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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.

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.”

Arena Stage Releases 2014-2015 Season

By • Feb 28th, 2014 • Category: News

Arena Stage in Washington DC has released their planned 2014-2015 season.

Washington Stage Guild Back to Methuselah

By • Feb 27th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

For anyone fond of Shaw, or, for that matter, anyone who delights in the witty and thoughtful interplay of words and ideas on stage, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Theater J Yellow Face

By • Feb 16th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

David Henry Hwang’s Yellow Face is an illuminating, lively excursion into the playwright’s inner turmoil and the xenophobic suspicions evocative of a certain time in America.

Arena Stage Mother Courage and Her Children

By • Feb 12th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

When top-of-the-line acting and spectacularly good technical theater combine to bring Brecht’s vision to life with the power and immediacy of Arena’s production, it isn’t at all hard to move to the foreground of one’s mind the lives of the inevitable counterparts of Mother Courage and her children in places like present-day Syria.

GALA Hispanic Theatre The Young Lady From Tacna

By • Feb 11th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

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

Folger Theatre Richard III

By • Feb 4th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Take this opportunity to see Richard III in the unexpected setting of the Folger Theatre in the round. It has an intimacy to it. Words are not lost. Meanings easily conveyed.

Keegan Theatre The Best Man

By • Feb 4th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Most nostalgia exercises don’t benefit from the dark wit and satirical edge of Vidal, whose palpable delight in skewering people and institutions, along with several strong performances from the Keegan company, keep life in the old script yet.