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GALA Hispanic Theatre The Young Lady From Tacna

By • Feb 11th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

La señorita de Tacna is about a playwright struggling to write a play. Neither the play nor the playwright is notably successful.

Vienna Theatre Company This

By • Jan 26th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Clearly This does not have anything like universal appeal. But it can give a certain generational cohort the encouraging feeling that their preoccupations matter.

Arena Stage Maurice Hines is Tappin’ Thru Life

By • Nov 22nd, 2013 • Category: Reviews

Not only is Maurice Hines tappin’ thru life at the Arena Stage. He’s also talkin’ and singin’.

Signature Theatre Pride in the Falls of Autrey Mill

By • Oct 30th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

“You are only as sick as your secrets” — or so the saying goes. Applying that bit of ancient wisdom to the farce/drama now premiering at Signature Theatre, I would say that playwright Paul Downs Colaizzo’s characters are sick, sick, sick.

Teatro de la Luna 16th International Festival of Hispanic Theater

By • Oct 25th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

Though your immediate plans may not include a visit to Latin America, here’s a timely thought: you can get a right-here-and-now glimpse of our neighbors to the south by visiting the Teatro de la Luna’s annual Hispanic Theater Festival.

American Century Theater Biography

By • Jun 11th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

You’ve got embezzlement, bribery, intimidation by threat of lawsuit, sexual hypocrisy, political chicanery and mental maladies ranging from narcissism and anal obsession to infatuation addiction and paranoid schizophrenia.

American Century Theater Voodoo Macbeth

By • Mar 26th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

It is the pervasive sense of irrational frenzy that is the most impressive element of this Macbeth.

Les Miserables at The National Theatre

By • Dec 15th, 2012 • Category: Reviews

One attraction of the stage musical Les Misérables is that it is so remote … and so immediate.

Arena Stage Pullman Porter Blues

By • Dec 2nd, 2012 • Category: Reviews

First of all, there are some truly sensational performances on display here. Second of all, the play itself is a mishmash, a conglomeration of organs in search of an organism.

Little Theatre of Alexandria Cantorial

By • Nov 6th, 2012 • Category: Reviews

The current LTA production of Cantorial is efficient as storytelling and poignant when Levin’s story morphs into a spiritual fable.