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Review: ‘Sleepy Hollow’ at Synetic Theater

It is officially Fall and nothing says Halloween season like Washington Irving’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Synetic Theater has taken this American horror classic...

Review: ‘The Adventures of Peter Pan’ at Synetic Theater

I have to admit something: this was my first Synetic Theater production. I assure you, however, it will not be my last. I had...

Review: ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at Synetic Theater

Haunting is the word that quickly came to mind as I sat, mesmerized, rediscovering a classic of literature I thought I knew from reading...

Spine: ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at Synetic Theater

The spectacle of movement has always been Synetic's star attraction. When those primal, emotional moments fuse with a strong narrative throughline, Synetic's brilliance shines...

Review: ‘Twelfth Night’ at Synetic Theater

What is Shakespeare without his words? Answer: a rollicking good time! Synetic Theater, known for its dynamic and often wordless productions of Shakespeare and other...

The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: ‘Alice in Wonderland’ at Synetic Theater

Yes, a high time to be had. All you need to do is follow the simple directions; “eat me”; then “drink me.” And whoosh, with music...

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Synetic Theater

The music is pulsing; the performers are insanely flexible, and everything from set to costumes to lights is drenched in the fantastical for Synetic’s...

‘A Tale of Two Cities’ at Synetic Theater

If only Alex Mills was available to tell stories to my now 31 year old daughter when she was a baby. While I read...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Synetic Theater

Synetic Theater has brought forth an earthy, musically rich, sophisticated retelling of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast. At its heart, this appealing...

‘Hamlet…the rest is silence’ at Synetic Theater

“The rest is silence” are Hamlet’s last words before he dies, but you won't hear them in this production because the whole play is...

‘Where The Whangdoodle Sings’ at Generous Company at The Baltimore Theatre...

  Does your story matter? Will it be remembered and recorded in vivid Technicolor with all of the deep anguishing pains of its existence or...

‘Twelfth Night’ at Synetic Theater by Christina Frank

There's nothing particularly innovative about setting Shakespeare in the 20's. Look around town and you'll find a number of companies hauling out the flapper...

Synetic Theater and Dorian Gray to Host The Vampire’s Ball by...

Synetic Theater and Dorian Gray to Host The Vampire's Ball Friday, November 1, 2013 at 8pm Tickets to Synetic Theater's Annual Halloween Party to Include...

Paata Tsikurishvili on Directing ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ at Synetic...

Synetic Theater's Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili talks about his new production of The Picture of Dorian Gray. What makes this production so new and...

Adapting ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ for Synetic Theater’s Production by...

My first instinct when adapting Dorian Gray was that it would be easy—never a good sign. That being said though, come on: Synetic and...

Magic Time!: ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ by John Stoltenberg

The notorious aesthete Oscar Wilde believed that beauty is be-all and end-all. After The Painting of Dorian Gray met with moral outrage upon its publication in...

‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ at Synetic Theater by Yvonne French

The main character of Synetic Theater's new adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray, based on Oscar Wilde’s only novel, is a handsome young man...

Synetic Theater’s Teen Ensemble Performs ‘Taming of the Shrew’ 4/12-4/14 by...

Synetic Theater's Teen Ensemble  Storms Into Spring With The Taming of the Shrew  Synetic 2012 comedy hit is back! The Synetic Teen Ensemble will remount Synetic's "Silent...

‘The Tempest’ at Synetic Theater by Natalie McCabe

A squall. A gale. A storm. A tempest. Synetic Theater’s production of The Tempest, the latest installment of their Silent Shakespeare Series, can be described...

The Best of 2012: Part 10: Designers, Cabarets & Concerts,...

Here are DCMetroTheaterArts writers' choices for their favorites designs of production in the the DC Metro Area in 2012. I always felt that...

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