This world premiere play by Paola Lázaro takes an unflinching look at confronting trauma through the stories of Lola, played with ferocity by the playwright herself.
The Great Leap at Round House Theatre presents a rapid-fire, funny, (very) profane, and often painful contemporary character tale reflected through two specific events in the lives of four characters in a deftly choreographed ensemble piece.
Theater lovers delight — while we can’t say the footlights are back on for this particular production, the stage doors are open again for “live” theater in Washington, DC. It was a delight to return to The Shakespeare Theatre Company for the first time in… Read More
Children of Medea is a vivid one-woman show of adolescence, fantasy, and transformation, written and performed by Sue Jin Song (winner of the Best of Fringe Award when it premiered at the 2008 DC Fringe Festival).
Antionette Nwandu’s Pass Over at Studio Theater is not an easy play to watch, but good theater can often be about that which is not easy. Directed by Psalmayene 24, Pass Over is a mash-up of Waiting for Godot, the Bible Book of Exodus, and today’s tragic Chicago Tribune headlines, often expressed in a… Read More
If you love history and humanity, story-telling — and simply seeing the good guy win for a change — then hurry to the D.C. debut of David Seidler’s original play The King’s Speech – which inspired the 2010 Oscar-winning film by the same name –… Read More
Constellation Theater’s production of 39 Steps is a rollicking good time for all ages. A not-so-classic film noir, the stage version of 39 Steps is an antic farce of the original film by the same name, adapted by Patrick Barlow, and paying homage to the genre and… Read More
You might scratch your head and wonder what inspired someone to wake one morning and think, “I’m going to write a show about Jewish life in 1905 Tsarist Russia . . . and make it a musical!” But after seeing The National Theatre’s boisterous, heartwarming… Read More
Right now at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater it’s the summer of 1899, and the newsboys of New York City are about to take on two of the most powerful men in the country — Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst — and win.… Read More
If you’re looking to see a show like none you’ve ever seen before, hurry to get your tickets to Emmy Award® winner John Leguizamo’s sixth one-man venture Latin History for Morons during its short, three-day run at National Theater before it’s gone. Raunchy and rude, yet also poignant… Read More