- Email Newsletters
- Subscriber Center
- News & Comment
- Arts & Culture
- Special Content
- Print Edition
And Open Circle's production is straight-ahead.
By The Waters of Babylon does everything it can to succeed.
Shakespeares romance is transposed to the groovy 60s. Shakespeares romance is transposed to the groovy 60s.
Thanks to the cast, Kvetch overcomes its own lack of pith.
The Reps production is a monumental effort that includes a pool containing 840 cubic feet of water, buckets of rain falling from the rafters, and lots of moving parts onstage.
A plays characters performliterallyas if their lives depended on it.
A Dickens classic collapses before your eyes.
Like Edgar Allan Poe and Ambrose Bierce, the Rhode Island–born author H.P. Lovecraft created insular fictional worlds ruled by a brutally bizarre and paranoid kind… Continue reading
Vashon troupe offers an intriguing piece of American Zen.
There are no surprises in this retelling of a classic.
Mrs. KleinFascinating, disturbing, and rewarding, Sight Nine's production of Nicholas Wright's three-character period piece, Mrs. Klein, is just the sort of fringe work that should… Continue reading
A Schmeater disaster and transcendence at ACT.
Nicholas Robbins' two new "American absurdist plays," Sunny Cafe and Gremet, are nothing if not ambitious—with all that double-edged adjective implies. A recent graduate of… Continue reading
The play offers little more than an educated persons move-by-move recap of the rush to war.
In a kind of kitchen-sink psychobabble that eerily imitates the tone of the play itself, Theater Schmeater's press release describes Bug as a "tense comedic… Continue reading
In a departure from its usual gritty, avant-garde productions of plays by young authors, Washington Ensemble Theatre is tackling a bit of classical Greek drama,… Continue reading
Meet the world's most unjustifiably confident singer.
Few writers seem as possessed by genius as Franz Kafka, the Austrian insurance-company clerk whose nightly expeditions into the recesses of bureaucratic madness and erotic… Continue reading