Hub Theatre’s 2017-2018 season will offer a new production of a play familiar to Hub audiences, a brand spanking new play written by an area playwright, and another brand new play written by a playwright familiar to Hub audiences.
Having remodeled its physical plant, created a small black box playing space, and renamed itself, Baltimore Center Stage has picked a 2017-2018 season designed to shake up its audience’s mind, soul and heart.
Chesapeake Shakespeare Theatre’s six-play 2017-2018 season will feature a production of Red Velvet, the story of an extraordinary production of Othello, within a schedule of three well-loved Shakespeare plays, a Christmas classic (I bet you can guess which one), and a tale told by a mathematician, designed to blow your mind.
Is it sacrilegious to suggest that Easter was a good day to see The Magic Play, since the story of Easter, if true, is the greatest magic act in human history? I here use magic in its broadest sense: as the phenomena we, in all our well-honed rationality, cannot explain but which is true nonetheless.
You would expect a company which derives its name from a speech in Henry V to do a good job with the play itself, and by and large We Happy Few acquits itself well. But there are shortcomings in both the concept and the execution, and they prevent the production, now running in the Capitol […]
Lynn Nottage’s Sweat, a mystery play set in an economically deteriorating small town, has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Pulitzer Committee announced yesterday.
Qui Nguyen’s (Living Dead in Denmark) Steinberg Award-winning play Vietgone will highlight Studio Theatre’s 2017-2018, according to a partial season schedule released by the company.
Michael Cristofer, who wrote the libretto for the opera Champion, seen at Washington National Opera earlier this year, mined the same territory to write Man in the Ring, which debuted in Chicago last September. The American Theatre Critics Association yesterday announced that his efforts have earned him the $25,000 Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics […]
Herndon, VA’s NextStop Theatre Company will be presenting musicals, serious drama, and seriously dramatic musicals for its 2017-2018 season.
This early Athol Fugard play lacks the laser-like focus of his best work, but it packs a powerful punch and stubbornly refuses to do the expected, and at Mosaic Theater, they’re playing the hell out of it.