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An uplifting vision is at the heart of new play by local playwrights Awa Sal Secka and Dani Stoller.
Jackie Sibblies Drury’s historically inspired meditation on caregiving draws on the autobiography of a British Jamaican nurse.
A knockout cast anchors Kimberly Belflower’s inspired play, which speaks to Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” and #MeToo
D.C. theater troupe specializes in commedia dell’arte, the centuries-old street-theater form.
Two world premieres, “It’s Not a Trip It’s a Journey” and “We Declare You a Terrorist … ,” are running in rotating repertory in inaugural National Capital New Play Festival.
Katie McManus as CEO Joan is a highlight of Dipika Guha's gleeful skewering of the athleisurewear-meets-enlightenment mind-set.
French dramatist Eugène Ionesco’s 1959 absurdist classic provides a shock of connection and recognition in our hyperpartisan era.
Q&A with Sis, the trans actress playing Ado Annie in the touring production of 'Oklahoma!'
Production of the 1893 George Bernard Shaw play, at the Undercroft Theatre through March 27, features terrific performances.
Now stodgy, now delightful, the Lauren Gunderson play is anchored by winning actress Dina Soltan as 19th-century inventor Ada Lovelace .
Mosaic Theater Company production, in-person and streaming, could use more connective tissue between antecdotes
Production is the in-person premiere for Lisa Stephen Friday’s solo show.
Playwright Rinne B. Groff's 'Compulsion' follows the backstory of Anne Frank's diary and its journey from the page to the stage.
Washington Stage Guild production of Gino DiIorio’s play imagines a decades-spanning relationship between wrestler André the Giant and playwright Samuel Beckett.
Glasgow’s Vox Motus brings its innovative and emotional storytelling to D.C.
Timely themes, and one splendid performance, sustain Washington Stage Guild’s production of Athol Fugard’s 1989 play.
A stellar cast embodies the idiosyncratic characters in the Lauren Yee play.
Jade Jones leads a cast in a thoughtful, if occasionally flawed, take on a Disney megahit.
Yee’s ‘The Great Leap’ at Round House will be followed by Arena’s ‘Cambodian Rock Band’ next spring
Disney’s musical fairy tale about looking beyond lookism takes on added resonance.
World premiere run of Eduardo Machado’s play about Celia Sánchez and Castro was shut down immediately after opening night at the start of pandemic.
Chinese-dulcimer virtuoso Chao Tian and percussionist Tom Teasley infuse an age-old quest with new energy.
A virtuosic David Strathairn plays the real-life Holocaust witness and diplomat in solo show written by Clark Young and Derek Goldman.
A serious undercurrent runs through Larissa FastHorse’s funny if writ-large satire of White wokeness.
Production of Octavio Solis’s 2018 play, also streaming starting Sept. 23, is by turns a commentary on migrants, fear and loss.
New adaptation of Federico Garc�a Lorca play resonates with the text’s bursts of lyricism but embraces tedium all too well.
In this outdoor production by Her Majesty & Sons, 20th-century tunes amplify the wit.
Music and storytelling mesh in both shows, streaming through July 11.
Woolly Mammoth mounts a streaming version of Madeline Sayet’s play, in association with the Folger Shakespeare Library.
For “Giselle of Loneliness,” Ballez founder Katy Pyle cast dancers who have their own complicated relationships with ballet.
The Solas Nua production of the Deirdre Kinahan play takes place at P Street Beach in Northwest Washington.