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Photo: Courtesy of Shakespeare Theatre Company
Photo: Courtesy of Shakespeare Theatre Company

Modern Shakespeare: Richard the Third at STC

“Now is the winter of our discontent.” The opening line of Richard the Third would have you believe that all hardships are over and only good days are to come. But as theatergoers attending Shakespeare Theatre Company’s (STC) upcoming production of Richard the Third will soon realize, anything but peace lies ahead. Directed by David […]

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Dawn Ursula Brings Ruth Younger to Life in 'A Raisin in the Sun'

“Honey, life don’t have to be like this. I mean, sometimes…
Illustration: Courtesy of Pointless Theatre Co.

A Multimedia Experience in '.d0t:: a RotoPlastic Ballet'

Robots aren’t made of cardboard. At least, they aren’t supposed…
Photo: Alexandre Galliez

An Ingredient For Fun: 'Cuisine & Confessions'

The marriage of acrobats and cooking may seem like an odd pairing,…
Photo: Holger Badekow

'The Little Mermaid' Reimagined at the Kennedy Center

Think Hans Christian Anderson, but infused with contemporary…
Photo: Scott Suchman

Dudes and Drinks: 'The Select (The Sun Also Rises)' at Shakespeare Theatre

Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises follows a group of post-war…
Photo: Jae Yi Photography

Scena Theatre's ‘The Night Alive’

When I walked into the Lab II at Atlas Performing Arts Center…
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'Intelligence' at Arena Stage

Intelligence, at Arena Stage through April 9, is historical fiction…
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‘Beauty and the Beast’: Disney Looks to Nostalgia for New Golden Age

What I remember most from my first movie-going experience is…
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The Select (The Sun Also Rises): The Hemingway Classic Reimagined

After finding theatrical success with literary adaptions of American…
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Stage & Screen Events: March 2017

THROUGH SATURDAY, MARCH 18 WNO Presents Dead Man Walking and…
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Stage & Screen Events

Jan
29
Tue
all-day Nell Gwynn @ Folger Theatre
Nell Gwynn @ Folger Theatre
Jan 29 – Mar 1 all-day
Nell Gwynn @ Folger Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Coming from humble beginnings, an orange seller eventually finds her way to the stage where she immediately becomes a household name. Upon Nell Gwynn’s successes, she manages to make a fan out of King Charles[...]
Jan
30
Wed
all-day Shame @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Shame @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Jan 30 – Feb 17 all-day
Shame @ Atlas Performing Arts Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
An adaptation of a documentary may not seem all that enthralling at first. However, the subject matter of Mosaic Theater Company’s Shame is more than enough to draw you in as it tackles the challenges[...]
Feb
4
Mon
all-day BLKS @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
BLKS @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Feb 4 – Mar 3 all-day
BLKS @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Spurred by a scare, Octavia decides it’s time to forget about any troubles or trepidations and have a raucous night on the town with friends. Joined by companions June and Imani, the three depart into[...]
Feb
5
Tue
all-day Richard the Third @ Sidney Harman Hall
Richard the Third @ Sidney Harman Hall
Feb 5 – Mar 10 all-day
Richard the Third @ Sidney Harman Hall | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Power as an addiction is not only a trope in real life, but a common theme for villains in a number of stories – and perhaps the most famous is the power-hungry king from Shakespeare’s[...]
Feb
7
Thu
all-day El Viejo, El Joven y El Mar (The... @ GALA Hispanic Theatre
El Viejo, El Joven y El Mar (The... @ GALA Hispanic Theatre
Feb 7 – Mar 3 all-day
El Viejo, El Joven y El Mar (The Old Man, The Youth, and The Sea) @ GALA Hispanic Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
A new play by Irma Correa, El Viejo, El Joven y El Mar tells the story of a renowned Spanish philosopher who runs into a fisherman, general and journalist. He speaks with each of them[...]