Performance


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Snippets from a Strokes concert

I was on a mission to experience The Strokes in all of their manifest, authentic glory at least once in my life, and nothing could stand in my way. 

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Bad Bunny’s “World’s Hottest Tour” is the perfect summer send-off

Bad Bunny transported concert-goers to the beaches of Puerto Rico and gave D.C. a much-needed opportunity to let loose and say goodbye to summer.  

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Violet Brings Faith, Hope, and Music to Georgetown’s Davis Center

The strong dichotomy between hope and tragedy in the narrative and Gleason's impactful directorial choices turned the show into a beautiful, lingering memory. 

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Synetic Theater’s The Servant of Two Masters brings movement and life to a centuries-old classic

A complicated play with several major plot points conveyed to the audience through characters’ verbal recounting of events, it hardly seems the perfect candidate for an adaptation without any words.

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Conan Gray embodies versatility in a stellar return to the stage

Conan Gray’s 2022 tour has been long-awaited, and it certainly did not disappoint. In fact, it was a true testament to his stellar artistry.

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Felly’s “Rush of the Road” tour demonstrates that the most integral part of a performance is the audience

Christian Felner, whose stage name is Felly, found a love for music in the same town that I did.

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Grab a seat at Signature Theatre’s Daphne’s Dive

As soon as the audience enters Signature Theatre’s ARK, they become immersed in the world of Daphne’s Dive. To get to their seats, they must walk across the black-and-white checkered... Read more

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Gus Dapperton’s Last Stop

The screams faded, the lights returned to their normal stable yellow hue, and the crowd slowly started to trickle onto the street, ears still ringing, mouths still grinning. It was... Read more

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Beyond the Lights sits at the intersection of commentary and theatre

It’s five minutes to show time on the opening night of Beyond the Lights, and nobody knows exactly what to expect. The air buzzes, electric with barely contained enthusiasm and... Read more

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Cabaret blurs the line between reality and performance

nomadictheatre and the Theater and Performance Studies (TPST) program have made their co-produced return to the stage with a Broadway classic, spectacular ambience, and a whole lot of glitter. Audiences... Read more

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Exhausting and evocative, Machinal is a massive triumph for Mask and Bauble

Machinal’s set could hardly be any more simplistic. The floor and the walls are covered in basic black and white geometric shapes, vaguely reminiscent of the lighted windows of a... Read more

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Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski highlights the role of theatre in social change

With just one actor (David Strathairn) and stark scenery, Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski harnesses the power of storytelling to convey a message that transcends time and the... Read more

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Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Blindness dazzles in darkness—and solitude

Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Sidney Harman Hall has opened the house once again. Well, not “house,” exactly. The theater’s in-person debuting return, an actorless show, begins the moment the audience files... Read more

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Signature Theatre’s Midnight at the Never Get breaks just the right amount of promises

The premise is deceptively simple. It is a cabaret show about the fabulous and dramatic lives of a songwriter and a performer at the close of the golden age of... Read more

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Patrick Page thrills in All the Devils Are Here at the Shakespeare Theatre Company

Footsteps echo in a darkened theater. Every seat in the house is empty, and somehow, it makes the audience shiver even more. All the Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented... Read more

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Tricked-out monologue meets pared-down musical, Round House Theatre’s A Boy and his Soul doesn’t miss a beat online

There is a certain beauty in watching a show and thinking, “this could have been done so poorly.”  It means not just that all the right choices were made, but... Read more

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Signature Theatre’s Simply Sondheim gives us a taste of what we’ve been missing

A theater is never truly empty. Even when it is not being used, a ghost light sits on stage, illuminating a venue that would otherwise be completely dark. Since the... Read more

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DBMOAF Weekend One: A Beloved Georgetown Theater Tradition Perseveres in a Virtual Environment

By no miracle, but by the determination and talent of a group of scrappy Georgetown students, the Donn B. Murphy One Acts Festival (DBMOAF) has persevered in an environment that... Read more

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Theatre at a distance: Nomadic’s Love & Information

Georgetown’s Nomadic Theatre has been hard at work, even at a distance. The student-run theatre troupe presented its pre-recorded, virtual production of Love & Information on Facebook Live from Nov.... Read more

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Despite COVID-19, the show tries to go on

Across the country, theaters were some of the first businesses to close due to COVID-19. Though many have tried to move productions online, nothing is the same. Watch below to... Read more