More than half a century after the March On Washington protesters plan to gather for a march of a similar name: The Women's March on Washington. But some wonder whether a playful, cheeky tone will undermine the gathering's message.
Broadway may still be the best-known place to catch a new show, but the hotbed of American theater may be in smaller cities like Washington, D.C. We hear about the latest plays to hit local stages — and find out how local companies are coping with the sluggish economy.
“Clybourne Park” Woolly Mammoth Theater
“In Darfur” Theater J
“Sophisticated Ladies” Lincoln Theater
“Title of Show” Signature Theater
“Da” Olney Theater Center
“The Liar” Shakespeare Theater Company
“Reasons to be Pretty” Studio Theater
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