Bringing ‘A Monster Calls’ from the page to the stage
Director Sally Cookson talks about her theatrical adaptation of the acclaimed novel "A Monster Calls," now at the Kennedy Center.
Susan Jaffe might blow up the entire way we think about ballet
The former ballerina's vision for American Ballet Theatre could bring the acclaimed company into the 21st century.
They all starred in ‘Godspell.’ Then they became comedy legends.
An oral history of the legendary 1972 Toronto production of “Godspell,” which featured Martin Short, Eugene Levy, Gilda Radner, Andrea Martin, Victor Garber and Paul Shaffer.
World-premiere plays in D.C. confront trauma in stunning ways
The very best of these, “John Proctor Is the Villain" at Studio Theatre, is nothing less than revelatory
David Strathairn speaks for a Holocaust hero. It’s time to listen.
Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn stars in "Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski" at Georgetown University.
Cast of the Shakespeare Theatre’s ‘Our Town’ is an all-local affair
A cast entirely composed of local actors performs the Thornton Wilder classic at Sidney Harman Hall.
For Carol Burnett, the Sondheim award is personal
Signature Theatre bestows its Stephen Sondheim Award on the legendary performer, who was the last person to be handpicked by Sondheim to receive the honor.
Ralph Fiennes, Jodie Comer and other stars light up London plays
Great actors remind us why we go to the theater, even when we’re weary.
Spoken-word poetry buoys ‘The Joy That Carries You’ in Olney premiere
An uplifting vision is at the heart of new play by local playwrights Awa Sal Secka and Dani Stoller.
Q&A: The Estefans on finally seeing their story onstage in Spanish
"On Your Feet!," the Gloria and Emilio Estefan jukebox musical, is making its Spanish language debut at GALA Hispanic Theatre.
‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ is back in D.C. with new rhymes, familiar face
"Hamilton" alumnus Christopher Jackson joins the improvised hip-hop show for performances at the Kennedy Center.
In Paola Lázaro’s new play, revenge isn’t so sweet
‘There’s Always the Hudson,’ a new revenge-themed play by ’The 'Walking Dead’ actress Paola Lázaro, premieres at Woolly Mammoth.
Mosaic Theater’s ‘Marys Seacole’ is an ode to mothers of all stripes
Jackie Sibblies Drury’s historically inspired meditation on caregiving draws on the autobiography of a British Jamaican nurse.
Spanish debut of ‘On Your Feet!’ showcases Estefans’ universal appeal
Gloria Estefan wrote new Spanish lyrics for four songs in the jukebox musical, now onstage at GALA Hispanic Theatre.
Musical ‘A Strange Loop’ leads the 2022 Tony nominations, with 11 nods
The nominations for the 75th Tony Awards were announced Monday morning.
Studio Theatre’s ‘John Proctor Is the Villain’ rethinks ‘The Crucible’
Kimberly Belflower's play imagines contemporary high school students considering Arthur Miller's 'The Crucible' through the lens of the #MeToo movement.
High marks for Studio Theatre’s ‘John Proctor Is the Villain’
A knockout cast anchors Kimberly Belflower’s inspired play, which speaks to Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” and #MeToo
Angélique Kidjo’s new musical theater work comes to the Kennedy Center
"Yemandja," a new musical theater work cowritten by Angélique Kidjo, her husband and daughter at the Kennedy Center.