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2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Sheboygan’ by novelist Louis Bayard

A debut play based on real events performed by top-notch DC talent.

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Meatballs and Music’ by Tom Sweitzer

The funny, moving, and memorable story of one man's childhood in 1980s Pennsylvania.

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Motherload’ by Jenna Hall and Justine Hipsky

A hilarious, heartfelt, and heartbreaking show based on the performers' childhood relationships with their mothers.

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Sobriety of Fear’ by Shaun Michael Johnson

Virtuoso solo storytelling about the cycle of family violence, with a script and performance even more stunning than the play's Fringe debut four years ago.

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘EGO/DEATH’ by Natalie Parks

An intimate window into the consciousness of a young individual who dies shortly after their college graduation and then is inexplicably resurrected.

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Mary’ by Jo Williamson

The story of a woman who considers herself an atheist and who is courted by two men who expect her to convert to their religion.

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Body Show’ by Mikala Jamison

Eight first-rate storytellers share entertaining and personal stories about their relationship to their bodies.

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘A Number’ by Caryl Churchill

A tantalizing “what if?”: a dramatized thought experiment about the interpersonal consequences of human cloning.

Monumental’s fantastic ‘tick, tick… BOOM!’ is a joy

The entire vibe of the production is a warm blend of humor, hope, fear, and love.

‘Babel’ by Jacqueline Goldfinger at the Contemporary American Theatre Festival

A dark drama that imagines a future when pregnancies are regulated to control overpopulation.

A fun and nerdy musical for kids, ‘Dr. Wonderful (And Her...

The interactive and offbeat show has book and lyrics by Lauren Gunderson.

Rorschach Theatre’s immersive ‘Chemical Exile’ is a night full of wonder

The captivating experience embraces the wackiness of science fiction while exploring the loss and pain that come with drastic change.

‘Six’ diva queens are front and center at the National Theatre

An electrifying, high-intensity evening in which each stellar actress is a leading lady in her own right.

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘This Is Cabaret’ by DC Cabaret Network

You won’t even notice you’re off-Broadway with this mini concert.

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘I’m Just Doing My Job’ by Diana...

Diana Veiga is one hell of a storyteller. The performance feels like a conversation with an especially funny friend.

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Tacones (Rhymes with Cojones)’ by M. Cristina...

A queer immigrant story about 'loss, pain, and the quest for forgiveness.'

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Static: Noise of a New Musical’ by...

An ambitious yet raw work-in-progress from a 17-year-old playwright.

2022 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Atemporal’ by Sianna Joslin

A young nonbinary artist's diary in dialogue with the audience.