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Man of La Mancha: Missteps mar memorable musical at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Aldonza (Amber Iman) comforts Don Quixote (Anthony Warlow) in Man of La Mancha. (Courtesy) Is it possible for a single performer to nearly ruin an otherwise excellent production of one of Broadway’s most beloved musicals? The answer, unfortunately, is “Yes” […]

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Man of La Mancha: Missteps mar memorable musical at Shakespeare Theatre Company

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Aldonza (Amber Iman) comforts Don Quixote (Anthony Warlow) in Man of La Mancha. (Courtesy) Is it possible for a single performer to nearly ruin an otherwise excellent production of one of Broadway’s most beloved musicals? The answer, unfortunately, is “Yes” […]

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Oh Dad, Poor Dad: Freudian farce lights up Annex Theatre

Sarah Heiderman and Rjyan Kidwell star at Annex Theatre. (Kelli Williams) Two things should be noted about last Friday’s performance of an odd little play at The Station North Chicken

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The Dum Dums: Deep space doldrums descend on Glass Mind Theatre

How do you spell depression? Try being the astro navigator who plots a four year trip to a distant planet, only to awaken from suspended animation to discover you’ve made

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Naked Girls Reading DC: Baring all for the love of literature

Audience members and readers relax for an evening of classics with Naked Girls Reading DC. (Anthony C. Hayes) One of my fondest memories from childhood is the weekly story time

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The Symposium: Sudden Satyrs dish love and libations at Terrault Contemporary

Centuries before Elizabeth Barrett Browning couched the question, “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways”, the Greek philosopher Plato settled into his own divan to offer

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

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

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

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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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