DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Plays in Professional Theatres

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The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Plays in Professional Theatres go to:

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas at Olney Theatre Center

A Raisin in the Sun at Compass Rose Theater

A Steady Rain at The Capital City Players

Abominable at The Hub Theatre

Arguendo at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

ABSOLUTELY! {perhaps} at Constellation Theatre Company


Awake and Sing at Olney Theatre Center

Bad Jews at The Studio Theatre

Bareback Ink at Iron Crow Theatre Company

Beauty and the Beast at Synetic Theatre

Belleville at The Studio Theatre

Boeing Boeing at No Rules Theatre Company

Cancun at GALA Hispanic Theatre

Clybourne Park at Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Cock at The Studio Theatre

Colossal at Olney Theatre Center

Danny Boy at Unexpected Stage Company

Deathtrap at Everyman Theatre

Driving Miss Daisy at Ford’s Theatre

84, Charing Cross Road at Off the Quill

Enter Ophelia, distracted at Taffety Punk Theatre Company

Fahrenheit 451 at Aquila Theatre at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts

Faith Healer at Quotidian Theatre Company

Failure: A Love Story at The Hub Theatre

Fetch Clay, Make Man at Round House Theatre

Fiasco Theater’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona at Folger Theatre

Freud’s Last Session at Theater J

Gidion’s Knot at Forum Theatre/NextStop Theatre Company co-production

Grounded at The Studio Theatre

Handbag at Scena Theatre

Happily Ever After at Ambassador Theater

Happy Days at Scena Theatre

Healing Wars at Arena Stage

Hedda Gabler at Quotidian Theatre Company

Henry IV Part 1 at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Henry IV Part 2 at Shakespeare Theatre Company

How We Got On at Forum Theatre

In the Heat of the Night at L.A. Theatre Works at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts

Judgment at Nuremberg at The American Century Theater

Julius Caesar at Folger Theatre

Killer Joe at SeeNoSun Onstage

Kwaidan at Spooky Action Theater

Lobster Alice at Flying V

Love is a Battlefield at Flying V

Marie Antoinette at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe at Molotov Theatre Group

Normal at Molotov Theatre Group

Not Enough Lifetimes at The Welders

One Man, Two Guvnors at 1st Stage

Orlando at WSC Avant Bard

Rabbit Hole at Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions

Superior Donuts at The Colonial Players

Richard II at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Richard III at NextStop Theatre Company

Rodney King at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Seminar at Round House Theatre

Seven Guitars at No Rules Theatre Company

Sex with Strangers at Signature Theatre

Shining City at Scena Theatre

Sylvia at NextStop Theatre Company

Take Me Out at 1st Stage

Tango Turco (Turkish Tango) at Teatro de la Luna

The Admission at Theater J

The Amish Project at Factory 449

The Ballad of the Red Knight at Port City Playhouse/Red Knight Productions

The Cripple of Inishmaan at 1st Stage

The Imaginary Invalid at Annapolis Shakespeare Company

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at Forum Theatre

The Love of the Nightingale at Constellation Theatre Company 

The Old Masters at Washington Stage Guild

The Piano Lesson at Olney Theatre Center.

The Shoplifters at Arena Stage

The Tallest Tree in the Forest at Arena Stage

The Taming of the Shrew at Pallas Theatre Collective

The Tempest at Shakespeare Theatre Company

The Thousandth Night at MetroStage

The Tiny House Plays at Pinky Swear Productions

Two Trains Running at Round House Theatre

The Understudy at Everyman Theatre

We Are Samurai at Venus Theatre

The Wedding Dress at Spooky Action Theatre

The Wonderful World of Dissocia at Theater Alliance

Titus Andronicus at Faction of Fools

Tribes at The Studio Theatre

Twelfth Night at Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Twelfth Night at Synetic Theater

Underneath The Lintel at MetroStage

Venus in Fur at Rep Stage

Virus Attacks Heart at Venus Theatre Company

We Are Samurai at Venus Theatre Company

Yellow Face at Theater J


DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Special Awards

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Musicals in Professional Theatres

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Plays in Professional Theatres




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