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  • Candide at The Shakespeare Theatre

    The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s first musical theater performance at Sidney Harman Hall comes with this magnificent comic operetta, boasting music by Leonard Bernstein (West Side...

  • Mary Stuart at The Washington Shakespeare Co.

    A must-see for Wolf Hall groupies (and HBO Tudors hoi palloi), the Washington Shakespeare Company’s Mary Stuart is spare, measured and unadorned. For director Colin...

  • All in the Family

    As one contemplates the Washington Shakespeare Company's move from Clark Street to Rosslyn, it's easy to imagine a magical creature emerging from its dark cave...

  • Richard III at Washington Shakespeare Co.

    One of Shakespeare’s most complex and fascinating characters is central to Richard III, arguably the bard’s most entertaining history play. The Washington Shakespeare Company is...

  • Set to Stun

    Christopher Henley photographed by Julian Vankim on Friday, Sept. 10 Going to a Washington Shakespeare Company performance at the Clark Street Playhouse was always something...

  • 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...