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Signature Theatre Cloak and Dagger

By • Jun 17th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Up for something with amusement, silliness, and banter propelled by a lively score and excellent voices? Then head off to Cloak and Dagger at Signature Theatre.

Scena Theatre Happy Days

By • Jun 17th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

“So little to say, so little to do, and the fear so great,” says the character Winnie. Yet she finds a way to go on looking ever forward to other Happy Days.

Studio Theatre Grounded

By • Jun 16th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Grounded is an issue-raising script and performance that doesn’t shrivel away from tough matters.

Spotlight on Our Lady of the Clouds

By • Jun 13th, 2014 • Category: Interviews

This summer’s Wintergreen Performing Arts presentation of the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy will include live theater performances.

Faction of Fools Titus Andronicus

By • Jun 4th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Adapted and staged by Matthew R. Wilson, the Faction of Fools has respected the play’s grisly bones but added a veneer of comic touches to coat the bones and make them a bit more palatable.

Studio Theatre Cock

By • May 22nd, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Cock is an accomplished trek into a well-groomed performance and culturally loaded play that is worth an audience’s attention.

Creative Cauldron Shout! The Mod Musical

By • May 14th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

The Creative Cauldron’s Shout! The Mod Musical will be comfort food for those who know each lyric and opening musical note from a time when the songs were fresh and new; song by female singers hoping to make their way onto American Bandstand.

Synetic Theater Three Men in a Boat

By • May 14th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Synetic Theater has successfully moved well beyond its usual formula of “silent” Shakespeare with a light-hearted Three Men in a Boat (To say nothing of the dog).

Signature Theatre The Threepenny Opera

By • May 2nd, 2014 • Category: Reviews

In the polished, strongly sung production of The Threepenny Opera at Signature, there are still stings of social critique from Brecht and Weill that make their marks in the venom-laden book and score.

GALA Hispanic Theatre Living Out

By • May 1st, 2014 • Category: Reviews

As produced by GALA Hispanic Theater, Living Out is chock-full of Sophie’s choices for families deeply affected by their unequal economic and legal relationships.