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Friday, October 8, 2021

Science in Theatre Festival to Bring Together Tech and Arts by Daniella Ignacio

AI, mixed reality, and Smartwear technology are among the draws at Transforma Theatre’s women-driven festival.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:11AM

The Fled Collective Returns to Flea Theater Under New Terms by Daniella Ignacio

In a new partnership and reparative grant, the collective will become the key resident company at the downtown New York theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:01AM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

#ENOUGH Seeks Short Plays on Gun Violence From Teen Writers by Daniella Ignacio

After a record year of gun violence in the U.S., the latest iteration of the nationwide campaign aims to give young people another chance to dramatize their feelings about it.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:19PM

David Cale to Be First Playwright in Idaho Writers’ Residency Program by Daniella Ignacio

Cale will develop a new work as part of the Hemingway writer-in-residence program at Sun Valley's Community Library.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:03PM
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Local artists lend their unique talents to “Act Out: Vote 2020” on Oct 29 by Daniella Ignacio

As the theater industry recovers from COVID-19 and considers a social justice reckoning, the 2020 presidential election is high stakes, resulting in “Act Out: Vote 2020,” an online perfo…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 04:24PM
Friday, June 5, 2020

Theatre artists gather Monday, June 8, in vigil to honor black lives lost to police violence. Organizers tell its purpose and how you can be there. by Daniella Ignacio

On Monday, June 8, Galvanize DC and Actors Arena will host “Making Space To Breathe/Gathering To Grieve” outside Arena Stage at 7 p.m.  The artist-driven vigil is being held to create a…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 03:06PM
Friday, May 15, 2020

Live Zoom shows already feel “old school.” One young company’s new show pushes its boundaries by Daniella Ignacio

“O that this too solid flesh would melt, / Thaw, and resolve itself into a dew!” Hamlet cries out in his first soliloquy of the eponymous Shakespeare play. And as Shoshana Tarkow (she/he…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 12:36PM
Monday, April 27, 2020

Quarantine playlist: Daniella’s 6 comfort songs opens with Sondheim by Daniella Ignacio

It’s been about six weeks since I came back home to New Jersey after my college moved to online classes for the rest of the semester, and like many students, it’s taken some adjusting. A…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 06:18PM
Monday, April 13, 2020

Olney Theatre’s running Zoom classes for kids and adults. Here’s how it’s going. by Daniella Ignacio

At Olney Theater Center, although all performances and the National Players tour are canceled, the artistic staff, education staff and the National Players have found a new way to stay engag…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 10:36AM
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

In a world shut in by COVID-19, 3 DMV theaters find innovative uses for Zoom by Daniella Ignacio

Zoom is currently a common mode of communication for the world affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools and colleges use it for online classes; companies are using it for meetings; friends…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 01:32PM
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

How Monumental Theatre honors Head Over Heel’s celebration of acceptance with a young, inclusive cast by Daniella Ignacio

Head Over Heels made a splash on Broadway in 2016, notably starring the first transgender actor playing an out nonbinary character in a Broadway musical  — Peppermint as Phythio. Now, th…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 02:42PM
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Review: Miss You Like Hell at Olney Theatre Center. by Daniella Ignacio

Olney Theatre Center’s production of Miss You Like Hell explores issues of immigration policies, parental abandonment and the power of Latinx women. Lisa Portes makes her Olney Theatre dir…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 07:06AM
Sunday, December 8, 2019

Traditions change. Even for Fiddler on the Roof. Choreographer Christopher Evans on Fiddler’s revised choreography by Daniella Ignacio

Professional productions of Fiddler on the Roof traditionally feature the iconic Jerome Robbins choreography from the original production. The 2015 Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof wa…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 05:03PM
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Review: Mozart’s whimsical The Magic Flute from Washington National Opera by Daniella Ignacio

Wild things abound in this production of  Washington National Opera’s The Magic Flute, currently playing at the Kennedy Center. With Maurice Sendak’s artwork at its forefront, the opera…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 01:03PM
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Review: Theory at Mosaic Theater, freedom of speech on a college campus rings true by Daniella Ignacio

If you were given free reign to say whatever you want about anything you want…how far would you go? And if you were the moderator of that kind of environment, at what point would you inter…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 11:33AM
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

How Matthew McGee, Little Shop’s puppet master, created new, more terrifying Audrey IIs by Daniella Ignacio

In a season with high profile productions of Little Shop of Horrors on Broadway and across the country,  the DMV is getting its own taste of the Alan Menken sci-fi musical theatre classic t…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 01:06PM