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The play 'Shakespeare in Love,' based on the Oscar-winning 1998 film, follows the literary and romantic travails of the Bard.
In Round House Theatre's 'Nollywood Dreams,' 29-year-old actress Ernaisja Curry plays a young Nigerian who dreams of stardom.
Director Sally Cookson talks about her theatrical adaptation of the acclaimed novel "A Monster Calls," now at the Kennedy Center.
‘There’s Always the Hudson,’ a new revenge-themed play by ’The 'Walking Dead’ actress Paola Lázaro, premieres at Woolly Mammoth.
Kimberly Belflower's play imagines contemporary high school students considering Arthur Miller's 'The Crucible' through the lens of the #MeToo movement.
"Parable of the Sower," a folk-opera adaptation of Octavia Butler's 1993 sci-fi novel created by Toshi Reagon and Bernice Johnson Reagon, has uncanny resonance with current events.
Set in the near future, the play "Private" imagines a world in which privacy is a commodity to be bought and sold.
Playwright Michal Bloom discovers contemporary resonance in his updated version of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing's 1779 play "Nathan the Wise."
Utilizing the same basic plot as the film 'You've Got Mail,' the musical "She Loves Me" features the hummable tunes of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick.
Anna Ouyang Moench’s ‘Birds of North America’ uses the passage of time to tell its story.
A new adaptation of ‘Doña Rosita the Spinster’ features an unmarried woman looking back on her youth.
Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire’s race-themed drama takes place in shifting landscape.
Playwright Antoinette Nwandu uses the language of the street to convey a universal message.
At the Olney Theatre, McKeown’s songs explore the relationship between an estranged mother and daughter.
Set in 1939, Theater J’s play has timely contemporary resonance.
Stage adaptation of popular ghost novel surprised its creator by becoming a scary good hit.
The show takes place at the Allegory, a bar in the Eaton Hotel.
‘I don’t want it to seem like the comedy stops and then the dancing begins.’
“We used to say, ‘We bleed Lehman green.’ The play captures all that.”
Liza Jessie Peterson wrote her one-woman play, a damning critique of mass incarceration, based on her experiences visiting prisons.
In a Baltimore suburb, Danielle Drakes tackles the famous riot play.
Malinda Kathleen Reese found fame on YouTube, where her channel, “Translator Fails,” now sends up Hollywood and pop hits.
Keith Hamilton Cobb analyzes more than just race and the iconic role.
The play about a controversial play gets a heartbeat from klezmer.
Beauty is an attitude in 1994 musical, which is based on 1869 novel by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti.
“Entirely Elvis,” at Signature Theatre, showcases his rawness and original sound.
Singer-songwriter’s alt-rock album “Girlfriend” is now the score to Signature’s “Girlfriend.”
The Rock-Ola from the original staging of “Two Trains Running” lights up the stage again.
Alexander Strain found his day job, in social work, reflected in this play about depression, “Every Brilliant Thing.”
In ‘Nothing to Lose (but Our Chains),’ standup comic Felonious Munk gives voice to some of his victims.
Christina Ham’s fantasy, opening at Arena Stage, depicts the activist “trying to tell a truth.”