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New plays in Washington tackle some of the most polarizing figures of our time.
Theater J takes on Anna Ziegler’s funny and compassionate play about chronic dissatisfaction.
At Madison Square Garden, a free performance of the Broadway hit soars and astonishes.
Anne Washburn’s “Shipwreck” is the latest play to take on a confounding political era.
Zack Zaromatidis, who plays a World War II veteran in the touring musical, discovered a great-uncle who fought in the Pacific theater.
Artistic director Simon Godwin stages his first play for Shakespeare Theatre Company.
The project will make the company functional for popular, immersive plays and musicals.
Washington Ballet’s Sona Kharatian creates an indelible, sophisticated character in Balanchine’s “Slaughter on Tenth Avenue.”
The French Algerian choreographer takes on toxic masculinity and gender cliches in “Boys Don’t Cry,” coming to Dance Place on Feb. 29 and March 1.
Director Ivo van Hove and choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker put a thrillingly distinctive stamp on a beloved musical.
Director Susan Marie Rhea’s staging brings out the heart and urgency in Anna Ziegler’s 2016 play.
Shakespeare Theatre Company revives a rarely seen gospel play.
Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite,” with John Benjamin Hickey directing, has a Boston trial run.
Ann Washburn’s “Shipwreck” is the latest play to take on a confounding political era.
The play, like its namesake route, is ambitious, unwieldy, conspicuously significant and uncomfortably long.
Gags are the soul of the production, but pulling off this kind of funny business is tricky.
‘Exquisite Agony’ and ‘Celia and Fidel’ spotlight the work of Cuban American playwrights.
When not onstage, some local actors are putting their dramatic skills to work making “talking books” at the Library of Congress.
David Seidler’s play, which premiered in London following the film’s success, is underwhelming in its visit to the National Theatre.
2018 play written and directed by Nilo Cruz brims with poetry and oversize emotion.
Director Ivo van Hove’s radically reimagined Broadway production has its official opening Feb. 20.
At the Olney Theatre, McKeown’s songs explore the relationship between an estranged mother and daughter.
The region’s theaters will dedicate their performances to the late theater advocate on Valentine’s Day.
At the Kennedy Center, Hee Seo shines in American Ballet Theatre’s production.
First-time director Tracy Lynn Olivera oversees a talented collection of comic performers at the Silver Spring Black Box Theatre.
Synetic Theater tackles Gaston Leroux’s 1910 novel in ballet form.
Signature Theatre stages the world premiere of Angelica Chéri and Ross Baum’s new musical.
“Gun & Powder” will have its world premiere at Signature Theatre, where librettist-lyricist Angelica Chéri can’t wait for her family to see it.
“Anything to avoid the thought of the 3,000 people,” says one dancer, explaining why superstitions persist backstage.
Jamar Roberts’s “Ode” somehow manages to show the depth of loss to gun violence, as well as communal unity.
The prolific 35-year-old’s latest project, after “Cabaret” and “Peter Pan and Wendy,” is “Spring Awakening” at Round House.