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There’s plenty to be wowed and stirred by in ‘The Horse...

The Logos Theatre's spectacular family-friendly stage adaption of the fantasy novel by C.S. Lewis is now playing through March 4 at the Museum of the Bible.

Maryland Lyric Opera’s ‘Falstaff’ delights at Strathmore

The concert performance highlighted the musical, more than the theatrical, virtues of Verdi’s comic masterpiece

‘Billy and George’ goes inside a bedroom with Washington and his...

Avant Bard's world premiere captures how two people in a staggeringly brutal institution can dwell in very different worlds even while close together.

Delightful comic ‘The Sneeze’ opens Compass Rose’s new home

Short works by Chekhov adapted by Michael Frayn inaugurate the company's residence at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.

Big-hearted ‘Hairspray’ bursts with personality at Capital One Hall

You just can’t stop the beat from tapping your toes and bringing a smile to your face long after the curtain falls.

‘Ride the Cyclone’ is a carnival of a cult musical at...

A fantasy-infused show with a catchy score that dips into everything from rap to glam rock in a dazzling pastiche of styles.

‘Cats’ dazzles up an old favorite on tour at the National...

All new lighting design and choreography give the long-running show new life.

‘America’s Sexiest Couple’ has laugh-out-loud reunion at Best Medicine Rep

Stellar writing, talented performers, and brisk direction make this a winner.

DCTA 2022 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Community Performances

These performances made an indelible impression on our writers this year. Did we overlook a favorite of yours? Let us know in a comment!

Vaudevillian schtick and existential chaos in ‘Two Jews Walk Into a...

The most satisfying aspect of this play is how deftly it navigates between two cantankerous men's funny, petty squabbling and overwhelming despair.

‘Aquarium’ immerses kids in a magical world at Imagination Stage

The show has a soothing and calming effect on its young audience, which is lovely to see.

The cost of not being lost in translation, in ‘English’ at...

For four students in Iran, learning English as a foreign language is the key to their next step in life — and it comes at a price.

‘Elvis’ Birthday Fight Club’ packs a wallop and there’s no telling...

After a run last weekend at GALA, the secretive slapstick smackdown heads to Baltimore for four sold-out shows at Creative Alliance Theater.

DCTA 2022 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Professional Performances

These performances made an indelible impression on our writers this year. Did we overlook a favorite of yours? Let us know in a comment!

DCTA 2022 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Community Productions

These community productions made an indelible impression on our writers this year. Did we overlook a favorite of yours? Let us know in a comment!

Absorbing self-affirmation in Sean Surla’s ‘Awakening Club’ at DC Arts Center

Three women gather to seek self-loving in a tsunami of truths.

DCTA 2022 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Professional Productions

These professional productions made an indelible impression on our writers this year. Did we overlook a favorite of yours? Let us know in a comment!

Madcap ‘Jane Anger’ is screamingly funny at Shakespeare Theatre

This show is all about the yuks. Oh, and the blood.

Searing ‘Soldier’s Play’ at Kennedy Center still packs a punch

The characters in Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play exude a charisma and a life force that transcend time.

Fits of magic and merriment in ‘A Magical Cirque Christmas’ at...

An eclectic holiday pastiche of circus routines, comical magic acts, and seasonal tunes.