Articles tagged: Theater
Exclusion tactfully tackles representation in Hollywood by contemplating what’s true, what sells, and what’s funny
Exclusion investigates who gets the power of the pen and who gets silenced through a skillful incorporation of critical comedy.
More than anything, Rocky Horror is about self-acceptance, a sentiment immediately exposed to the audience.
“A Season of Sondheim”: Signature Theatre’s Pacific Overtures pays homage to Japanese theatrical traditions
Signature Theatre’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s Pacific Overtures handles its complex subject matter sensitively, but never with kid gloves.
Content warning: Dear Evan Hansen discusses suicide Well, like it or not it is here: the long-awaited film adaptation of the smash-hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen. Theater fans may... Read more
The future of theatre looms ahead.
Six students and alumni from Georgetown and Howard are developing their own plays through Arena Stage’s Playwrights’ Arena.
As the lights dim on the elaborately crafted nightclub for the show’s opening, a jarring flash of white light jolts the audience awake. An ensemble of soldiers stands onstage, their... Read more
Serving as a mostly faithful retelling that is still able to feel like a unique story, J.B. is a riveting adaptation of the Book of Job, one of the more... Read more
Ghosts come alive at the start of Arena Stage’s production of Indecent, the dust rising from the actors’ heavy overcoats in poetic plumes. Lemml (Ben Cherry, bearded and earnest) serves... Read more
As I sat on the hard plastic of a rigid chair in the auditorium of the Walsh Black Box Theater, watching the twists and turns of “Happy” unfold before my... Read more
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Lady Chatterly’s Lover, and Catcher in the Rye — what do these three books have in common? They have, at some point, been banned... Read more