Jeanna Sakata has written a timely play that fails to scratch beyond the surface of its tragedy
Robert Schenkkan's compelling exploration of Lyndon B. Johnson offers a lot of food for thought
By embracing three centuries of popular songs, Luke Frazier's American Pops Orchestra is taking orchestral music to new, diverse heights
Our Critics André Hereford and Kate Wingfield pick their 5 best D.C.-area stage productions of 2017
Pajama Game brings serious steam to an exuberant Golden Age musical, while Top Girls is powered by a potent, all-female cast.
Arhur Miller's "The Price" is the stuff of playwriting dreams
Karen Zacarias' Native Gardens offers a funny, D.C.-specific look at race and class in America
Arena Stage's Mead Center complex hosts an afternoon of free performances, a sale of costumes fit for Halloween, and accessories from previous shows
Nicholas Rodriguez on nontraditional casting, becoming an LGBTQ role model, and the joy of Sondheim
Imagining a future where Trump gets his wall
Arena's Smart People is a series of rushed vignettes and missed opportunities
A Raisin in the Sun endures as a timeless jewel, and Arena’s production is a chance to see it truly shine
With Intelligence, D.C. gets a wonky play it's uniquely qualified to enjoy
What's happening around town, week of March 16 to 23
Jackie Maxwell is fully aware of the contemporary parallels evoked by Lillian Hellman's "Rhine"