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The 1940 novel boils down into a fever dream.
Incisive performances define the play, which was drawn from interviews.
Two black actors play brothers named Lincoln (for the president) and Booth (the assassin).
A once-popular adaptation finds its way back to the stage.
Playwright Heather McDonald returns: ‘It’s a lot easier to emerge than reemerge.’
‘Blood at the Root’ examines strife at a high school; ‘Twilight’ takes place amid the 1992 L.A. riots.
Good acting fleshes out a premiere from the author of “Shakespeare’s R&J.”
The audacious phantasmagoria appears at Spooky Action Theater.
Romantic images and deep themes link new works at Rorschach and GALA.
Vato Tsikurishvili makes his directing debut, and at the last minute steps into the lead.
Production at the Source is a vivid, often bracingly stylized epic.
The funny yet garden-variety work is at the Kennedy Center through Feb. 3.
Another play about beleaguered lovers is Pointless Theatre’s new offering, “Visions of Love.”
“She the People,” at Woolly Mammoth, is fiercely funny; “Love, Factually,” at Kennedy Center, spoofs rom-coms.
Lincoln’s holiday gift predicament is just one of many plotlines in this sentimental offering.
There’s amusing repartee in the Washington Stage Guild comedy-drama, but the production smacks of artifice.
The Welders’ new play by depicts exile, loss, grief.
Quirky dialogue, narrative never evolve.
A weekend performance at Kennedy Center reflects the Indian version of the board game.
Robust interpretations of “Henry V,” “Illyria, or What You Will.”
Production is a stilted, scaled-down version of the Broadway musical.
Another pre-Halloween offering: Creative Cauldron’s “Nevermore.”
Simon Stephens’s play takes the quantum- mechanics principle beyond literary cliche.
Theater J presents a powerful story of a teenager who escaped the Nazi regime.
1st Stage’s production of Alan Ayckbourn’s dark comedy is creaky.
The performances are mixed in this production of the epic love story.
Work based on true story of outsider artist in South Africa
The puppet play leaves a critic exasperated.
“Melancholy Play” finds the comedy in sadness.
New plays dominate at West Virginia’s CATF.
Jennifer Mendenhall based play on legal action to integrate swimming pool