"Hallelujah, Baby!" won the musical Tony in 1968, but a reworked revival staged by Arthur Laurents received tepid notices from D.C. crix following its opening last week at Arena Stage.
With the recent proliferation of political plays showing no sign of stopping, it seems appropriate that there are new stages in the center of national politics getting ready to receive them.
It was largely a Hollywood affair as six titans of the performing arts received the Kennedy Center Honors here Sunday with a celebration fit for royalty.
It is curious that D.C.'s 17-year-old Shakespeare Theater has never produced the Bard's epic "Pericles." Perhaps it has been waiting for director Mary Zimmerman to come along. If so, it was a wise…
Early in the Signature Theater's new musical "The Highest Yellow," an earnest character sings, "You need the dark to make the light lighter; you need the scream to make the quiet hurt." The lyric…
When the entrepreneurial business plan of a born-again Christian turns sour, is it God's will? That's just one of the ethereal questions posed in "Grace," an intriguing new play by Craig Wright…
It's a good thing Lorne Michaels can take a joke. The creator of "Saturday Night Live" had to bask in some mighty irreverent praise Monday night as the latest recipient of the Kennedy Center's annual…
There's something eerie about watching Thornton Wilder's "The Matchmaker" at historic Ford's Theater. The chestnut is being resurrected on its 50th anniversary by the facility's new producing…
Ernest Thompson's touching "On Golden Pond" has always been a perfect vehicle for star turns. Along come James Earl Jones and Leslie Uggams as the summering Thayers, and what an endearing couple they…
From its 120-seat space wedged into a former auto repair shop here, the 15-year-old Signature Theater has built a national reputation for its innovative productions, especially musicals.
Six titans of the performing arts have been selected to receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors.