Theater

Ari Roth parts company with Mosaic Theater

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Ari Roth, artistic director of Mosaic Theater Company of D.C., is leaving the theater that he founded in 2014. The announcement of Roth’s resignation came...

Playback theater group hands stage over to Jews of color

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“Jewish Institutions: This Is What Jewish People of Color Need You to Know,” is not a typical musical or comedy. The actors in the show...

Playwright Jennie Berman Eng goes in search of an ‘authentic’ Holocaust movie

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  https://vimeo.com/410255432 Jennie Berman Eng doesn’t mind being labeled a Jewish playwright. In fact, she proudly owns the moniker as the first-place winner of the Ninth...

Watch a scene from Jewish Plays Project winner

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https://vimeo.com/410255432 Playwright Jennie Berman Eng, of Annandale, was the Jewish Plays Project winner for her "A Moving Picture." The play explores truth and facts as...

We simply do not need another ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

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  By A.R. Vishny Hey, did you hear? There is a new “Fiddler on the Roof” movie in the works! (Cue groan.) Listen, it’s nothing personal. The team...

Theater J cancels fall season

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By Elisa Posner Theater J in Washington has cancelled its fall 2020 production season “in light of the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis,” it announced...

‘Pass Over’ is a midrash on Black Lives Matter and the seder

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Review Right now: A street corner. 1855: A plantation. But also the 13th century BCE, Egypt, a city built by slaves. This is the journey...

‘Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes’ features yet another psychologically dysfunctional Jewish family

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Marian is a Jewish mother extraordinaire. Don’t drag your rolling suitcase across the floor, you’ll scratch the wood, she exhorts her daughter who has...

Actor Sasha Olinick’s second encounter with Einstein

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When Sasha Olinick was in junior high school, he had a life-size poster of Albert Einstein hanging in his bedroom. This month you can...

Lost souls in Theater J’s ‘The Wanderers’

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Review At 40, Anna Ziegler is the most-produced playwright at Washington Theater J — more than Neil Simon, Arthur Miller or anyone else. Ziegler’s writing...