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The magic, is as eye-catching as it is suited to Shakespeare’s tale of enchantment and reconciliation.
Produced in collaboration with the Folger, Shakespeare’s sorcery-centric play is directed and adapted by Aaron Posner and the magician Teller.
Mosaic Theater Company stages all three of Ifa Bayeza’s history-based plays. The most intriguing is the second part, “Benevolence.”
D.C. production of of J.M. Synge’s play is set in a far different Ireland from the 1907 of its premiere: multicultural, modern and urban
Synetic Theater production is far more inventive than Rorschach's heavy-handed staging in a vacant firehouse.
A winning staging of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s 1990 musical runs through Nov. 6 at the Source.
Olney Theatre Center delivers a poignant production of the 2018 off-Broadway hit "Dance Nation," about a troupe of Ohio middle-schoolers.
“Holiday,” at Arena Stage through Nov. 6, is pleasant enough but tends to lumber along.
Playwright Bob Bartlett has staged his work in a laundromat. His latest show, ‘Lykos Anthropos,’ is performed outside, by flashlight.
Written by Ari Roth, formerly of Theater J and Mosaic Theater, the play speaks to a narrow audience.
Nostalgia for a bygone America in the 1953 work by Horton Foote lands uneasily today.
A terrific cast, led by Lilian Oben, anchors the depiction of grief and tension from Natasha Gordon.
Based on a 19th-century narrative poem, this revival of the theater’s 2002 production is at its best in wordless scenes of battle and hunting.
Playwright Hannah Moscovitch drew from her grandparents’ story as refugees in the early 20th century.
The irreverent, cathartic take on history reimagines King Henry VIII’s wives as pop-star queens.
Pulitzer Prize-winning work by Katori Hall runs at Studio Theatre through July 31
Israeli actor Sasson Gabay originated the role of Tewfiq in the 2007 film 'The Band's Visit.' He has been playing the part in the stage musical since 2018.
Olney Theatre Center production of the classic musical features Deaf and hearing actors
World premiere runs through July 17 at Atlas Performing Arts Center.
Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production tells the story of Ira Aldridge, an American actor in 1833 London.
Timely staging from Solas Nua of Irish playwright Eva O’Connor’s character-rich two-hander.
British stage adaptation of Patrick Ness's novel features the story of a boy whose daily anxieties lead to spooky nights.
An uplifting vision is at the heart of new play by local playwrights Awa Sal Secka and Dani Stoller.
Jackie Sibblies Drury’s historically inspired meditation on caregiving draws on the autobiography of a British Jamaican nurse.
A knockout cast anchors Kimberly Belflower’s inspired play, which speaks to Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” and #MeToo
D.C. theater troupe specializes in commedia dell’arte, the centuries-old street-theater form.
Two world premieres, “It’s Not a Trip It’s a Journey” and “We Declare You a Terrorist … ,” are running in rotating repertory in inaugural National Capital New Play Festival.
Katie McManus as CEO Joan is a highlight of Dipika Guha's gleeful skewering of the athleisurewear-meets-enlightenment mind-set.
French dramatist Eugène Ionesco’s 1959 absurdist classic provides a shock of connection and recognition in our hyperpartisan era.
Q&A with Sis, the trans actress playing Ado Annie in the touring production of 'Oklahoma!'
Production of the 1893 George Bernard Shaw play, at the Undercroft Theatre through March 27, features terrific performances.