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Folger Theatre The Two Gentlemen of Verona

By • Apr 24th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

The New York-based Fiasco Theater’s production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona currently at the Folger is just great fun.



MetroStage Underneath the Lintel

By • Apr 21st, 2014 • Category: Reviews

There are times when a script may just “read” better on the page, than as a full-scale, live theatrical production.



MetroStage The Thousandth Night

By • Apr 14th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

In a taut, one actor, one-act The Thousandth Night by Carol Wolf the poised Kyd takes on about three dozen roles beyond just de Bonheur to draw us into a world of ever-increasing fear and suspense that permeates MetroStage’s production.



American Century Theater Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feeling So Sad

By • Mar 27th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Given its acting and technical virtues, the TACT production is not simply a piece of historical and cultural commentary but a lively, highly engaging theatrical experience.



Riverside Dinner Theater Forever Plaid

By • Mar 26th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

In their matching dinner jackets, underneath a huge projected moon and bathed in sumptuous evening light, it’s easy to forgive any flaws and just let the ears enjoy the aural buffet.



Signature Theatre Tender Napalm

By • Mar 26th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Tender Napalm will rivet an adventuresome audience because Ripley’s characters and story have a complexity to chew on.



Arena Stage Loveland

By • Mar 24th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Ann Randolph’s sanguine Loveland has an abundance of remarkable, sometimes absurdist, comic flair.



Ambassador Theater Happily Ever After

By • Mar 17th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Happily Ever After is a tongue-in-cheek title waiting for a comma with a next phrase starting with “if.”



Synetic Theater Hamlet…The Rest is Silence

By • Mar 15th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Synetic’s Hamlet…the rest is silence is an achievement to be experienced for the first time, or once again.



Little Theatre of Alexandria Proof

By • Mar 12th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

LTA’s production never loses sight of the key point that Proof is a play about emotions, not equations.