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Plus: Black Women's Playwright Group develops new theater app.
Just the cast, for a White House visit.
Celebrate Belize's birthday or see a wordless retelling of a story you already know.
One of TheatreWashington's most competitive awards can take a new theater company to the next level—but not always.
The Shakespeare Theatre Company dominated with 26 nominations.
A new take on a whimsical ballet brightens your dreary Thursday.
Collectively, this Shakespeare Theatre twofer is a wild, fun-filled riot with laughs aplenty for the whole family.
Theater Alliance's take on the Langston Hughes classic adds a new dimension to this year's production.
See telekinetic young people make magic on stage.
During a sobering time in Paris, the Virginia Opera's production of this Parisian classic felt particularly mournful.
Go see Appomattox—especially if you’re not an opera fan.
Nearly a year after firing Ari Roth, Theater J has hired Adam Immerwahr as its new artistic director.
The In Series' latest opera—part of its "Made In America" series—is about as dull as life on the farm.
"Maybe the film will be a complete failure, and no one will go see it in a cinema? Who knows?"
Not all District theaters want you to put your cell phone away during performances.
"I've always had a passion for the arts."
Cohen comes from DCist and has written for Washington City Paper, Spin, The American Interest, The Week, and more.
A delicate portrait gets coarse around the edges with the addition of an hour's worth of musical material.
"Garfield represents the id we would all wish to be if societal rules didn't force us to be polite and kind."
If you’re going to take liberties with famous works of literature, you might as well give us a happy ending or more sex and violence or something.
"Even though we’re doing some of our best work now, it’s better to go out in a blaze of glory.”
A murderous musical, a new opera about justice, and music at Fort Dupont
A Shakespeare production featuring women? What is this, amateur hour?!
The Chamber Dance Project mixes the old (an onstage string quartet) with the new (live dance improv).
Newsies might make you feel like you're gonna be 14 forever.
The 10th annual Capital Fringe festival is ramping up, and City Paper's Fringeworthy blog (formerly Fringe & Purge) is looking for fresh blood. Want to see the shows for free, sound off …
Cross-dressing, switched identities, and R. Kelly trapped-in-the-closet scenarios deign to prevent a count from sexually assaulting or murdering anyone.
Plus: The D.C. theater community remembers PJ Paparelli.
At Arena, a stunning musical about depression-and pills. Lots of pills.