One last curtain call for these performers whose perfectly crafted moments linger indelibly in our memories. The ensemble of Burning Doors, Belarus Free Theatre There is no word for Burning Doors other than indelible. As powerful as it can be to witness outstanding performances that concern repression and torture and dehumanization, it is overwhelming to witness […]
There’s still time
This past Sunday in the Washington Post, I read of the pivotal moment in one great writer’s life. It was when he saw the Broadway play, Man of La Mancha. He fell in love, he said, with Don Quixote, and with all things quixotic. So if you see a little of Cervantes’ handiwork in the […]
Our 24 most memorable shows on Washington area stages in 2017
We calculate there were 455 shows on our stages in 2017. After each show closes and the actors move on the the next rehearsal what remains are the ideas and emotions they have left behind in the minds and hearts of the audiences. Which shows were most memorable? We asked our writers and three busy theatregoers, […]
How robust was theatre in our area in 2017? DCTS examines its data
When we say our region is one of the major theatre hubs in America, what do we really mean? As we did last year, we dove into our own records for 2017 to see how robust our scene has been.
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