Peter Marks

Theater critic


The new interactive show from innovative dog & pony dc wants to turn audiences into inventors.

  • Sep 16, 2014

South Africa’s Isango Ensemble (making its U.S. debut) beautifully remolds the Western work.

  • Sep 15, 2014

Joe Calarco, a company regular, will come on full time to spearhead the development of new works.

  • Sep 14, 2014

  • Sep 11, 2014

The comedy-drama focuses on smart young people with zero direction and less than zero judgement.

  • Sep 11, 2014

Strong performances are undermined by a thin plot in Amy Herzog's domestic thriller at Studio Theatre.

  • Sep 10, 2014

Vanessa Hudgens “was like screaming in the car,” after landing the role for the pre-Broadway run.

  • Sep 10, 2014

Folger Theatre hosts Shakespeare's Globe for a "King Lear" performed by a mere eight actors.

  • Sep 9, 2014

Andrew Hinderaker’s play about a gay, paralyzed football star premieres at Olney Theatre Center.

  • Sep 8, 2014

Theater's fall enchantments.

  • Sep 6, 2014
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Peter Marks joined the Washington Post as its chief theater critic in 2002. Prior to that he worked for nine years at the New York Times, on the culture, metropolitan and national desks, and spent about four years as its off-Broadway drama critic.
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