One of the best parts of seeing a re-imagining of a well-known work is that it enables you to revisit it from a different angle. The new presentation allows you to enjoy the work fresh, and maybe even catch something new that has been lost in familiarity. With apologies to the (British) Bard, Quotidian Theater Company's production proves that A Midsummer Night's Dream is, in fact, an Irish play.BWW Review: THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE (AND OTHER SONGS) at The Hub Theatre July 11, 2018
A friendship between prominent historical figures is a fascinating subject, and reimagining their discussions about their shared experiences as well as their own areas of expertise can be grounds for great theatre. Unfortunately, while the concept is wonderful, the Hub Theatre's execution comes up short.BWW Interview: Josh Breckenridge of DAVE at Arena Stage July 2, 2018
Josh Breckenridge stars as Duane Bolden in Arena Stage's upcoming premiere of 'Dave,' which opens July 13th and runs through August 19th. Breckenridge is known for a number of roles including his current run as the Dance Captain and standby in 'Come From Away' and Olen Montgomery in 'Scottsboro Boys.' He was last seen on the DC stage as the Doctor in the first national tour of 'The Book of Mormon.'BWW Review: OTHER LIFE FORMS at Keegan Theatre June 22, 2018
Mona Mansour is a member of the Public Theater's Emerging Writers Group and a resident playwright at New Dramatists. 'The Vagrant Trilogy,' which follows a Palestinian family over a forty-year period, is comprised of three of her plays; the Mosaic Theatre production, which opens on June 11th (previews start June 6th), is the first time all three plays will be staged together. 'The Vagrant Trilogy' is part of the 2018 Voices from a Changing Middle East Festival.BWW Review: MALPASO DANCE COMPANY at Kennedy Center May 14, 2018
Sometimes, classics are dangerous production choices. But sometimes they're reminders of why we love a story in the first place. Washington National Opera's "Barber of Seville" is most decidedly the latter.BWW Review: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL LUZIA at Tyson's April 14, 2018
For his Centennial, the New York City Ballet chose to honor its former co-ballet master in chief by highlighting his range through three works: the modern and minimalist 'Glass Pieces,' the fun and light-hearted 'Fancy Free,' and the classical and elegant 'The Four Seasons.' Each is distinct, and collectively the productionsand the wonderful performances bring to life the work of a master.