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5 Questions for Writer Adrienne Kennedy

Tanya Selvaratnam | Posted 06.07.2016 | Home
Tanya Selvaratnam

The writers Adrienne Kennedy and Tanya Selvaratnam met when Kennedy was a visiting lecturer at Harvard University, where Selvaratnam was a student, an...

'A Particle of Dread': Sam Shepard's Oedipus At Cucamonga

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 11.24.2014 | Home
Wilborn Hampton

The perils of parenthood are myriad and have been the subject of countless tragedies and comedies in the theater for over 2,500 years. Sam Shepard has...

Interview: Keeping August Wilson Alive

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.26.2014 | Home
Marshall Fine

If there was a Mount Rushmore for the faces of America's greatest playwrights, Ruben Santiago-Hudson says, August Wilson's face would be among them.

Curse of the Scottish Play -- the Opposite of Life

Gerit Quealy | Posted 07.30.2012 | Home
Gerit Quealy

Ghosts and vampires and zombies, who cares? Movies can't hurt you, but the curse of Macbeth in the theater is real.

All Family Members Are Not Created Equal

Michael Kaiser | Posted 07.29.2012 | Home
Michael Kaiser

Every time you read about or visit the new Signature Theater, think of Edward Norton and one of his most powerful performances -- as a family member of staggering importance.

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.

THEATER: An Angel In America- A Conversation With Zoe Kazan

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patricia Zohn

2010-10-28-floater.jpgDid history crack open after the Millennium? Kazan carries the torch of truth and reconciliation to the next generation in a new production of Tony Kushner's gay fantasia on national themes.