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Two actors, Hassiem Muhammad and Ryan Sellers, collaborate on an electrifyingly physical interpretation of Shakespeare's Caliban at Round House Theatre.
The upright piano in the Broadway revival of August Wilson’s “The Piano Lesson” is being donated to the Smithsonian.
Finn comes to D.C. from Minneapolis, where her job at the Playwrights’ Center revolved around new work
Theater J production of “Two Jews Walk Into a War,” running through Feb. 5, is comically unleavened.
Post-pandemic, Mosaic, Folger and Ford’s are some of the Washington companies staging workshops to nurture original scripts.
In Poland, “The Death of John Paul II” divides audiences and highlights the career of an inventive young stage director.
With “English,” Studio Theatre offers a sterling production of playwright Sanaz Toossi’s seriocomedy.
Clark and 19-year-old Justin Cooley have astonishing chemistry in “Kimberly Akimbo” on Broadway.
"Ohio State Murders" is closing prematurely, despite a great performance from Audra McDonald. Off-Broadway, a comedy starring Kate Berlant thrives.
A critical takeaway from all that House Speaker voting: The Capitol’s reflex for cheering is out of control.
For nine days in December, the Divine Comedy International Theatre Festival in Krakow, Poland, examined neighboring Ukraine in a variety of plays.
The beloved singer makes an interesting pivot in the revamped "Sweeney Todd" coming to Broadway.
Stephen McKinley Henderson is sure to be celebrated in Stephen Adly Guirgis’s Pulitzer winner, “Between Riverside and Crazy”
“Which Way to the Stage?” and “Jane Anger” look at dramatic issues in eras five centuries apart.
We chronicle some of the best in a banner year for plays and musicals, including "Guys and Dolls" at the Kennedy Center, Jodie Comer on the West End and "Into the Woods" on Broadway.
The off-Broadway production, directed by Maria Friedman, makes a smashing case for a Broadway transfer.
More than 30 years after the concept was born, the clowns in blue are still everywhere, speaking a universal language.
The February arrival of the Sondheim-Lapine musical launches a tour that will also take the show to Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
“A Beautiful Noise” tackles Diamond’s lifelong blues, while “KPOP” explores the making of South Korean pop stars.
Theater may be full of romantic notions about gambling, but a choked cultural and tourist crossroads is nowhere to welcome bettors.
"& Juliet" is a new Broadway musical, with Max Martin's songs and a cheeky rewrite of "Romeo and Juliet."
Bruce Norris’s off-Broadway work is tough stuff, questioning how society treats those convicted of heinous acts.
“People, Places & Things” treads familiar turf even as it showcases the talents of a central character played by Kristen Bush.
The 1987 musical from Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine is revived by the perfect company.
Shakespeare Theatre Company resets the popular comedy as a Washington, D.C., farce.
The acclaimed comedian brings “Just for Us” to D.C.'s Woolly Mammoth Theatre.
The board of the D.C. company circulates a letter in response to layoffs at a venerable Chicago theater company.
And it’s been double duty for Simon Godwin, artistic director of Shakespeare Theatre Company, who created versions of the Bard’s comedy in two styles on two continents.
David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori’s delightful musical marks its official opening in Times Square.
“The Playboy of the Western World” gets a dramatic updating, while “Home?” details a Palestinian actress’s quest for a safe artistic haven.
On the occasion of "The Lion King's" 25th anniversary on Broadway, a father and daughter return to savor its durable rewards.