Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died

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Sadie Hasler’s bruising comedy takes an irreverent point of view.

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The Putin piece is absurd, while a mass violence incident sends a playwright toward ancient Greek models.

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Three dancers are out, but claims of sexual degradation and a toxic environment must trigger a broader reckoning. 

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Theater J presents a powerful story of a teenager who escaped the Nazi regime.

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Middle East politics and deep secrets strain a D.C. family.

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Arena Stage revives the late comic’s style.

Two dancers have been fired from the New York City Ballet amid accusations that they were part of a ring of male dancers who inappropriately shared nude photos and videos of women

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Two dancers have been fired from the New York City Ballet amid accusations that they were part of a ring of male dancers who inappropriately shared nude photos and videos of women

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Shirlington troupe gets extra points for being user-friendly.

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Retiring artistic director Michael Kahn is going big, then going home, with “Inspector Calls” and “The Oresteia,” among others.

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Folger Theatre revisits a Restoration-era version of the tragedy.

A German theater company is ending a tour of China early after a theater canceled two showings of Henrik Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People.”

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1st Stage’s production of Alan Ayckbourn’s dark comedy is creaky.

  • Celia Wren, style@washpost.com
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The performances are mixed in this production of the epic love story.

  • Celia Wren
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Woolly Mammoth Theatre stages Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s office dramedy.

Report: Iran detains artists over Shakespeare’s summer midnight’s dream

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How not to handle musical masterpieces.

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Just say om.

Thanks, Broadway: The Pulitzer Prize winner’s stock rises at age 66.

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