Performing arts critic Roy C. Dicks talks theatre with Ray Dooley in honor of his 100th production at PlayMakers.
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It’s 1930s Chicago with 64 scenes in over 15 different locations. Where do you go with the set design of “Native Son” when all Bigger Thomas wants to do is fly? An airplane hanger, of course.
Here’s what our Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch is up to while directing in D.C.
Virginia Grise’s one-woman piece “Your Healing is Killing Me” may be hitting the PlayMakers stage next week, but don’t call it a play. It’s a performance manifesto.
When a playwright trusts the audience, it can result in a truly powerful night at the theatre. Paula Vogel trusts you with “How I Learned to Drive.”
With the help for Propsmaster Andrea Bullock, Vivienne Benesch and Jim Findlay have dreamed up a world where where the past is constantly flowing in and out of the present.
Does our production of “Life of Galileo” have you feeling curious? Take a closer look inside PlayMakers’ costume shop to learn the ins and outs of preparing for a show!
Bertolt’s Brecht’s ‘Verfremdung’ isn’t so scary. It merely aims to be “That which makes the strange familiar, and the familiar strange.”
Weathered and old, but sturdy and strong, it’s fitting for the striking visual of a large bridge to be at the center of the most theatrical play of the season here at PlayMakers.
Mark Hartman has whittled the “She Loves Me” orchestration down to fill out a 6-piece band. But it isn’t about economics; it’s a matter of director Kirsten Sanderson‘s vision for the show.