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  • Heart of Darkness

    Adapting an adaptation, The American Century Theater puts an intelligent and provocative spin on Orson Welles's Voodoo Macbeth, itself a radical interpretation of Shakespeare's Scottish...

  • Political Animal

    Having West Wing withdrawal? House of Cards DTs? Richard Schiff has the answer for you. It's called Chasing the Hill, and it's a political Web...

  • Skate Away

    ''I remember my dad taking me to the roller-skating rink when I was a kid, and I did have roller blades in college,'' James Ellzy...

  • Perfect Storm

    It's no surprise that Synetic would turn its hand (and bodies) to The Tempest as one of its Silent Shakespeare series. The dreamy, island-bound narrative,...

  • Paige Turns

    Ask Elaine Paige to reflect on her legacy, and she responds expressing awe. ''Well, it's fantastic really, isn't it?'' she says. ''When I look back...

  • Haunted House

    IT'S ALMOST AS hard to describe why The House of the Spirits at GALA Theatre is so satisfying as it is to document the presence...

  • Magical Metamorphoses

    Mary Zimmerman is a professor at Northwestern University, and her show Metamorphoses had its genesis as an academic exercise there nearly two decades ago. But...

  • 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...

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