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All posts tagged "shakespeare theatre company"

  • Daredevils

    Attending a performance of the Washington Shakespeare Company feels a little like getting admitted to a very hip club. Like the hole-in-the-wall bar that always...

  • Return of the King

    It was the late 1990s when Wallace Acton decided he'd had his fill of metropolitan Washington. He packed his bags and moved to New York....

  • Ghosts and Generals

    The language of Conor McPherson's Shining City is a rapid fire staccato. His characters struggle to finish sentences they do not wish to speak and...

  • Roman Candle

    It's funny the way the mind works. We hear a story of political intrigue, of petty grudges fueled by unhindered access to great power, and...

  • Female Trouble

    What's so remarkable about The Taming of the Shrew is that, despite all the changes to the status of women in the last century, Shakespeare's...

  • Naked Ambition

    Jose Carrasquillo's interpretation of Macbeth at the Washington Shakespeare Company, a production where the full cast is nude for the entirety of the play, has...

  • Preening in Denmark

    Since everyone pretty much knows the deal with Hamlet, the only question is if the Shakespeare Theatre Company's current production is the interpretation for you....

  • Broad Comedy

    From Jacobean London to contemporary L.A., wild women wreak havoc and leave laughter in their wake The Newlywed Game: Robichaux and van Griethuysen (Photo by...

  • Classical Figure

    Michael Kahn hates the legacy question. You can tell by the way he shifts in his office chair on this brisk Tuesday evening. ''I don't...

  • The Importance of Dixie

    Editor’s Note: The following interview originally appeared in the Sept. 3, 1998 edition of Metro Weekly. It has been modified slightly from from the original...