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James Ijames’s comedy and Samuel H. Hunter’s “A Case for the Existence of God” amount to theatrical manna.
The very best of these, “John Proctor Is the Villain" at Studio Theatre, is nothing less than revelatory
Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn stars in "Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski" at Georgetown University.
Signature Theatre bestows its Stephen Sondheim Award on the legendary performer, who was the last person to be handpicked by Sondheim to receive the honor.
Great actors remind us why we go to the theater, even when we’re weary.
The nominations for the 75th Tony Awards were announced Monday morning.
Selina Fillinger’s White House comedy is a hoot, but “Macbeth” and “The Skin of Our Teeth” disappoint
A new musical version of his 1992 comedy has its official opening at the Nederlander Theatre.
Michael R. Jackson’s dazzlingly one-of-a-kind Pulitzer winner features the smashing debut of Jaquel Spivey.
Some 7,700 manuscripts, letters and other items belonging to the late Broadway playwright Neil Simon have been donated to the Library of Congress by his widow, Elaine Joyce.
The first revival of the vehicle that propelled Barbra Streisand has its official Broadway opening.
“Hangmen" and “How I Learned to Drive” disturb and delight, while “For Colored Girls...” gets a nostalgic revival.
The playwright’s scaldingly funny satire opens on Broadway.
A Russian director conjures Ukraine in a wildly imaginative version of "The Cherry Orchard."
Karimloo co-stars with Beanie Feldstein in one of the year’s biggest Broadway revivals.
McAvoy stars in a modern beatbox “Cyrano de Bergerac”; Rockwell joins Laurence Fishburne and Darren Criss in a socko “American Buffalo.”
New efforts — a Black Shylock, commissions for Jewish playwrights of color — are occurring at the intersection of race and Judaism.
“Paradise Square” on Broadway, and “Suffs” off-Broadway, musicalize history without locating its heart.
Richard Greenberg’s outstanding baseball play receives a top-notch revival at the Hayes Theatre.
Nolan Williams Jr. and Nikkole Salter’s story of a contentious family gathering makes its uneven debut at Ford's Theatre.
A new play by Mona Pirnot explores the murky territory of corporate surveillance of employees
"Plaza Suite," with Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, marks its official Broadway opening at the Hudson Theatre.
Shakespeare Theatre Company stages "The Merchant of Venice" with John Douglas Thompson as Shylock.
Sitcom life risibly unfolds — without commercial interruption — on a Baltimore stage.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s 18th century play gets a refreshing adaptation by Michael Bloom.
Madeline Sayet's solo show, "Where We Belong" goes coast to coast, courtesy of Woolly Mammoth Theatre.
The 2011 musical, based on the 2002 movie, gets a overly glitzy, all too busy revival in Washington.
The latest artistic casualty of war is the Drama Theater of Mariupol, mostly destroyed by an airstrike.
Using his performer’s instincts, the Ukrainian president captivated an American audience with plain talk and moving images.
The 1963 musical gets the requisite TLC on the Arlington company’s intimate main stage.
New offerings include ‘A Strange Loop’ on Broadway, National Capital New Play Festival, ‘Drumfolk’ at Arena and ‘Grace’ at Ford’s Theatre.