The opening night of Lisa Loomer’s Roe was the evening of January 18—a mere two days before the inauguration of a President who now unifies the federal government under a party that places its hostility to abortion rights front and center. When ...

 

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A groundbreaking Roe at Arena Stage (review)

The opening night of Lisa Loomer’s Roe was the evening of January 18—a mere two days before the inauguration of a President who now unifies the federal government under a party that places its hostility to abortion rights front and center. When combined with the Republican dominance in state governments across the country, the threat […]

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DC theatres step up for The Women’s March, January 21st

The Women’s March on January 21st is expected to draw hundreds of thousands to the Mall area for a demonstration which begins with activities at 8am, followed by the official rally at 10am. The rally location is at 3rd and Independence near the National Museum of the American Indian, whose restaurant will be open from 11am to 3pm […]

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At 5:30 tonight, theatres nationally signal committment to inclusion and compassion

As hundreds of thousands of visitors descend on the Nation’s Capital for the Inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, over 500 theatres here and around the country will participate in The Ghostlight Project a collection of candlelit gatherings that will happen simultaneously around the nation on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. The […]

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Made in China Review: bawdy, political puppet musical comedy

Wakka Wakka, the theater company behind Made in China, says the show is “inspired by true events.” I suspect the true part doesn’t include Mary and her neighbor getting sucked down her toilet and winding up in the People’s Republic of China, where a dragon eats them. This puppet musical – equal parts surreal fantasy, […]

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How Mad Men inspired Chris Stezin’s Mack, Beth, debuting at Keegan Theatre

Chris Stezin cut his teeth professionally as an actor doing Shakespeare for about six years all over the country, which instilled in him a deep reverence for the work. “I started performing Shakespeare in college and then worked a lot as a professional,” he says. “I think there’s no better training for an actor. I […]

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