Nelson Pressley

Theater criticWashington, D.C.


The sprawling summertime event settles in near H Street NE, with a satellite site in Brookland.

  • Jul 2, 2015

The council approves $200,000 to study and develop a “unified cultural plan“

  • Jul 2, 2015

The $2.6 million renewal was unveiled with an unremarkable production of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.”

  • Jul 1, 2015

Happenstance Theater puts on such a witty, charming make-believe circus that playing along is irresistible.

  • Jun 30, 2015

The comic cast is up to scratch in the production of Mel Brooks’s record-setting show.

  • Jun 29, 2015

Producers hope to put Lawrence Wright’s play on the Great White Way in 2016-17.

  • Jun 25, 2015

Highlights from this year’s Source Festival.

  • Jun 12, 2015

The new bilingual musical “Las Polacas” sheds light on a real-life slave-running pipeline.

  • Jun 11, 2015

The 2012 Broadway hit flaunts its Tony-winning choreography at the National Theatre.

  • Jun 10, 2015

Sex and violence are front and center in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s angry version of the classic farce.

  • Jun 9, 2015
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