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Director Susan Marie Rhea’s staging brings out the heart and urgency in Anna Ziegler’s 2016 play.
Gags are the soul of the production, but pulling off this kind of funny business is tricky.
The play, like its namesake route, is ambitious, unwieldy, conspicuously significant and uncomfortably long.
2018 play written and directed by Nilo Cruz brims with poetry and oversize emotion.
Sleek production of Lauren Gunderson play is now at Ford’s Theatre.
The Steven Dietz play ponders time, love, regret and the fragility of human connection.
Choreographer Gregory Maqoma sees positivity in ‘Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro’ — a piece about mourning.
Yussef El Guindi’s play thoughtfully ponders the issues of migration, assimilation and barriers to understanding.
Theater J’s “Sheltered” benefits from powerful themes and pivotal performances.
Synetic Theater’s production does boast some gripping sequences, but there’s a general deficit in tension.
In production at Shakespeare Theatre, playwright Lauren Gunderson has found another female heroine in Wendy Darling.
Chelsea Marcantel’s underdog tale about air-guitar aficionados gets an exuberant run at the Keegan Theatre.
The late sculptor looks back on her career in this contrived and starchy portrait of the artist.
Elizabeth Inchbald’s “Lovers’ Vows” features a hilarious performance — the butler did it.
The set design and costuming for the play about the late sculptor are meant to evoke the feeling of the artist without replicating her sculptures or clothes.
A Flying V Theatre world premiere serves up a dozen vignettes, with mixed results.
Douglas Turner Ward’s award-winning satirical fantasy is the central component of the Theater Alliance production.
With a 1910 boxing match at its center, this Marco Ramirez play contemplates entrenched racism in America.
The pool of water covering the stage makes for some exciting scenes, but it also detracts from the show’s spell.
George Bernard Shaw’s eloquent rom-com muses and amuses at Undercroft Theatre.
Joanna McClelland Glass’s 2004 play gets an intimate, workmanlike production from 1st Stage.
“Cabaret” at Olney Theatre Center captures a society’s disastrous and willful moral myopia.
As a fallen P.R. star, actress Felicia Curry drives the satire.
Great visual beauty trumps mysterious wispy narrative.
The action-driven troupe adapts Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic.
New show implies that the stigmatization of menstruation is part of a broader tradition of oppressing women.
The one-man rant is admittedly funny, but too often feels like a single overstretched idea.
This year’s edition of the nationally renowned Contemporary American Theater Festival in West Virginia features six works, including four world premieres.
Happenstance Theater stages a rewarding, if not entirely flawless, riff on Greek mythology at Joe’s Movement Emporium.
A director and a choreographer stage a landmark modernist poem.
The play “#solestories” is flawed but displays ingenuity and vigor that are lacking in “Gwen & Ida.”