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Irish-oriented theater company Solas Nua mixes drams and drama in staging “The Smuggler” at a D.C. bar.
Theater J stages Ofra Daniel’s song cycle in its East Coast premiere.
The classical company stages a lifeless version of “Henry IV, Part 1.”
Studio Theatre handsomely revives John Patrick Shanley’s Tony-winning drama.
With Heidi Schreck’s popular play coming to the Kennedy Center, some people aren’t shy about critiquing the Founding Fathers’ work.
The Disney-bred musical brings pros and amateurs onstage courtesy of the Public Theater.
The Arlington theater revives one of Stephen Sondheim’s most daring musicals.
“Do You Hear the People Sing?” is ringing out across the region, in the streets and in an airport sit-in.
Broadway’s Audra McDonald and Christian Dante White talk about the challenges they face: “White actors aren’t thinking, ‘I’m being white.’ They’re just being the person.”
The Tony-winning musical begins a five-week stand at the Kennedy Center.
Tom Sturridge also stars in the pair of monologues about men and death by British playwrights Simon Stephens and Nick Payne.
A maestro of the American musical leaves behind an unmatchable legacy, including “West Side Story,” “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd” and “Phantom.”
Baz Luhrmann’s crazy salad of a movie gets the Broadway-pizazz treatment.
A scrappy Northern Virginia company showed me how this musical should be produced, drinking game and all.
Holland Taylor’s solo bio-comedy is an affectionate account of a memorably wry politician.
Work-in-progress ‘Tender Age’ looks heartbreakingly at the crisis on our southern frontier.
Two actors talk about portraying the Ewells, who seal the fate of a falsely accused black man
Too many characters on the debate stage resulted in a drama that felt all over the place.
The great composer is the guest star of a New York concert hosted by Jason Robert Brown.
The Philadelphia Orchestra presents a curious version of the musical, set in high school.
Round House stages the Washington-area premiere of Lucas Hnath’s Broadway play.
“Byhalia, Mississippi” does not begin to meet the arts center’s responsibilities for plays.
Anaïs Mitchell’s bluesy show based on a Greek myth collects an evening-high eight awards.
The tour of the Tony-winning revival comes to the Kennedy Center.
Some choice comic work is nominated, but the voters tend to go for more dramatic turns.
Their ‘On Air’ for Falls Church’s Creative Cauldron fulfills an ambitious five-year plan.
Laurie Metcalf, John Lithgow and the other cast members talk about portraying the political power couple on Broadway.
“The Oresteia” concludes Kahn’s 33-year artistic directorship of the Shakespeare Theatre.
Round House Theatre offers up the D.C.-area premiere of J.T. Rogers’s Tony winner.
After 33 years at the helm of a fine classical company, he’s taking his curtain call with “The Oresteia.”
Aaron Sorkin’s acclaimed “To Kill a Mockingbird” left off the list of best-play nominees.