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Evan Daves (Melchior) and Cristina Sastre (Wendla) // Photo: C. Stanley Photography

Round House Theatre Delivers Intimate Spring Awakening

Round House Theatre is in the midst of an ambitious run of Spring Awakening – the now revered Tony-winning musical adaptation of a once-shunned play turned cult classic – directed by Alan Paul. When playwright Frank Wedekind introduced Spring’s Awakening, A Children’s Tragedy to Germany in 1891, he ignited scandal and censorship that carried through to 1917 […]

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Review: Mariinsky Ballet's Paquita at the Kennedy Center

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A Footloose Conversation with Isabelle McCalla

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Inside the Living, Breathing World of the Washington National Opera's Costume Design

“They think of the costumes as living, breathing things. They…

Stage and Screen: October 2019

THROUGH SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 The Tempest Originally premiering…

Maria Bamford on Relatable Material, Consistent Comedy and Bentzen Ball Debut

Maria Bamford is doing well. Aside from being so funny it’s…

Right to Be Forgotten Sparks Healthy Debate

To err is human. To forgive? Well, that is a lot harder with…

Ford’s Theater Brings August Wilson's Masterpiece to Life with Fences

By the end of Fences, August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning…

Enter The Adventure Zone with Travis McElroy

On Wednesday night, less than a block from the White House, you…
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