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1st Stage's Critically Acclaimed TREVOR Extended Until 3/51st Stage's Critically Acclaimed TREVOR Extended Until 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

1st Stage, Tysons Corner's award-winning professional theater, announces the extension of their critically-acclaimed production of Trevor by Nick Jones, directed by 1st Stage Artistic Director, Alex Levy until March 5.   (more...)

BWW Review: 1st Stage's TREVOR Focuses on AbsurdityBWW Review: 1st Stage's TREVOR Focuses on Absurdity
by Roger Catlin - Feb 8, 2017

Living in Connecticut eight years ago when a chimp being kept as a pet ripped the face off a neighbor, I found it tough to see anything but stark horror in the attack. (more...)

Photo Flash: 1st Stage presents DC Region Premiere of TREVORPhoto Flash: 1st Stage presents DC Region Premiere of TREVOR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

How would you feel if the person closest to you, someone with whom you interact daily, whom you care for and who cares for you, didn't understand a word you were saying and vice versa? This communication challenge is the point on which balances the story of 200-pound chimpanzee, Trevor and his owner, Sandra. As a one-time commercial and television star alongside the likes of Morgan Fairchild, Trevor is desperate to prove his relevance in a world that has moved on now that he is no longer the adorable baby monkey of his youth. His owner Sandra swears he is still harmless and childlike, protecting herself from the realities of Trevor's dangers and the deep wounds of her own losses. Based on a true story, Trevor is a tale about how relationships, flaws, and excuses can tip-toe a delicate line between side-splitting humor and dangerous misunderstandings. Trevor and Sandra's relationship spins comically and dangerously out of control in this theatrical story by "Orange is the New Black" writer, Nick Jones. The Chicago Sun-Times hailed Trevor as a "hugely entertaining tragicomedy." (more...)

1st Stage Presents the Regional Premiere of TREVOR1st Stage Presents the Regional Premiere of TREVOR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

How would you feel if the person closest to you, someone with whom you interact daily, whom you care for and who cares for you, didn't understand a word you were saying and vice versa? This communication challenge is the point on which balances the story of 200-pound chimpanzee, Trevor and his owner, Sandra. As a one-time commercial and television star alongside the likes of Morgan Fairchild, Trevor is desperate to prove his relevance in a world that has moved on now that he is no longer the adorable baby monkey of his youth. His owner Sandra swears he is still harmless and childlike, protecting herself from the realities of Trevor's dangers and the deep wounds of her own losses. Based on a true story, Trevor is a tale about how relationships, flaws, and excuses can tip-toe a delicate line between side-splitting humor and dangerous misunderstandings. Trevor and Sandra's relationship spins comically and dangerously out of control in this theatrical story by "Orange is the New Black" writer, Nick Jones. The Chicago Sun-Times hailed Trevor as a "hugely entertaining tragicomedy." (more...)

New Children's Show MR. BEAR to Feature D.C. Theatre Favorites at Arts on the HorizonNew Children's Show MR. BEAR to Feature D.C. Theatre Favorites at Arts on the Horizon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Arts on the Horizon, the DC metro area's only theatre company dedicated exclusively to creating original work for children ages 0-6, is excited to announce its first show of the season, Adventures with Mr. Bear, which runs December 1-17, 2016 at The Lab at Convergence in Alexandria, Virginia. (more...)

BWW Review: JUMANJI Soars to Life at Adventure Theatre MTCBWW Review: JUMANJI Soars to Life at Adventure Theatre MTC
by Keith Tittermary - Jun 29, 2016

'Wow! This is amazing!' (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stunning and Inventive JOURNEY TO THE WEST at Constellation Theatre CompanyBWW Reviews: Stunning and Inventive JOURNEY TO THE WEST at Constellation Theatre Company
by Pamela Roberts - Apr 29, 2016

JOURNEY TO THE WEST is visually stunning and highly inventive production that features an expert ensemble of actors bringing both humor and humanity to an epic story. (more...)

BWW Review: Studio's CHIMERICA is Big as a ContinentBWW Review: Studio's CHIMERICA is Big as a Continent
by Roger Catlin - Sep 15, 2015

Twenty-six years ago, the day after thousands of soldiers in China's so called People's Liberation Army cleared Tiananmen Square, killing what could have been thousands of students who had been protesting there, a lone man with plastic grocery bags stood in front of a line of advancing tanks there. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN Comes to Life at FolgerBWW Reviews: ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN Comes to Life at Folger
by Itai Yasur - May 19, 2015

Far before the first lines are spoken director Aaron Posner, known for his unique reinventions of classics, and his creative team have created a new home for Stoppard's absurd spin on Shakespeare, and while doing so have breathed life into a classic nearing its 50th anniversary. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Folger Theatre's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEADPhoto Flash: First Look at Folger Theatre's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Folger Theatre concludes its highly successful 2014/15 season with Tom Stoppard's fabulously inventive, existentialist tragicomedy Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Directed by four-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Aaron Posner (Stoppard's Arcadia, The Taming of the Shrew at Folger), this modern classic will play at Folger Theatre now through June 21, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Folger Theatre's 2014-15 Season to Close with ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEADFolger Theatre's 2014-15 Season to Close with ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Folger Theatre concludes its highly successful 2014/15 season with Tom Stoppard's fabulously inventive, existentialist tragicomedy Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Directed by four-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Aaron Posner (Stoppard's Arcadia, The Taming of the Shrew at Folger), this modern classic will play at Folger Theatre May 12 to June 21, 2015. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.folger.edu/theatre or by calling the Folger Box Office at (202) 544-7077. (more...)

Arts on the Horizon Brings BLOSSOM'S RAINBOW to the Athenaeum, Now thru 3/29Arts on the Horizon Brings BLOSSOM'S RAINBOW to the Athenaeum, Now thru 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

Arts on the Horizon, the DC metro area's only theatre company exclusively focused on creating original work for children ages 0 - 6, presents Blossom's Rainbow tonight, March 11 - 29, 2015 at the Athenaeum in Alexandria, VA. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Washington Stage Guild's Captivating BACK TO METHUSELAHBWW Reviews: Washington Stage Guild's Captivating BACK TO METHUSELAH
by Benjamin Tomchik - Mar 2, 2015

Washington Stage Guild's production prudently balances the science fiction nature of Shaw's work with the greater philosophical discussions his plays' raise regarding the consistent need for humanity to keep developing. (more...)

BACK TO METHUSELAH - Part II Begins Previews at Washington Stage Guild TonightBACK TO METHUSELAH - Part II Begins Previews at Washington Stage Guild Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

The Washington Stage Guild continues its Season of Love and/or Marriage with the next installment of a three-year dramatic extravaganza that culminates in the company's 30th anniversary, tonight, February 19 -March 15, 2015. (more...)

BACK TO METHUSELAH - Part II to Begin Previews at Washington Stage Guild, 2/19BACK TO METHUSELAH - Part II to Begin Previews at Washington Stage Guild, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2015

The Washington Stage Guild continues its Season of Love and/or Marriage with the next installment of a three-year dramatic extravaganza that culminates in the company's 30th anniversary, February 19 -March 15, 2015. (more...)

Arts on the Horizon to Bring BLOSSOM'S RAINBOW to the Athenaeum, 3/11-29Arts on the Horizon to Bring BLOSSOM'S RAINBOW to the Athenaeum, 3/11-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Arts on the Horizon, the DC metro area's only theatre company exclusively focused on creating original work for children ages 0 - 6, presents Blossom's Rainbow March 11 - 29, 2015 at the Athenaeum in Alexandria, VA. Blossom's Rainbow brings the beauty, joy, and magic of DC's cherry blossoms to young children ages 2 - 5 and their families through this world-premiere performance. This nonverbal play, created, directed and choreographed by Margot Greenlee, features live music composed and performed by taiko artist Mark H Rooney. (more...)

Imagination Stage's Early Childhood Season to Include BLUE, INSIDE OUT & MoreImagination Stage's Early Childhood Season to Include BLUE, INSIDE OUT & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

This season, Imagination Stage will introduce their latest offering, Blue. In its East Coast premiere, Blue is a play about colors, tolerance, and understanding. Join Inky and Blue in this play filled with humor, whimsy, and all the colors of the rainbow. Completing the 2014-15 Early Childhood season are fan favorites, Wake Up, Brother Bear, Inside Out, and Aquarium. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Spooky Action Theater Scores a Ghostly Coup with KWAIDANBWW Reviews: Spooky Action Theater Scores a Ghostly Coup with KWAIDAN
by Audrey Liebross - Jun 2, 2014

KWAIDAN (Japanese for 'ghost stories'), Spooky Action Theater's current production, is a must-see, although it is impossible to describe this mood piece. The performance plays mind-games with the attendees, making them feel like they are surrounded by spirits. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Creativity is Front and Center in Imagination Stage's CINDERELLA: THE REMIXBWW Reviews: Creativity is Front and Center in Imagination Stage's CINDERELLA: THE REMIX
by Jennifer Perry - Apr 14, 2014

All in all, it's educational and fun and you can't ask for much more than that. (more...)

The Welders Present THE CAROLINA LAYAWAY GRILL, Now thru 4/4The Welders Present THE CAROLINA LAYAWAY GRILL, Now thru 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

The Welders present their first production, Allyson Currin's The Carolina Layaway Grail, a post-modern comedy about a world peopled with sorcerers, sidekicks, villains, and incompetent bureaucrats. (more...)

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