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Catch it: Which Way to the Stage (Signature Theater)

The audience follows Broadway superfans Jeff and Judy as they eagerly await their idol, actress Idina Menzel, after one of her performances in the play If/Then at back the stage door every night. Enter a sexy stranger – whose presence challenges their connection and upends their decades-long friendship. Soon, the musical theater aficionados have to … Continue reading

Catch it: Arena Stage’s “Holiday”

Catch this dazzling romance production with sprinkles and comedy, dancing and characters owning their own paths – much to which this generation can relate. It’s the last week – be sure to CATCH IT! Arena Stage’s Holiday, by Philip Barry is showing through Sunday Nov 6. Directed by Anita Maynard-Losh; lighting design, Pablo Santiago; sound, … Continue reading

Review: Momentum Collective’s WOKE

It’s been eight years since Black teenage Michael brown was both shot and killed by white police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. WOKE, written Dennis A. Williams and directed by Jason Ellis, takes place in the fall after that tragedy. It’s less about what happened to Brown and more about what happened to the … Continue reading

Review: Color Purple at Signature Theatre


Review: Momentum Collective’s “Last Call” – July 2022

Jason Ellis and Momentum Collective, Inc., are back with their long-awaited production, The Last Call. Ellis, and his many titles (singer, artist, actor, playwright, director, producer…) is founder and current executive of Momentum Collective, Inc., and has assembled a cast of ~25 talented performers (many local and some regional) and created a trip down memory … Continue reading

Review: August Wilson’s Seven Guitars at Arena Stage

Review: Arena Stage’s Celia and Fidel

If I can be honest, I haven’t seen a production with this much passion in a long time. The passion, the power, the politics and the pulse of Arena Stage’s Celia and Fidel, directed by the amazing Molly Smith, is riveting from beginning to end. Playwright Eduardo Machado, of Cuban descent, takes his hand at … Continue reading

Review: “This Better Earth” teaches and loves

The Theater Alliance’s production of This Bitter Earth teaches. There’s a lesson of how major events in American can affects us in different ways. There’s a lesson of how those events can be seen differently. And there’s also a lesson of how we can both be affected differently and see things differently, and also have … Continue reading