A revival of "Uncle Vanya" set in 1950s-era Russia and performed in Australian "shrimp-on-the-baahbie" twang? Yes, it works -- does it ever -- in this sublime revival of the Chekhov classic by the…
Give the people what they want: Two Washington, D.C., theaters are doing just that, and in the process have jump-started their seasons.
The wheels of justice operate at breakneck speed in "A Time to Kill," a new stage adaptation of John Grisham's 1989 novel that examines whether it's ever permissible to take the law into one's hands.
The lavish and entirely satisfying production includes a full orchestra, eye-popping designs and a 40-person cast headed by Bernadette Peters.
D.C.'s Theater J completes its most financially rewarding season to date with "The Moscows of Nantucket," a new dramedy about the levels of discord that prevent a prosperous family from savoring its…
Comedian Will Ferrell has been selected by the Kennedy Center to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Award will be presented Oct. 23 at a Kennedy Center event to be taped for…
"It's a tie" were the three most frequently uttered words during Monday night's Helen Hayes Awards presentations, the D.C. theater community's annual celebration of the preceding year's legit…
A whopping five world premieres, four of them tuners, are on tap for Signature Theater's 2011-12 slate -- the most ever to be mounted in a single season by the D.C. area's 22-year-old troupe.
World preems by playwrights Jason Grote and Anne Washburn and a collaboration with Chi's Second City will are set for the 2011-12 sked at D.C.'s Woolly Mammoth Theater Company.
If there's any doubt that Washington, D.C. has evolved into a serious theater town, two projects with divergent aims should put that to rest: The Arena Stage is presenting a festival devoted to the…
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. preem of Alan Bennett comedy "The Habit of Art" and a regional production of recent Broadway alum "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" are among the shows lined up for the 2011-12…