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  • A Woman Alone: 'Strange Interlude'

    In the pantheon of social types, there have always been the over-qualified and under-employed. These are the alphas that, never quite launching, end up using...

  • STC Sets Memorial

    The Shakespeare Theatre Company today announced plans for a memorial celebration of Jared Neff, who died March 7 from pneumonia-related complications. Neff, 30, a Missouri...

  • Losing a Loved One

    In January, Jared Neff was back in his home state. He had a workshop to teach at the Missouri State Thespians state conference for students:...

  • Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

    Two Gentleman from Verona at Shakespeare Theatre Matters of the heart take a rather bloody turn in director P.J. Paparelli's vision of Shakespeare's comedy The...

  • Rising Star

    ''I can't even straighten my hair,'' the unforgettable Afro-headed character Michael Flores joked in Todd Graff's endearing indie film Camp from 2003. ''That's kind of...

  • A Giddy Thing

    Wince you might at the idea of Much Ado About Nothing rendered as a 1930s screwball comedy set in Cuba, but save the potential wrinkles....

  • Musical Realities

    Among tragically themed musicals, Parade marches to the beat of a particularly bleak (and real) drummer: Leo Frank, a Northern Jewish factory manager doomed to...

  • Overly Apparent

    Adaptation is a funny thing. What worked so shamelessly and wonderfully for adaptor David Ives in the Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of The Liar two...

  • The Merchant of Venice at The Shakespeare

    Ethan McSweeney directs The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare’s compelling look at human nature and the insidious nature of power, justice and revenge. The Shakespeare Theatre...

  • Women of the House

    With its rather dated depiction of the mores, or lack thereof, of the modern wartime journalist, some aspects of Tom Stoppard's Night and Day may...

  • 2011 Capital Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner [video]

    D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (D) spoke at the Capital Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce's (CAGLCC) Annual Awards dinner on Friday, April 8, at...

  • Juno and the Paycock at WSC

    The Irish tenements of the early 1920s were a close-knit and crowded place. Seated cheek-by-jowl at the Washington Shakespeare Company’s compelling Juno and the Paycock,...

  • Satirical Song

    Next June, Doug Peck will get married in his hometown of Chicago. ”It’s not legal yet but we’re doing it anyway,” he says. The...

  • Good Cheer

    Despite the valiant attempts being made in some corners, the bright bauble of reality television has eclipsed what was once television's most reliable version of...

  • Artisphere's Holiday Hugs and Kisses

    On Saturday afternoon, Dec. 4, Artisphere hosted Holiday Hugs & Kisses ''to demonstrate broad community and regional support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT)...

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