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  • Going Weill

    ''I'm not sure the new generation really knows who he is, or his place in musical theater history,'' Abel Lopez says of Kurt Weill. The...

  • Misanthropic Mamet

    Round House Theatre does very well by playwright David Mamet with its new production of Glengarry Glen Ross, which many consider to be Mamet's best...

  • The One Who Got Away

    If there is a way to think of Margaret, the indefatigable protagonist of David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, it might be with the words of columnist...

  • Nordic Adventures

    Alicia Adams has a dream job. As vice-president for international programming at the Kennedy Center, Adams serves as curator for the center's international festivals, travelling...

  • Local Heroes

    A wolf in sheep's clothing, Thornton Wilder's Our Town lulls with its gentle, sometimes humorous, depiction of small-town New Hampshire life in the early 20th...

  • Pool Days

    A decade after Mary Zimmerman won a Tony Award for her direction of Metamorphoses, her dramatic interpretation of the Ovid classic is still giving her...

  • Shock and Blah

    How does one justify a play with the English language's most vulgar word in its title? Well, that's not my bailiwick here. The best I...

  • 'Zorro' Strikes Again

    Despite billing as ''the first modern superhero,'' Zorro isn't strictly a superhero in Constellation Theatre Company's Zorro. In fact, in this entertaining stage adaptation of...

  • Mighty Sylvester

    Anthony Wayne didn't grow up with Sylvester. In fact, the Norfolk, Va., native was only a kid when the flamboyant and openly gay disco legend...

  • Family Ties

    For those who squirm at the mere mention of the word ''vaudeville,'' a quick glance at the The American Century Theater's ad for The Show...

  • Sexually Speaking

    ''I would get up and tell a story that might take place in an orgy or something … and I could see the NPR crowd...

  • Social Contractions

    If you've heard of British playwright Mike Bartlett, it's no doubt because of his provocative play Cock, which last season created a sensation off-Broadway –...

  • Homeless

    ''We're in a bit of flux trying to figure out how best to accomplish everything that we'd planned,'' says WSC Avant Bard's Christopher Henley. That...

  • War Torn

    War is a drug on which human society appears to be hopelessly addicted. That, at least, is the sad essence of An Iliad, Lisa Peterson...

  • Kate Wingfield's Best and Worst Stage of 2012

    {Strange Interlude: Francesca Faridany (Photo by Scott Suchman)} A good night at the theater is kind of like plane travel for brains. A really great...

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