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Artistic Director Karen Ann Daniels on the creation of a festival that asks who is in charge of how Shakespeare gets to exist in our culture.
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The actors play Shakespeare and his apprentice in their friend Talene Monahan's feminist revenge farce now at Shakespeare Theatre Company.
For nearly 60 years, the community theater has produced a musical entertainment in the British Christmas panto tradition. And this one's tangled.
Commissioning an original work is a "big deal" for a small classical ensemble, but after playing a few of Angulo's compositions, harpist Michelle Lundy took the plunge and asked Angulo to wr…
Featuring Broadway stunners James Monroe Iglehart, Jessie Mueller, Steven Pasquale, and Phillipa Soo, this production is one safe bet.
Although the play bounces skillfully between scenes of humor and drama, the show lacks much of a narrative arc.
'I like my audiences to get to know me,' the singer says. 'It should feel like a party where I invite you into my living room.'
Harmful employment practices have resulted in resignations. Artistic Director Chil Kong and Interim Executive Director Jeanne Ellinport respond.
The 100% student-led production brings the Percy Jackson rock musical to life with few bells and whistles but loads of enthusiasm
If it weren’t ripped from the headlines, it would be hard to believe. Yet novelist Louis Bayard’s debut play, Sheboygan, is indeed based on recent true events. In 2020, when writer H.G. …
A hilarious, heartfelt, and heartbreaking show based on the performers' childhood relationships with their mothers.
The story of a woman who considers herself an atheist and who is courted by two men who expect her to convert to their religion.
To be totally honest, I went into The Body Show with pretty low expectations. Spoken word was fine when The Moth Radio Show played on NPR while I was running errands, but it wasn’t somethi…
An ambitious yet raw work-in-progress from a 17-year-old playwright.
A dark drama that imagines a future when pregnancies are regulated to control overpopulation.
A fun and spooky mystery about a spoiled white gentrifier.
A thrilling mystery about cyber security, a dramatically fun and exciting ride with top-notch acting.
The playwright calls the rom-com a 'love letter' to the 'scrappy' West African film industry.
The Board of Spooky Action Theater has placed Artistic Director Richard Henrich on leave of absence, the theater announced last week. The news came ten days after DC Theater Arts published a…
Problems at the DC company are rooted in the harmful leadership practices of Artistic Director Richard Henrich and a board that fails to stop his abuses of power, say multiple artists who ha…
Gloria and Emilio Estefan aren’t afraid of the word “no.” They have heard the word a lot through their 44 years of marriage and professional collaborations that began with the band The…
John Morogiello's new rom-com looks at the idealized hero of Jane Austin's 'Pride and Prejudice' and takes him down a comic notch.
She and three other former princesses will perform Disney hits with the National Symphony Orchestra for two days only at the Kennedy Center.
Washington Improv Theater and the owner of Source give different accounts of who understood what when.
Featuring an ensemble cast that is clearly having a good time, fun choreography, and Stephen Schwartz's iconic songs, this 'Godspell' is one fun ride.
Concerts by the locally-based American Pops Orchestra are appealing to audiences across the nation. Here's why.
The national tour now rocking the Kennedy Center feels both extremely current and deeply rooted in the 1970s musical zeitgeist.
A musical retrospective featuring performers singing the songs that made them stars — and a night to send any Broadway fan into spasms of delight.
A black comedy like nothing you have seen before.
His name is on a new theater award for high schoolers, and he'll be featured Friday on PBS.