Promo photos from past shows

Cari amici,

Thanks to supporters like you, the Faction is alive and thriving!
After an exciting season that saw the appointment of a new Producing Artistic Director, our acclaimed production of The Merchant of Venice, and a brand-new all-day festival version of our annual "Fool For All" event, we can't wait to show you what's next!

We dive into the 2017-18 season by continuing our commitment to family friendly programming, as we present new adaptations of old classics in Foolish Fairytales! What better way to spend time this Holiday season, than with the Fools, as we put our trademark spin on everyone's favorite tales? It's sure to be a physical flurry of bears, pigs, witches, slippers and more! This production will mark another collaboration at DC's beloved Capitol Hill Arts Workshop.

Foolish Fairytales show image

Next, I'm thrilled to announce that 2018 will see our first foray into the works of Anton Chekhov, with our Spring production of The Cherry Orchard. Complete with secret plots, wily servants, tortured lovers, and a sprawling family estate on the chopping block, you'll find out why Chekhov himself insisted he wrote comedies! Catch this production at Gallaudet University, our artistic home for six years now!

The Cherry Orchard show image

In addition to these tentpole productions, we will continue to travel with our first-rate touring productions, spread Commedia and physical theatre education with our world-class workshops, and prepare for our Ninth Annual "Fool For All": Tales of Pith and Pesto!

With eight great years under our belt, we're looking forward to a fine Year Nine! As always, your support makes everything we do possible - so if you're able to make a tax-deductible donation this season, we hope that it can be in support of our work. Come be a Fraction of the Faction! Click on THIS LINK to join us at whatever level you can!


Paul Reisman
Producing Artistic Director