Voodoo Macbeth

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Back in 2007, theatre folks had a good chuckle over this satirical headline in The Onion: Unconventional Director Sets Shakespeare Play In Time, Place Shakespeare Intended The joke, of course, is on us. Washington theatres offer only rare exception to the trend that presumes to require, with each new production, the re-potting of Shakespeare’s text […]

Jason Invisible deals with familial mental illness

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When you are fourteen, choosing which clothes to wear and lunch table politics should top the list of big events of your school day. Jason Papadopoulos wishes those were his biggest problems. He lives with a family secret that he protects at all costs. That secret and how Jason manages adult-sized challenges is the impetus […]

Sondheim, Baryshnikov to come to the Shakespeare

The Shakespeare Theatre Company will fill out its mainstage 2013-2014 season with a production of the Stephen Sondheim musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and will add two new plays at its Lansburgh location later this year, the Company announced yesterday.

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