A parent-teacher meeting simmers with fury after a fifth-grader kills himself in Forum Theatre drama.
“Giant Box of Porn” earns laughs then gets serious as young marrieds ask what they really want.
San Francisco’s Charlie Varon returns to Washington with a literary tale of an old man’s crosstown trip
The New York-based Hunger & Thirst Collective presents the back story of Key and national anthem.
A classroom hamster dies, and a Capital Fringe play gently teaches kids about politics.
Unusual instruments and clever lyrics from a droll duo, vets of D.C. commedia troupe Faction of Fools.
Ron Litman’s in a lather about the fate of the world in the tuneful and energetic show.
Ensemble show with minimal settings documents random acts of kindness.
Don’t look for anything frisky and sharp in this gentle, conventional buddy dramedy at the Fringe Festival.
Show that’s part haunted house, part scavenger hunt stretches across two floors of an empty building.
Deaf actor Hector Reynoso tackles Hemingway novel as Fringe festival launches.
The actor and solo performer talks about how he got interesting in performing history.
Until the centrak home of the festival is established, many venues host the performances of the event.
The festival’s new space in the Trinidad neighborhood puts it in a spot for success
The popular perfomance arts event will centralize its operations in the venue on Florida Ave. NE.
This is only the second time that director Julie Taymor’s inventive staging has come to Washington.
He has bounced back from addiction and hard times and now stars in “Cloak and Dagger,” which he wrote.
The comedian, who stepped down as “Tonight Show” host this year, will be honored in an October ceremony.
The stars of “The Totalitarians” at Woolly Mammoth discuss the play and theater life in Washington.
It takes time to get airborne for No Rules Theatre’s ’60s sex farce about a cad juggling three stewardesses.
Nelson has been writing about theater and other arts – but mostly theater – for the Post since 1999. (First love: movies. First piece for the Post: a hunt for romantic lessons in Woody Allen films.) He recently finished a PhD studying American political theater, and has a book forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan. Lately he has been keeping an eye (and ear) on Broadway-themed cabarets and concerts.