Constellation has taken School for Lies, a guilty pleasure of extreme social hypocrisy, misunderstood intention, and mistaken identity, and made it a must-not-miss night of theatre comedy. In fact, it’s among the best we’ve seen at Constellation!
This one hour of contemporary New Age theater contains movement and prose, but music is skillfully at the center of it all.
Play-within-a-play story lines are a common literary device in theater (say, Shakespeare’s Hamlet) and film (The Producers or Moulin Rouge). The meta-plays both advance the plot and highlight important themes or messages in the story. Or, they can totally scramble your brain and leave you wondering “Wait,… Read More
A full-scale production of The Skin of Our Teeth can feel like purgatory, with Thornton Wilder’s 1942 script weighing in at close to 3 hours. Thankfully, the Constellation Theater has revived a peppy, eye-popping version that keeps things moving as the human race grapples with madcap challenges for… Read More
I’ll start by saying that this was K Street Magazine’s first invitation to Constellation Theater Company, and we found it to be just what the DC theater scene needed: an intimate space for daring and experimental theater. Constellation’s rougher, elbowy savant is a welcome addition… Read More