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Wednesday, March 15, 2023

With charm and heart, ‘Prince & Prince’ flips a fairytale formula at GALA by Ajani Jones

The delightfully whimsical GALita production for young audiences follows a prince in search of his own prince charming.

SOURCE: at 08:01AM
Monday, March 6, 2023

Humor and commentary meet in ‘By the Way, Meet Vera Stark’ at Corcoran by Ajani Jones

The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design production executes Playwright Lynn Nottage’s vision marvelously.

SOURCE: at 02:50PM
Wednesday, February 8, 2023

A must-see grows in ‘Native Gardens (Jardín salvaje)’ at GALA by Ajani Jones

GALA Hispanic Theatre's production captures all the heart and narrative soul of Karen Zacarías’ play and dials it up to an eleven.

SOURCE: at 09:43AM
Friday, December 16, 2022

‘Step Afrika!’s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show’ dazzles at Arena Stage by Ajani Jones

Amidst these times of holiday cheer and yuletide merriments, Step Afrika! throws its hat into the ring of festivities with an hour and a half of unabashed excitement and step-themed entertai…

SOURCE: at 12:26PM
Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Kid-friendly ‘Rapunzarella White’ at Best Medicine Rep is a fairytale mashup by Ajani Jones

Where the show really shines is its musical elements, and the cast is phenomenal.

SOURCE: at 02:43PM
Thursday, November 17, 2022

Heartfelt hilarity among two castaway couples in Andy Weld’s ‘Stranded’ by Ajani Jones

At DC Arts Center, a charming and witty foray into a time-honored ‘what if?’ scenario.

SOURCE: at 06:16AM
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Now boarding at gate 1619, a hilarious ‘Ain’t No Mo’’ from Woolly Mammoth by Ajani Jones

The show, deeply rooted in its Blackness, is at its core a satire built upon the Black American experience.

SOURCE: at 08:50AM
Friday, July 15, 2022

Rorschach Theatre’s immersive ‘Chemical Exile’ is a night full of wonder by Ajani Jones

The captivating experience embraces the wackiness of science fiction while exploring the loss and pain that come with drastic change.

SOURCE: at 07:28AM
Friday, July 1, 2022

Wonder and humor thrive in ‘Native Gardens’ at Silver Spring Stage by Ajani Jones

Subtle and charming, Karen Zacarías' love letter to the DMV finds drama in the characters' own backyard.

SOURCE: at 11:05AM
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Campy and heartwarming ‘Xanadu’ sparkles at Workhouse Arts Center by Ajani Jones

The show's creativity and charm will leave audiences nostalgic for the '80s and hoping for their own divine strange magic.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:24AM
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

A joyful and thrilling ‘On Your Feet!’ comes to life in Spanish at GALA by Ajani Jones

When Gaby Albo took the stage, it was as if we were watching Gloria Estefan, the legend herself, perform.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:45AM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater