Interviews and Features

How we brought on the monsters: Young Adult Theater, done by...

Writer and theater artist Daniella Ignacio reflects on Wildwood Summer Theatre’s 2022 production of 'The Lightning Thief' and the importance of Theater for Young Audiences as a genre.

Eva Thorpe, founder of Heart House, brings people with all abilities...

In a monthly series entitled 'The Companies We Keep,' DC Theater Arts spotlights the good and beneficial work done by theater companies in the DC region.

Superstar Norm Lewis on his coming solo show at Hylton Performing...

'I like my audiences to get to know me,' the singer says. 'It should feel like a party where I invite you into my living room.'

A refugee story set to Jewish wedding music? Christian Barry explains.

The coauthor and director of ‘Old Stock’—coming to Theater J—talks about how the acclaimed klezmer musical merges comedy and sex with the sorrow of loss.

Why we love ‘La bohéme’: A Q&A with Annapolis Opera’s...

The company's 50th anniversary season also includes 'Lost in the Stars and 'The Marriage of Figaro.'

The woman who freed Frederick Douglass: a Q&A with Kristolyn Lloyd

Behind every great man is a great woman, and the actor who plays Anna Douglass in 'American Prophet' at Arena Stage reveals the power in that truth.

Adventure Theatre staff allege unfair pay and unsafe working conditions

Harmful employment practices have resulted in resignations. Artistic Director Chil Kong and Interim Executive Director Jeanne Ellinport respond.

Caleen Sinnette Jennings on writing for solo performance at 1st Stage

The playwright shares the backstory of 'Wanda's Way,' her one-woman play about a Black police officer.

A visit with the 4615 Theatre ensemble getting ready to rage...

Their original cabaret, 'tempered,' promises to be cathartic art.

Who’s the one with blue hair in ‘Hot Wing King’? A...

In the Pulitzer Prize–winning play now at Studio, the brilliant local actor plays a gender-nonconforming gay Black male who has found a new family.

2022 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Pretty Messy Love’

A one-woman cabaret show about finding true love in the real world.

A first look at Folger’s magical ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at the...

The whimsical comic tale told on an enchanting new stage.

2022 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Sadec 1965: A Love Story’

A solo storytelling performance best described as 'Motorcycle Diaries' meets 'Eat, Pray, Love' set in Vietnam.

Rorschach Theatre’s mind-blowing ‘Chemical Exile’ goes live July 7

The new performance style offers a wonderful conglomeration of storytelling, imagination, originality, and adventure.

Benjamin Benne on queer love and Christian faith in Mosaic’s ‘In...

The playwright says healing and humor are central to his rom-com about reconciling identities.

How Baritone Javier Arrey prepared to play a pre-#MeToo cad

When first cast as the Count in Maryland Lyric Opera’s sparkling production of 'The Marriage of Figaro,' he thought the guy was evil.

2022 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Green Machine’

A Mt. Pleasant marijuana 'gifting' shop offers a window into the vast changes in the District.

2022 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Mary’

A comedic drama that explores a teacher's romantic journey as she faces questions about her religious beliefs.

2022 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘The Body Show’

A live storytelling show where people in all types of bodies can share their triumphs, frustrations, and realizations.

2022 Capital Fringe Preview: ‘The Day Salvador Allende Died’

A fictional play based on facts is about his feelings and thoughts on that fateful day, September 11, 1973.