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Janis Joplin Rocks D.C.

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.24.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With a voice shot through with Southern Comfort and cigarettes, Janis Joplin sounded like no one else in music during her too-brief care...

National Theatre's Fresh Start

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.31.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — The oldest continuously operating theater in the nation's capital that has drawn top performers dating back decades before the Civi...

Tony-Nominated Play Opens In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.06.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The action has barely begun during Other Desert Cities when the family unit at the center of the show starts to unravel in one brief mot...

Bringing Big Nate From the Page to the Stage

Jason Loewith | Posted 07.03.2013 | DC
Jason Loewith

I've adapted classic plays, novels and trial transcripts, but a comic strip? How do you create 3-D movement from a 2-D world?

Yelp-Reading Actor Live In D.C.

Posted 03.12.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you've enjoyed the first "Real Actors Read Yelp" video -- and you probably have since the video has been viewed over 669,000 times --...

Visit Toyland at the Puppet Co. Playhouse

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 04.01.2013 | DC
Jamie Davis Smith

A show with the name Toyland evokes grand visions of a paradise in children, and the Puppet Co. Playhouse delivers on the promise of creating that magical world where toys are abundant and fun is had by all.

Spend Time With Winnie the Pooh & Friends at Adventure Theatre

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 03.25.2013 | DC
Jamie Davis Smith

Winnie the Pooh reminds me of my son: an adorable creature who moves at his own pace, gets into mischief, and is always thinking about his next meal. So, we were excited to spend some time with Pooh and his friends during Adventure Theatre MTC's stage version.

Sensory Friendly Performances at Imagination Stage Welcome All Children

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 02.18.2013 | DC
Jamie Davis Smith

When I found out that Imagination Stage in Bethesda has begun to offer sensory friendly performances, I thought that we should try, for the first time, to attend a live performance as a family.

Dr. Seuss Arrives on Stage

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 02.11.2013 | DC
Jamie Davis Smith

Seussical did a wonderful job sparking the imaginations of my children. It is a must-see for anyone who loves, or who has ever loved, a Dr. Seuss book. And, let's face it, that includes everyone who is, or ever has been, a child.

LOOK: Sneak Peek At The New Angelika Film Center

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.14.2012 | DC

MERRIFIELD, Va. -- This D.C. suburb is about to gain a theater known around world. The Angelika Mosaic which officially opens on Sept. 21, is the firs...

My D.C. With Julianne Brienza, Capital Fringe Executive Director

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.10.2012 | DC

For this installment of The Huffington Post's "My D.C." Q&A series, we talked with Capital Fringe Executive Director and founding member Julianne Brie...

'The Agony And The Ecstasy of Steve Jobs' Coming To Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A Washington theater is apologizing for calling a one-man show that purported to show horrific working conditions at Chinese factories t...

'La Cage Aux Folles' vs. the Super Bowl

Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.07.2012 | DC
Erin Ruberry

Last night, rather than watch grown men chase each other, I went to the Kennedy Center's La Cage Aux Folles to watch grown men do flips, splits and kicks while wearing four-inch heels.

Two to See in D.C. Before the Month Is Out

Charlie Fink | Posted 12.25.2011 | DC
Charlie Fink

Last week I managed to see two splendid shows here in D.C. First and foremost, I want to recommend Matt Conner's superb Edgar Allen Poe bio-musical, Nevermore.

Full-Frontal Nudity At Arlington's Dominion Stage Raises Eyebrows

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Full-frontal nudity in a local production of the Tony Award-winning play "Take Me Out" at Arlington's Dominion Stage has some questionin...

September Is for D.C. Theater Lovers on a Budget

Charlie Fink | Posted 11.15.2011 | DC
Charlie Fink

August and September are the theater doldrums. As a result, you find heavy discounting and often free or nearly free shows.