre Company

The Mountaintop is a fantasia rooted in one of the most tragic events of the twentieth century. Set on the final night in the...

Review: Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF): ‘20th Century Blues’

Susan Miller’s 20th Century Blues, which opened last weekend at Shepherdstown’s Contemporary American Festival, speaks right from the heart of successful, east coast boomer women. Four 60-something women...

Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) Playwrights’ Interviews: Part 2: Christina Anderson...

Here is Part 2 of 5 interviews by Sharon J. Anderson, Contemporary American Theater Festival Trustee/Professional Story Listener and Creative Director. Meet Playwright Christina Anderson and learn...

Talking With 16 Year-Old Amir Randall on Playing Trayvon Martin in...

“Without these people, I would just be another black boy passing on the street” “The Ballad of Trayvon Martin by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj and Thomas...

Review: ‘The Ballad of Trayvon Martin’ at The New Freedom Theatre...

A phoenix arises! The New Freedom Theatre is back with a solid professional production. After many seasons of darkness, except for their acclaimed theatre...

Review: ’12 Angry Jurors’ at St. Mark’s Players

There is probably no clearer distillation of classic American courtroom drama than Reginald Rose's 12 Angry Men. The classic tale of a seemingly cut-and-dry...

DC Black Theatre Festival: ‘Secrets of a Black Boy’

A theater troupe from Toronto brought this play to town for three performances only for the DC Black Theater Festival. Secrets of a Black...

At War With Ourselves – A Visual Response to the Racial...

The first thing you notice are the spent bullet casings embedded in a spiral against the red and white stripes of the American Flag....

‘Collidescope: Adventures in Pre-and Post-Racial America’ at Clarice Smith Performing Arts...

On the eve of a grand jury’s decision on the killing of Ferguson’s Michael Brown, Collidescope: Adventures in Pre-and Post-Racial America is a boldly...

‘Rodney King’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

“Can we all get along?  Can we all get along?” is the urgent, impassioned five word plea that became a cultural touchstone for the...

Magic Time! ‘Rodney King’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

If ever there was an Inadvertent American Hero, it’s Rodney King, the black construction worker whose brutal beating in 1991 by white cops in...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘Dance of the Wasp and Spider’ by Eric...

As Dance of the Wasp and Spider opens, there is a five-minute monologue by the leading actor Tyler Brody who provides a more in-depth...

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