Tim Treanor

About Tim Treanor

Tim Treanor is a senior writer for DC Theatre Scene. He is a 2011 Fellow of the National Critics Institute and has written over 500 reviews for DCTS. His novel, "Capital City," with Lee Hurwitz, is scheduled for publication by Astor + Blue in November of 2016. He lives in a log home in the woods of Southern Maryland with his dear bride, DCTS Editor Lorraine Treanor. For more Tim Treanor, go to timtreanorauthor.com.

Oleanna (review) Mamet’s drama marks auspicious start for Perisphere

John, a professor and author, is about to receive tenure, and buoyed by the security that tenure brings, about to buy a lovely new house for his family as well.  That will change. Significantly.

Honoring the Helen Hayes nominees: Kerri Rambow, actor, teacher and already a winner

It is an extraordinary thing to commit yourself to work in theater despite the long hours and low pay. Why do people do it? This is the last in our series highlighting this year’s Helen Hayes nominees: their work, their life, their art, their passion.

Honoring the Helen Hayes nominees: Craig Wallace, actor and director

It is an extraordinary thing to commit yourself to work in theater despite the long hours and low pay. Why do people do it? This is the third in our series highlighting this year’s Helen Hayes nominees: their work, their life, their art, their passion.

Celebrity, Chivalry and Very Bad Manners in Compass Rose’s 2016-2017 season

Compass Rose’s 2016-2017 season will include an acclaimed musical, a play which became an acclaimed musical, perhaps the most acclaimed play of all time, and a play about an acclaimed twentieth-century stateswoman. Oh, yes, and a play about very, very bad manners.

Honoring the Helen Hayes nominees: Anu Yadav, playmaker and performer

DCTS covers the 2016 Helen Hayes Awards It is an extraordinary thing to commit yourself to work in theater despite the long hours and low pay. Why do people do it? This is the second in our series highlighting this year’s Helen Hayes nominees: their work, their life, their art, their passion. It is fall, and […]

Churchill, Chekhov, Stoppard, Posner among Studio’s next season

Subscriptions became available today for Studio Theatre’s 2016-2017 season which features Three Sisters, No Sisters, Michael Kahn directing Caryl Churchill and Tom Stoppard writing on human consciousness. Studio intends to announce an additional play for both the Main Series and for Studio X in the near future. 

Martin Luther on Trial from FPA (review)

The staging is impeccable, the acting is first-rate, the script is amusing and, to the extent you can say this about a play which has Hitler, Freud, Lucifer and Pope Francis talking to each other, historically accurate. Then why did I walk out of Martin Luther on Trial so dissatisfied? In the end, it may […]

Honoring the Helen Hayes nominees: Matthew M. Nielson, Sound Design

It is an extraordinary thing to commit yourself to work in theater despite the long hours and low pay. Why do people do it? This is the first in a series highlighting this year’s Helen Hayes nominees: their work, their life, their art, their passion. Matthew M. Nielson has received four Helen Hayes awards for […]

Theater Alliance announces Season 14

Theater Alliance, a company which over the years has faced long odds, celebrates its success at Anacostia Playhouse by producing four plays about underdogs overcoming the odds in 2016-2017.

Everyman offers more comedies in their upcoming season

Everyman Theatre announced this weekend that a venerable thriller and a venerable farce will bookend its 2016/17 season, which will otherwise contain new comedies, a Michael John LaChiusa/Ellen Fitzhugh musical, and an adaptation of a Charles Dickens novel.

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