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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Unabashed comfort and joy in ‘The Book of Mamaw’ at 1st Stage by Gregory Ford

A solo performer's tribute to his maternal grandmother, who raised him and gave him the tools he needed to engage with life.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:05AM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

‘Becoming Dr. Ruth’ returns to Theater J and welcomes us in by Gregory Ford

The evening encourages us to engage with Dr. Ruth’s memories as well as to contemplate what might be our own.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:58PM
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Teshonne Powell on terror and healing in the lives of Black women by Gregory Ford

The second production from Welders 3.0 is her audioplay horror story, 'Girls’ Night (with Spirits).'

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:43PM
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

A dazzling solo performance in ‘Bo-Nita’ from 1st Stage by Gregory Ford

Terri Weagant juggles accents and body postures to give us five distinctly and flamboyantly desperate people we won’t soon forget.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:38PM
Saturday, September 18, 2021

Black resistance to slavery in PG County inspires ‘Freedom Stories’ by Gregory Ford

Psalmayene 24 to adapt local history for the stage in unique county-wide anti-racist collaboration.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:32AM
Saturday, September 11, 2021

Hear how youth feel about the pandemic in ‘Waiting Room’ from Arena Stage by Gregory Ford

In a video they devised, young people show the critical thinking, problem solving, and empathy we need to get us out of the mess we are in.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:26PM
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

A nerdy Black son takes a magical trip in ‘Moon Man Walk’ at Constellation by Gregory Ford

The performances are strong, the script by James Ijames surprises, and the poignant show is so, so satisfying.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:39AM
Friday, August 6, 2021

‘Blackest Battle’ from Theater Alliance is a monumental accomplishment by Gregory Ford

Psalmayene 24's graphic novel come to life is delightful in its form and harrowing in its emotional impact.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:40PM
Friday, July 16, 2021

Jared Shamberger on the urgency of embracing ‘The B Word’ by Gregory Ford

The third Welders playwrighting collective launches with a look at Black gay men and beauty.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:13PM
Monday, July 5, 2021

In Studio’s lyrical ‘Tender Age,’ our country’s crime against migrant kids by Gregory Ford

George Brant's play lays out in inescapable terms what the inhumane policy of separating children from their parents means for the moral state of Americans.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:38PM
Thursday, June 17, 2021

An achingly beautiful ‘Last Five Years’ from Constellation Theatre by Gregory Ford

The solid voices of Adelina Mitchell (as Catherine) and Alex Stone (as Jamie) convey the evening’s exhilaration, hope, and grief.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:03PM
Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Silhouette Stages’ bold ‘BKLYN the Musical’ is a true tearjerker by Gregory Ford

Silhouette Stages’ current production of BKLYN the Musical (running online until June 13, 2021) has everything you could want in a musical: an energetic, cute, and enthusiastic cast with s…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:13PM
Monday, June 7, 2021

‘GMCW Turns 40’ celebrates equality, justice, and joy by Gregory Ford

GMCW turns 40 is a joyous, and bittersweet, survey of the breadth of the work of Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC. Photographs, newpaper clippings, and video footage of the Chorus singin…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:19PM
Thursday, June 3, 2021

‘A More Perfect Union’ from Arena is a thrilling musical accomplishment by Gregory Ford

I love what you stand for, but I hate the way you lie. to save our soul your secrets need to die. I still love you. God, I still love you. Look me in the eye. Tell me where you’ve been. …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:49AM
Friday, May 28, 2021

An exhilarating ‘Freewheelin’ Insurgents’ by Psalmayene 24 from Arena Stage by Gregory Ford

Nobody knows how the crisis that we are currently experiencing is going to turn out. The questions What are we to do? and How are we to go on? are at the center of Freewheelin’ Insurgents,…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:19PM

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