Nelson Pressley

Theater criticWashington, D.C.


Faction of Fools founder Matthew R. Wilson directs a farce at Tysons and acts solo on Capitol Hill.

  • Nov 26, 2014

The Louis Jordan musical revue gets a phat sound in Robert O’Hara’s super-slick production.

  • Nov 23, 2014

The stage version of the Disney movie is enjoyable but is still finding its sea legs.

  • Nov 17, 2014

The 50-year-old musical glows with tradition.

  • Nov 13, 2014

Wild man Robert O’Hara shifts gears for the jump-jiving Louis Jordan revue at Arena Stage.

  • Nov 13, 2014

The lefty playwright is not so unhappy with Hollywood’s working conditions.

  • Nov 7, 2014

The Pulitzer-winning playwright and “Lincoln” screenwriter on his latest stage epic, now in D.C.

  • Nov 7, 2014

Caleen Sinnette Jennings’s play about a young man doing social work in a rough neighborhood is all heart.

  • Nov 6, 2014

More archetype than modern analogue, this spooky staging makes dark politics feel eternal.

  • Nov 3, 2014

Space in the dressing room is tight, but some actors manage to personalize it.

  • Oct 31, 2014
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