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All posts tagged "signature theatre"

  • Theater Thursday! Art at Signature!

    Three longtime friends debate the purchase by one of a hugely expensive painting in Yasmina Reza’s Art. As the friends become increasingly fractious and, eventually,...

  • Lights Up

    The American musical wasn't born overnight. Like any art form, it came to be in fits and starts. Even today, some audience members -- and...

  • And the Curtain Rises

    And the Curtain Rises is the third part of Signature’s American Musical Voices Project, aimed at nurturing new shows. This valentine to musical comedy, a...

  • Mad About You

    While it's not necessarily the answer you expect, Florence Lacey makes a little bit of madness sound kind of relaxing. At least, that is, when...

  • Walter Cronkite is Dead at Signature Theatre

    The hysterically funny Walter Cronkite is Dead takes place here in Washington, where two women — representing red state vs. blue state — have been...

  • Opposites Attract

    On the surface, it might seem Signature Theatre's world premiere comedy Walter Cronkite is Dead and Studio Theatre's production of Tracy Lett's Superior Donuts have...

  • Win tickets to A Fox on the Fairway!

    Signature Theatre presents A Fox on the Fairway, a world premiere comedy from D.C. playwright Ken Ludwig, which pays tribute to the great English farces...

  • Fox Hunt

    It's a formula that seems ridiculously easy. You need a set with multiple doors to facilitate fast exits and unexpected entrances. You need a young...

  • A Fox on the Fairway

    Signature Theatre presents A Fox on the Fairway, a world premiere comedy from D.C. playwright Ken Ludwig (Crazy for You), which pays tribute to the...

  • The Lost Songs of Broadway at Signature Theatre

    Signature opens its cabaret season with the songs that got away during the decade that gave us Gypsy, The Music Man, Guys and Dolls, My...

  • Chess at Signature Theatre

    Chess does its very best to make you believe that there is nothing sexier than a board game. Signature Theatre has decided to kick the...

  • Game Boys

    When unhindered by such things as a degree in history or political science or more than passing knowledge of the works of, well, any of...

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    If you're a straight actor playing gay, who better to instruct you than your own gay twin brother? Perhaps no one, though don't expect him...

  • The Director's Wife

    When tasked with directing Signature Theatre's I Am My Own Wife, Alan Paul literally threw out the script. ''I wanted to free myself completely from...

  • Show Time

    At a time when the heavy bass of shows like Passing Strange and In the Heights and Rock of Ages are setting Converse-shod feet to...