Human digestion is all about breaking down food into base nutritional particles for the body to absorb energy, grow, and repair itself when it’s hurt.
There are only a few rules of battle in Laugh Index Theater’s IMPROV WARS, that pits local improvisational teams against each other in a series of head-on quick-witted bouts.
The moment the lights dim at Hunger & Thirst Theatre Collective’s Contrafact of Freedom, the audience is ferried to early 19th century Maryland where Francis Scott Key is on the cusp of writing the most famous song in American history.
There’s a grand spectrum of people and situations to satirize about the District of Columbia, yet Bucharest Inside the Beltway’s production of Districtland manages amazingly to capture only one narrow band of it.
Prepare to go on a trip with banished? Productions in The Circle² — literally, figuratively, and temporally. With a downloadable audio track and assistance from tour guide/director Carmen C. Wong, travelers are invited to step into playwright Juanita Rockwell’s memories of Dupont Circle while simultaneously walking among the bustle near the city’s most well-known roundabout.
Alexandra Petri is very normal, or at least that’s what her mother and father have always told her growing up. One might surmise they said this out of a parental concern that the child of a U.S. Representative and the president of an outspoken education reform nonprofit might be deprived of a relatively ordinary childhood […]
The Arcturus Theater Company tackles a challenging subject in Full Bloom, Suzanne Bradbeer’s coming-of-age story that takes us into the life of Phoebe Harris, a New York City teenager confronting a sudden onslaught of sexual attention as she matures from a girl into an attractive young woman.
Russ Widdall’s portrayal of Robert F. Kennedy is an understated oral progression of a man who toiled happily in his brother’s shadow until he was propelled to run for president at a time when Americans were overcome by anger and grief.
Anyone who’s ever found themselves hypnotized by an episode of the Real Housewives franchise will recognize the seating arrangement and musical interlude as Jenny Splitter’s comedy, H Street Housewives, opens. It’s the reunion show! All grievances not previously aired will be aired.
Playwright Tarpley Long and director Tracy McMullan have taken on an extreme challenge in Dark House, their re-imagination of William Faulkner’s Southern Gothic novel “Absalom, Absalom!”.