Award-winning actress and playwright Lolita Chakrabarti (Life of Pi), masterfully explores how the life and career of one of the most renowned early 19th century Shakespearean actors — and the first Black actor to play Othello on the London stage on 1833 — Ira Aldridge (played by Amari Cheatom) may have lived and died.
Even those familiar with this iconic play will have moments of shock… and awe.
ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME is a fun night out, filled with pop tunes you know and love to dance to — that also takes the tiara off cherished fairytale characters with a modern empowerment agenda that seeks to redefine ‘happily ever after.’
Audiences again enjoyed Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Will on the Hill via Vimeo this year, a venue that offered the company the opportunity to incorporate more policymakers than almost ever before while taking a jab at the technical headaches and hassles of the past 18 months.
Shakespeare Theatre Company is resuming live performances in September according to Artistic Director Simon Godwin, and the Theatre’s 2021/2022 season will include some Shakespearean favorites and the first Broadway-bound musical premiering on STC’s stage: Once Upon a One More Time.
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
For those who have enjoyed streaming video, but have missed the reality of the theater, Page’s performance is a welcome return to the stage, with lighting, music, props, and dramatic staging all serving to enhance the torturously terrific tale: All the Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented the Villain
All the Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented the Villain, an immersive sound experience called Blindness, The Crucible, The Chairs, Red Velvet, and As You Like It comprise STC’s upcoming season, offered as both online or in socially-distanced theatrical options when DC reaches Phase 3.
It was quite a bit different watching Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Will on the Hill via Vimeo this year. Audiences loved how they could more easily identify the Congressional players (and Members of Parliament!) and other notables, but it was also a little easier to get… Read More
One of D.C.’s iconic bi-partisan events is going online — and thus accessible to the entire nation for the first time ever. (Thanks for the COVID silver lining STC!) On Monday, September 14, 2020 Members of Congress and distinguished Washington influencers from both sides of… Read More