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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Red Branch: Small Space, Big Story by Jamila Reddy

Red Branch Theatre Company started off with what most emerging theatre companies only dream of: a permanent artistic home. Stephanie Williams, the owner of the Drama Learning Center and a fo…

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Brave Spirits Theatre: Verse and Violence by Jamila Reddy

It takes a brave spirit indeed to make “plays from the era of verse and violence” exciting, accessible, and relevant to modern audiences—all while dismantling their system …

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Arcturus Theater Company: Don’t Indulge the Tragedy by Jamila Reddy

In the past two years, Arcturus Theater Company has produced plays about a child with Attention Deficit Disorder, a World War I soldier reincarnated as a ghost, and a young girl’s expe…

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Pallas Theatre: A Collective Voice by Jamila Reddy

Ty Hallmark, the Artistic Director of Pallas Theatre Collective, admits that, as an emerging company in DC’s theatre scene, “we’re still trying to find our footing.&rd…

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Constellation’s Infinite Possibilities by Jamila Reddy

Allison Stockman, the founding Artistic Director of Constellation Theatre Company, always dreamed of running her own theatre. In 2007, she left her job as a high school teacher to follo…

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Taffetty Punk: A Theatreband Mentality by Jamila Reddy

Taffety Punk’s inaugural production, The Devil in His Own Words, was performed at the Black Cat, one of DC’s most renowned music venues for underground artists. Ten years later, …

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Annapolis Shakespeare Company: Classic Works, Modern Audience by Jamila Reddy

Sally Boyett, a classically trained actor and professional ballerina, never meant to start a theatre company. It all began in 2009, when she began teaching acting classes in Annapolis, worki…

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Monday, July 14, 2014

Pinky Swear: More than Just a Promise by Jamila Reddy

For Karen Lange and Allyson Harkey, Co-Artistic Directors of Pinky Swear Productions, a pinky swear was more than just a promise. It was a vision. They began collaborating six years ago in r…

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Spooky Action: A Portal to the Subconscious by Jamila Reddy

When we dream, we speak the language of images. We play the role of audience to our own lives, watching the action unfold in front of us. Richard Henrich, Founding Artistic Director of Spook…

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Friday, June 6, 2014

No Rules Theatre: Dual-City, Omni-Collaborative by Jamila Reddy

When Co-Artistic Directors Joshua Morgan and Brian Sutow decided to call their company “No Rules,” they really meant it. It is the only theatre company in the nation that operate…

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Maddening Beauty – In Progress by Jamila Reddy

If queer avant-garde British filmmaker Derek Jarman had made a performance piece about his own life 20 years after his passing, it would likely look like force/collision’s multimedia p…

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All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards