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All posts tagged "shakespeare theatre company"

  • Life After Folk

    ''Could you tell me, like, where's a good place to go?'' -- Justin Taylor, Episode 1, Queer as Folk. Many of us first saw Randy...

  • Puppet Masters

    Brent Michael DiRoma is standing in the middle of the lobby of the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Lansburgh Theatre as a small crew of Metro Weekly...

  • Sing Out Loud

    Despite the time that's passed since Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx and Jeff Whitty first sent their profanity-spewing puppets on stage to deliver such toe-tappers as...

  • Coverboy Q [video]

      Last Friday, July 16, in the lobby of the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Lansburgh Theatre, Yusef Najafi sat down with Nicky and Rod, two of...

  • Suffragette City

    For those who tend to think of late Victorian/early Edwardian feminism in terms of the insuppressibly cheerful suffragette mother in Mary Poppins, George Bernard Shaw's...

  • Screenings at Shakespeare

    Organizers of the 19th annual Reel Affirmations Film Festival, running Oct. 15 to 24, announced this week that the upcoming event’s main venue will be...

  • Designing Woman

    Despite the bohemian trendiness of the '30s when Noel Coward wrote Design for Living, he must have known that most audiences, being typically conventional, would...

  • Drinking Again

    Pulling it out yet again (sometimes literally in this case), the Washington Shakespeare Company delivers a superbly in-yer-face production of Tennessee Williams' study in disheveled...

  • God Damned

    Alas, where to begin? There are but two ways of looking at director Ethan McSweeny's interpretation of Euripides' Ion: It is either a masterpiece of...

  • Hounds of Love

    In his somewhat overlong, overdone comic-poignant The Dog in the Manger, now at The Shakespeare Theatre Company's Lansburgh Theatre, Spanish Renaissance playwright Lope de Vega...

  • Pruned Orchard

    Despite a somewhat charged undercurrent, a plethora of highly-choreographed visuals, and some interesting and solid performances, Washington Shakespeare Company's production of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard...

  • Winter Wonderlands

    Among the signs of the holiday season is the appearance of ''family friendly'' shows meant to bridge the divide between serious grown-up work and (the...

  • Well Done

    There is something appealing and unpretentious about the cave-like, yet artfully accented, interior of the Clark Street Playhouse in Crystal City. The many cheerful regulars...

  • She Males

    To borrow from Victor/Victoria, Shakespeare Theatre Company's Juliet is a man, pretending to be a woman.... Oh. Wait. That's it. No need to borrow from...

  • Toga Party

    If you fall into that demographic of individuals who love reading The Onion and seeing the works of William Shakespeare (we'll not mention your Public...