Adventures are supposed to be dangerous and exciting, captivating and wondrous! Filled with never-ending adventures, Synetic Theater brings to the stage their very own adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s iconic adventurous classic Peter Pan. Directed by Paata Tsikurishvili, with Co-Direction and Fight Choreography by Vato Tsikurishvili and Choreography by Irina Tsikurishvili, this stage production— The Adventures of Peter Pan adapted by Ed Monk and overseen by the Creative Team of Marley Giggey and Tori Bertocci— has fighting,
“We are going to have borders nice and strong. We are going to build a wall.” A direct quote from— at the time— president-elect Donald J. Trump. The full horror of what was to come wasn’t even an inkling in the eyes of the masses. In a stunning new evocative, jarring, emotionally blindsiding, and harrowing work making its debut as a part of the National New Play Network’s Rolling World Premiere series, Robert Schenkkan’s Building The Wall is sparking a visceral powder keg of conversation in the nation’s capital.
Hail to the Princess, Briar Rose, a fair and winsome maiden who is sure to win the heart of the Prince if only the malevolent witch will stay out of her way. An iconic and beloved fairytale takes fanciful flight on the stage of Synetic Theater this holiday season, offering an awe-inspiring alternative for family friendly entertainment when it comes to this festive holiday season. Sleeping Beauty, adapted by Nathan Weinberger from Charles Perrault’s classic fairytale and Directed by Paata Tsikurishvili,
The “thea-taaah” is so cultural! People come and stare at the feelings that the performers are having and those feelings are art! At least that’s what Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is presenting with the firecracker opener of their 2016/2017 season with the world-premiere of Jen Silverman’s Collective Rage: A Play in Five Boops. Directed by Mike Donahue, this evocative and explosive exploration of women, relationships, love, and above all— pussy— will rock your world from the time the first of the quintet of Betty Boops are introduced through to the sentimental,
There is something to be said for comforting fictions. While they may not be the most elucidating tales they provide a certain umbrage from the harshness of reality that accompanies terminal illness. In an evocative rolling world premiere presented in association with the National New Play Network, Forum Theatre closes out its 12th season with Steve Yockey’s Blackberry Winter. Directed by Michael Dove, this stunning 90-minute tale awash in profoundly polarizing emotions sparks a compelling conversation of perceived realities,
How do you shut a mind? Factory449 will expose you to senseless charges, baseless allegations, and brutality in their strikingly disturbing staged adaptation of Closetland written by Radha Bharadwaj. Directed by Rick Hammerly and featuring company members Sara Barker and David Lamont Wilson, this shocking and gut-wrenching political drama permeates deep into the darkened territory of psychological torture. An unforgiving and abrasive script begging to be set in the theatre,
Labels are for soup cans! Join the party— The T Party— at Forum Theatre this January for their exciting remount of the world premier of their gender-driven conversation starter The T Party. Having absolutely nothing to do with the political party— as the show was being conceptualized and work-shopped before the party was formed— this provocative, evocative conversational piece of theatrical work is a compelling and connective cabaret of gender-binary defying stories,