Life in the Doll’s House at Capital Stage
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Life in the Doll’s House at Capital Stage

Stephanie Gularte’s original adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 Norwegian domestic drama, A Doll’s House, thoughtfully explores the individual’s yearning for self-discovery and expression within restricted societal and cultural roles. Directed by Janis Stevens, Gularte’s adaptation is set in a comfortable but conventional home during the holidays in post-World War II America. In the mid 20th … Continue reading

Cap Stage Concludes Season with “Uncanny Valley”
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Cap Stage Concludes Season with “Uncanny Valley”

This past weekend, Capital Stage launched the show that will close out its tenth season—Uncanny Valley by playwright Thomas Gibbons. Described as “deeply absorbing,” and “cerebrally challenging” by The Washington Post, the production features Capital Stage veteran Michael Wiles and CapStage newcomer Jessica Powell. Drawing on current research in artificial intelligence, robotics, and the possibility of “downloading” … Continue reading

A New Definition of Office Drama: Capital Stage Presents Ideation
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A New Definition of Office Drama: Capital Stage Presents Ideation

The image of office work is a mundane one: endless streams of emails, hokey team spirit exercises, mind-numbing meetings. But Capital Stage’s new show, Ideation, is not your everyday office story. The show, which opened Jan. 24, centers on a small group of corporate consultants tasked with designing a mysterious project. They have had little … Continue reading

Capital Stage Presents: MAPLE & VINE
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Capital Stage Presents: MAPLE & VINE

Capital Stage completes its ninth season, THE HOMEFRONT: A Season of Soul-Stirring Plays, with MAPLE & VINE by Jordan Harrison. After premiering in the 2011 Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville, MAPLE & VINE ran Off Broadway at Playwrights Horizons. Capital Stage’s production will be directed by Co-Founder and Artistic Associate Peter Mohrmann, and … Continue reading

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What Crumpet is This?

Meet a Macy’s Christmas character like no other: the flask-wielding, shit-talking, pot-smoking elf named Crumpet. He may adorn himself in red and green (and a perky, spangled hat), but Crumpet is truly an elf of a different color. This holiday season, Capital Stage brings you the hilarious tale of St. Nick’s most mischievous little helper … Continue reading