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Sadie Hasler’s bruising comedy takes an irreverent point of view.
The Putin piece is absurd, while a mass violence incident sends a playwright toward ancient Greek models.
Middle East politics and deep secrets strain a D.C. family.
Arena Stage revives the late comic’s style.
Shirlington troupe gets extra points for being user-friendly and producing musicals better than the rest.
Retiring artistic director Michael Kahn is going big, then going home, with “Inspector Calls” and “The Oresteia,” among others.
How not to handle musical masterpieces.
Thanks, Broadway: The Pulitzer Prize winner’s stock rises at age 66.
Just say om.
An adaptation from the 1660s is revived, with singing witches and less-archaic language.
An Englishman with a showman’s flair is coming to Washington.
The bio of gospel-blues singer-guitarist Sister Rosetta Tharpe misses its chances.
The life of a “swing”: You must be good under pressure, and “can’t go on and be frantic.”
“Handbagged” playwright Moira Buffini bites the rich in “Dinner.”
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Co. have gone Hollywood with movies, TV shows and commercials.
Director John Doyle has toned down the musical’s sweep.
The show goes on in smaller Georgetown space after leak in troupe’s Crystal City theater.
In Alexandria, ‘Pippin’ doesn’t get juice from giving the cast cellphones.
The improv comedy team’s “Damned If You Do” takes its skits from a life in the crowd.
“Secrets of the Universe” at Hub Theatre reveals the Albert Einstein-Marian Anderson friendship.
New neighborhood in Southwest D.C. is at the top of the list of changes to the annual fest.
The comedy troupe dials up jokes on rotary phones and emojis.
Actor Brandon McCoy switches gears and writes a play.
The 2010 musical depicts a painful history in a controversial style, because ‘The truth hurts sometimes.’
Two young Jews drive a mitzvah tank in 1990s Brooklyn.
Great moments in the life of a Broadway rocket.
Jordan Tannahill’s culture-wars play marks Howard Shalwitz’s Woolly Mammoth exit.
Capital Fringe Festival and other choices won’t break the bank.
Disappointment and secrets sour relationship in “The Remains.”
‘Flood City’ rises at Theater Alliance, and a ‘Cherry Orchard’ crashes on its own pratfalls.
The 2016 Broadway hit makes a tour stop at the National Theatre.