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The theaters are aiming to get their old programs, photos and other archival material in order, perhaps for public access.
The James Baldwin-Richard Wright flap goes hip-hop in the new Psalmayene 24 play.
Ken Ludwig’s 1980s hit “Lend Me a Tenor” gets a sequel, but the backstage farce doesn’t quite hit its mark.
A Bieber figure gets the reality-TV treatment in “P.Y.G., or the Mis-Edumacation of Dorian Belle”
A discussion that touches on the “Hamilton” effect, directing and white patronage, August Wilson and more.
‘The Peculiar Patriot,’ Liza Jessie Peterson’s solo show at Woolly Mammoth, is a personable take on our prison system.
At the Kennedy Center, the Fukushima-set “Falling Out” opens the festival.
Chazz Palminteri’s signature fable gets another incarnation.
Washington Stage Guild presents the area debut, and Nu Sass stages the whimsical “Dead Dog’s Bone.”
A classic work gets a modern rewrite at D.C.’s Undercroft Theatre.
Theater J offers an English-language debut from the Yiddish canon.
The news catches up to a play that questions privilege.
The Keegan Theatre show needs more horsepower to drive the Trey Anastasio score.
D.C.’s Solas Nua has imported the show from Dublin’s Fishamble troupe.
The troupe’s “Limits” arrives at the Kennedy Center from Sweden.
The ‘novel without a hero’ takes a shine to its durable antiheroine.
And at the D.C. Arts Center, John Feffer offers a solo travelogue of North Korea.
“Nothing’s too sacred to re-examine,” says the adapter of “Vanity Fair.”
Director Seema Sueko has cast her production splendidly, with Laura C. Harris holding the spotlight as a whip-smart but paralyzingly anxious Catherine.
The bio shows elbow aside plot, character and narrative for a different set of showbiz goals.
A non-Equity tour alights in D.C., but production isn’t the best look.
The violent concept has power, but some human drama gets cut away.
The sleeper indie film enjoys a different life onstage.
Mosaic’s “Shame 2.0” chronicles battles with the government, and the public.
The action-packed comedy at Woolly Mammoth follows young women through one wild and crazy night.
Woolly Mammoth dominates the play category, with three shows in a top slot.
1st Stage revisits one of the MacArthur “genius” grant winner’s early triumphs.
Facing the loss of its Crystal City venue to the retail giant, Synetic Theater searches for an affordable space.
This revival of the Fats Waller show is disjointed.
This semi-staged version features cast members that might be holding scripts but loses none of the Broadway talent.
Two shows in black and white.