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One Night in Miami: Centerstage scores TKO with riveting play about Civil Rights era

Tory Andrus, Sullivan Jones, Esau Pritchett and Grasan Kingsberry in One Night in Miami. (Richard Anderson) On a warm winter night in February 1964, Cassius Clay – a brash young boxer from Lexington, Kentucky – soundly defeated Sonny Liston, the […]

Tory Andrus, Sullivan Jones, Esau Pritchett and Grasan Kingsberry in One Night in Miami (courtesy photo)

One Night in Miami: Centerstage scores TKO with riveting play about Civil Rights era

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Tory Andrus, Sullivan Jones, Esau Pritchett and Grasan Kingsberry in One Night in Miami. (Richard Anderson) On a warm winter night in February 1964, Cassius Clay – a brash young boxer from Lexington, Kentucky – soundly defeated Sonny Liston, the […]

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Carley J. Bales as Mary Hartman. (Courtesy Annex Theatre)

Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman: Very funny, Very funny

Carly J. Bales as beleaguered housewife Mary Hartman. (Courtesy Annex Theatre) Poor Mary Hartman. She leads such a tangled life. Her icy marriage is on the rocks. Her senile grandfather

Bruce Randolph Nelson and Beth Hylton in Deathtrap (Clinton Brandhagen)

Deathtrap delivers delicious twists at Everyman Theatre

Bruce Randolph Nelson makes a point with Beth Hylton in Deathtrap.  (ClintonBPhotography) You’ve got to hand it to Vince Lancisi and the company at Everyman Theatre. With holiday decorations hitting

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The Tempest: Fair winds blow at Washington’s Shakespeare Theatre Company

“Come unto these yellow sands, And then take hands. Curtsied when you have and kissed The wild waves whist, Foot is featly here and there; And, sweet sprites, the

Eric Park and Jessica Ruth Baker tango in Welcome To The White Room (Britt Olsen-Ecker)

Welcome to the White Room: Curious comedy premiers at Glass Mind Theatre

Eric J. Park and Jessica Ruth Baker take time to tango in Welcome to the White Room. (Britt Olsen Ecker) For some people, there is a very fine line between

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It’s A Wonderful Life – A Live Radio Play: No wings for fluttering Centerstage production

The cast of Centerstage's It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play (Richard Anderson) Radio. For almost half a century, radio was more than a place for music and news. It

From left, Ann Arvia (Golde) and Valerie Leonard (Yente) in “Fiddler on the Roof.” The show runs through Jan. 4, 2015 at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. (Margot Schulman)

Fiddler on the Roof’s matchmakers: Yea or Nay?

Two actors, two views on matchmakers and one play about arranged marriages. Columbia resident Valerie Leonard is a matchmaker (Yente) and grandmother (Tzeitel) in "Fiddler on the Roof" at Arena Stage in

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Grounded: Actress Megan Anderson scores direct hit at Everyman Theatre

Megan Anderson stars as The Pilot in Grounded at Everyman Theatre. (ClintonBPhotography) Twenty-first century warfare has produced a new kind of warrior and with it, an entirely new set of

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Next to Normal: Less than lyrical rock musical meanders aimlessly at Centerstage

Michael Winther, Ariela Morgenstern and Kally Duling in Next to Normal at Centerstage. (Richard Anderson) Musical theatre lovers have a chance this weekend to see two very different shows which

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‘Marie Antoinette’ proves all good things must come to an end

From left, Bradley Foster Smith (Axel Fersen), Joe Isenberg (Louis XVI) and Kimberly Gilbert (Marie Antoinette) star in Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s “Marie Antoinette. The shows run in Washington,

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