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Comedy, Readings, Lectures, Miscellany
A new adaptation of Alexis Piron’s classic 1738 French farce
A contemplation on Macbeth, David Greig's Dunsinane offers reflection on modern global conflicts
An adaptation built for a new century with laughs that will last
From Melissa Etheridge to Voca People to Shakespeare, there's a lot you'll want to see
Dance festival showcases rising local dance talent
Now in its sixth year, the Velocity DC Dance Festival, held at the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Sidney Harman Hall, has become fall’s leading showcase of...
“It has all the elements of a great night at Shakespeare mashed into one,” Alan Paul says of The Winter’s Tale, whose hard-to-characterize plot incorporates...
Separated by time and genre, you wouldn’t expect Noel Coward’s 1930s ever-so-British rom-com Private Lives to have much in common with Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s The...
Michael Urie has long focused on finding the funny
Like 16th century versions of the biopic, Shakespeare’s Richard II, Henry IV (Parts 1 and 2), and Henry V, contemplate fascinating lives through an auteur’s...
''For us there can be no happiness,'' Hero says, direly, to the woman he loves, Philia, in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to...
It is hard to see Yael Farber's play Mies Julie without reflecting on J.M. Coetzee's extraordinary novel Disgrace. Both set in post-apartheid South Africa, each...
No one refers to Washington as a capital, or even a hotbed, of dance. But a growing number of nationally known dance companies do call...