What makes the perfect team? How do individuals develop into a group? Taking its name from a theory by behavioral scientist William Schutz, ACW Dances’ The Interpersonal Underworld explores the dynamics of relationship building through beautiful and thoughtful modern dance. Trust, power, control, collaboration, harmony and more are explored and deconstructed in this finely wrought […]
Complex and deeply compelling, Out-Side the Box Theatre’s As We Are presents an honest portrayal of a very dysfunctional midwestern family. Vince (Roger Nawrocki), Mallory (Rachel Caywood), and Asher (Patrick Joy) are reunited after years of estrangement to witness their father’s death and hold his funeral. Through their emotionally charged interactions, the family’s history is […]
Have you ever thought that the unbearable burden of being just wasn’t funny enough? Then allow The Indian Ocean Theatre Company to brighten up your existential crisis with In to the Out Side / D.C. al Coda, a wryly thoughtful piece written and directed by John Sowalsky.
Starting at around ten minutes after the lights come up on MOTHS, you may begin to worry that you’ve gone mad. Don’t panic – this is a perfectly appropriate response to this perfectly bizarre comedy, written by Stephen Notes and directed by Roma Rogers.
What was once a cautionary tale painting strong women as whores has been triumphantly transformed into a case study in the complex, turbulent, often vicious history of female power. 21 King, presented by True Wit Productions, explores the question of what it really means to be called a Jezebel.
Jonah Dove, which takes its cue from the biblical Book of Jonah, was presumably intended to examine the emotional turmoil of one complicated man – the eponymous Jonah Dove – as he rescues his niece from a life of abject poverty, reconciles himself with his sister, and grows to accept not only the existence, but […]
Violent Delights: A Shakespearean Brawl-esque Sideshow is the first creation of the new company Off the Quill. It’s an ambitious undertaking, particularly for a brand new group, and their enthusiasm is much appreciated.
Big River (and Other Wayfaring Ballets), the latest offering from MOVEiUS Contemporary Ballet, achieves the improbable, if not impossible, task of bringing fans of contemporary ballet together with country music afficionados.
A Killing Game, devised by the ensemble-based theatre company dog & pony dc, in no way constitutes a typical night at the theater. The ninety-minute extravaganza celebrates and explores what the company calls “Audience Integration.”