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Duel Purpose: For Fight Choreographer Robb Hunter, Bleeding Is Fundamental

Robb Hunter likes to give his neighbors a heads up before he starts firing automatic weapons in his house.
He’ll call up his neighbor, Carolyn, who runs a wind-chime business out of her home in their Fairfax neighborhood, and say, “‘I’m testing a fully automatic machine gun up here. Tell me if you can hear this.’ [...]

The Helen Hayes Awards: What We Learned

Last night was my first Helen Hayes Awards. This is what I learned.
There were too many ties: Five, in fact, including the top two prizes. Shakespeare Theatre Company's Candide and Arena Stage's Oklahoma split the outstanding resident musical category, while Folger's Hamlet and Woolly Mammoth's Clybourne Park split outstanding resident play. In that sense, the [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: “Color-Conscious” Casting, Harry Potter, and Painted Face

Erin Petty leads off the arts section this week with a look at recent D.C. plays that have subverted audiences' expectations via the race of their principal actors. She asks: Is this stunt-casting, or, to use the theater world's term, merely "nontraditional?" Christina Lee talks to until-recently-local author Doreen Baingana about a travelogue she's currently [...]