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Saturday, December 8, 2018

Report: ‘2018 DC Queer Theatre Festival’ at The DC Arts Center by Guest Author

Now in its sixth year, The DC Center’s DC Queer Theatre Festival delivers on its promise to unleash and celebrate underrepresented voices and diversity. After evaluating over thirty submis…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Review: ‘Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas’ at Adventure Theatre by Guest Author

By Julie Janson If you are looking for some holiday merriment that is fun for all ages, dance and sing your way over to Adventure Theatre’s Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas. This music…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Commemorate Armistice Day with The Washington Chorus This Sunday by Guest Author

This November, as Americans prepare for Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season, arts organizations across the Washington area will commemorate a more somber occasion: the 100th ann…

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“I Never Expected to See a Shakespearean Lover Like Me”: An Actor Declares by Guest Author

By Ezra Tozian Editor’s note: In Avant Bard’s production of Illyria, or What You Will—freely adapted from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night by Jonelle Walker and Mitchell Hébert—the cha…

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Review: ‘the end of things.’ at Charm City Fringe Festival by Guest Author

by Ciahna Heck Three Princes Theatre presents the end of things. at the Charm City Fringe Festival, a daring new piece of theater which touches on the termination of multiple relationships …

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Sunday, November 4, 2018

Review: ’50 Shades of Gay’ at The Charm City Fringe Festival by Guest Author

By Kylie Miller Fringe Festivals are a great platform for shows that push boundaries and challenge the norm. 50 Shades of Gay does exactly that. Ike Avelli, a 52-year-old single gay man, is …

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Review: ‘Un-a-parent’ at The Charm City Fringe Festival by Guest Author

By Kylie Miller The play on words of the show’s title, Un-a-parent, perfectly sets up this comedic solo show. The life experiences of Joe Minchik, the writer and performer, are both hilari…

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Sharing the Joys of Close Listening and Music: Rob Kapilow on ‘What Makes It Great?’ by Guest Author

For the past 10 seasons, conductor/composer/commentator/author Rob Kapilow has brought his acclaimed series What Makes It Great? to D.C. under the auspices of Washington Performing Arts. Wit…

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Ann Hampton Callaway on her new album, ‘Jazz Goes to the Movies’ by Guest Author

Cabaret icon Ann Hampton Callaway just released her 16th album, Jazz Goes to the Movies—renditions of songs from classic Hollywood films. On her way to New York to perform at Feinstein…

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Friday, October 26, 2018

A Conversation with Playwright Naomi Iizuka and Director Jon Jon Johnson by Guest Author

By Sophie Herreid, Caitlin Partridge, Lauren Patton I had so many hopes. I had so many dreams. But I died I died I died along the way. – Chorus of Refugees, ‘Anon[ymous]’ P…

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Five Questions for PUBLIQuartet by Guest Author

PUBLIQuartet is not a typical string quartet. Violinists Curtis Stewart and Jannina Norpoth, violist Nick Revel, and cellist Amanda Gookin make up this unique ensemble dedicated to improvisi…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Happy Theater and sorrows&songs Present ‘AntiCone’ by Guest Author

Happy Theater, a theatrical group using object puppetry and physical theatre to heal, unite and inspire, and sorrows&songs, peddling poetry and wonder by way of the stage, will bring the…

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2019 Capital Fringe Applications Now Open! by Guest Author

Applications are now open for the 2019 Capital Fringe Festival! See below for application details. OPTION 1: FRINGE RUN VENUE Participation in the Fringe Festival is an opportunity for you…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Review: ‘Rooms: A Rock Romance’ at MetroStage by Guest Author

By Danny Romeo MetroStage is getting the band back together. Rooms: A Rock Romance celebrates the ten-year anniversary of its premiere this year, in the very theatre where the production had…

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Local Lutenist Ronn McFarlane Brings Medieval Instrument to Modern Audiences by Guest Author

When asked to picture a lute, the average 21st-century music fan might envision an illustration from a medieval illuminated manuscript, depicting someone in tights, maybe some sort of tunic …

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Review: ‘A Shayna Maidel’ by Peace Mountain Theatre Company by Guest Author

By Julie Janson Peace Mountain Theatre Company’s production of Barbara Lebow’s A Shayna Maidel is a piercing, unabashed look at life before and after the Holocaust through the eyes of tw…

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Review: ‘Hedda Gabbler’ at Britches and Hose Theatre Company by Guest Author

By Jen Lofquist Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler is almost a master class in restrained theatre. His words, like the Nordic landscape, are stark and carved. Ibsen will tolerate no over-acti…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

William L. Hopkins And The Estate Of Richard B. Anderson Announce The 2018 Anderson-Hopkins Award For Excellence In Theatre by Guest Author

Washington, DC: The Anderson-Hopkins Award for Excellence in the Theater Arts presented six awards Monday night at Signature Theatre, October 8. The award was presented to actors Will Garts…

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Review: ‘Ghostchasers’ by Encore Stage by Guest Author

By Andy Arnold You know you’ll have a bad day at work when the guests at the Hangtown Asylum for Extremely Tense People lock up the staff and take over the business. As it happens, the asy…

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Senator Chris Van Hollen To Cut The Ribbon at ATMTC’s Ceremonial Grand Reopening October 15th by Guest Author

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) announces its grand reopening on October 15th in Glen Echo Park after seven months of renovations due to an electrical fire. Executives from Adventure Theatre…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Knights of Columbus Host Mystery Play by Shoestring Theatre Company in Fairfax, VA by Guest Author

An Alfred Hitchcock-style mystery play unfolds at the Knights of Columbus performance on Friday, October 5, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the St. Leo the Great School Gym. The play is the second origin…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Review: ‘Putin On Ice (that isn’t the real title of this show)’ by Single Carrot Theatre and The Acme Corporation by Guest Author

By Brandon Block We’re in a long, dark, monastic chamber. A white marble bust of Putin sits against dark red drop-banners that are just barely not swastikas, instead featuring a black outl…

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Review: ‘Luther’ at Arena Players by Guest Author

By Cybele Pomeroy “My name is Luther and I’m going to sing every song I know. Come on, y’all, let’s have a party.” — Tamba Giles as Luther Vandross in Luther. It’s a small,…

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

They Are Bach! Washington Bach Consort Announces Their New Artistic Director and Kicks Off 41st Season by Guest Author

After a dramatic auditioning process that lasted the entirety of their 40th season, Washington Bach Consort has selected their new Artistic Director. The premiere Baroque chorus and orchestr…

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Sunday, September 2, 2018

The Top Eleven Ticket Deals During Theater Week by Guest Author

The final days of summer are here. And you know what that means? It’s time to score some awesome deals during Theatre Week. For the third year, we’re bringing you exclusive prices to som…

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Page to Stage Festival 2018: A Complete Listing of Shows by Guest Author

The Kennedy Center’s 17th annual Page to Stage Festival offers theatergoers the chance to view and give feedback on works of theater. The free performances feature work by over 60 loca…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

DC-Area Premiere of Athol Fugard’s ‘The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek’ Opens This Weekend at MetroStage by Guest Author

The Washington, DC-area premiere of Athol Fugard’s most recent play The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens this weekend at MetroStage and will run through September 30. First preview on…

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Theater Alliance launches Season 16 with the Word Becomes Action Festival by Guest Author

Theater Alliance launches Season 16 with the Word Becomes Action Festival: Flipping the Script. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural festival, this second annual festival e…

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Playwright Neil Simon Dies at 91 by Guest Author

Neil Simon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright, died last night at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. The cause was complications from pneumonia. He was 91 years ol…

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Women in Theatre Conference Coming to Howard Community College August 25 by Guest Author

Rep Stage is pleased to announce that the third annual conference dedicated to women working in the theatre will be held in the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Theatre Week Celebrates the 2018-2019 Season by Guest Author

WASHINGTON, DC – August 14 – theatreWashington today announced plans for Theatre Week 2018, a three-week celebration that will offer $15 and $35 tickets to over 20 productions, a free…

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