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Friday, August 7, 2020

Jade Jones as rapper “Litty Official” debuts hip-hop mixtape by News Desk

DMV rapper “Litty Official” releases their mixtape He Could Never on Spotify, Soundcloud, and iTunes. Jade Jones, the artist behind Litty, has crafted a standout lo-fi trap mixtape for t…

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Woolly Mammoth announces next season of live shows with dates TBD by News Desk

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces its 2020–2021 season featuring the return of a postponed production, new partnerships, a digital season, an evolution of Woolly’s subscription pl…

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Friday, July 31, 2020

‘Black Trans Women’ online event to affirm #BlackTransLivesMatter by News Desk

Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut, announces Black Trans Women at the Center: An Evening of Short Plays, a celebration of Black trans talent and experience coproduced by Lady Dane…

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Arena Stage announces new season to begin in January 2021 by News Desk

In a swift pivot, Arena Stage has recently announced an upcoming season that reflects their commitment to compelling, dynamic work packed with drama, humor, music, and first-class storytell…

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Saturday, July 18, 2020

New study: Theatergoers are averse to returning but woke to racism by News Desk

Shugoll Research, a national marketing research company in Bethesda, Maryland, has released findings from a Wave 2 online survey it conducted with 743 DC-area theatergoers about three pressi…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

The Kennedy Center introduces multiple social impact initiatives by News Desk

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has recently revealed a plan for several ongoing and long-term social impact initiatives – and the urgency and importance of this work ha…

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Mosaic Theater announces postponements and temporary leadership change by News Desk

Mosaic Theater Company has canceled its plans to open Alexandra Petri’s Inherit the Wind in August and announced suspension of its on-stage season through 2020. At the same time, Mosaic an…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Expert artists from 1st Stage to offer classes online by News Desk

Something new and engaging is coming our way. A singular opportunity for area theatergoers who want to learn more about how theater is made: 1st Stage in Tysons is offering a Virtual Classro…

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Capital-area community theaters plan fundraising telethon by News Desk

As COVID-19 continues to ravage the country, its effects on the arts have been devastating. Many organizations have turned to creative ways to raise funds in an effort to offset losses from …

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Friday, June 26, 2020

How DMV theaters are strategizing for reopening by News Desk

With the fall season and following seasons still only tentatively planned, arts organizations are taking the time to focus on a reopening strategy that makes the most sense for their staff, …

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Rorschach Theatre to stream ‘Magic in Rough Spaces’ this weekend by News Desk

Four pieces developed by Rorschach Theatre artists will be showcased in online readings this weekend, June 27 and 28, 2020, as “Magic in Rough Spaces.” Three works are brand new; one is …

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

In Brave Soul Collective online debut, raw monologues about anti-Blackness by News Desk

Brave Soul Collective (BSC) launches their virtual performance season Sunday, June 28, 2020, at 7 pm EST with Question Marks—an online event of raw, thought-provoking theater that addresse…

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Woolly Mammoth launches new Connectivity Core Partner Program by News Desk

As the nation grapples with profound racial unrest—in addition to a global health crisis that is disproportionately affecting Black and Indigenous people—DC’s Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co…

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Venues continue to extend shutdown with delayed seasons by News Desk

As the current public safety situation with COVID-19 continues to be unpredictable, DMV-area theaters and other venues are being forced to make decisions regarding their upcoming fall season…

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Studio Theatre creates new virtual hangout with Psalm’s Salons by News Desk

Studio Theatre, in collaboration with Studio Artist-in-Residence Psalmayene 24, is launching Psalm’s Salons at Studio, a three-part digital dance party and conversation series. The virt…

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces virtual Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival by News Desk

Now in its 61st year, the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, a production of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, announces the festival will be presented for the first time all-digital. From…

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

DMV theaters take a knee and take a stand by News Desk

Beyond mourning and outrage, these DC Metro performing arts institutions have gone on the record with commitments to make a difference and be accountable. (Last updated June 2, 2020, 9 a.m.)…

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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Synetic Theater gives ‘The Decameron’ a timely twist by News Desk

Synetic Theater, a leader in physical performance in Arlington, will present a digital adaptation of Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron, a collection of novellas written in Italy in respo…

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

ARTSFAIRFAX announces $100,000 emergency COVID-19 grants program by News Desk

ARTSFAIRFAX today announced $100,000 in available funding through the newly created Emergency Relief and Recovery Grant Program. Funding will provide critical support to Fairfax County and t…

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Studio Theatre welcomes ten new commissioned artists by News Desk

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theater, Studio Theatre is embarking on the largest round of commissioning in its history. They are awarding grants to ten arti…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

LA TI DO goes virtual with LA TI DOnline by News Desk

When COVID-19 overwhelmed the world in early 2020 and affected the future of in-person, live gatherings, LA TI DO Productions (LTD) came to a standstill like many organizations of its kind. …

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Applications now open for $500 microgrants to emerging writers and composers by News Desk

A new arts program—Emergent Seed—is offering $500 microgrants and the opportunity for emerging writers and composers in the DC Metro area to have their work broadcast in virtual events. …

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DMV-area organizations plan for a virtual summer camp experience by News Desk

As the end dates for social-distancing recommendations keep being pushed further toward the end of the year, many DC, Maryland, and Virginia arts organizations are committing to an effort to…

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Signature Theatre postpones ‘Mamma Mia!’ at The Anthem until 2021 by News Desk

Mamma Mia! at The Anthem DC will not run June 25 – July 5, 2020 as previously scheduled. Signature Theatre has worked with our sponsors Amazon and Max Productions and our partners at The A…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Young Artists of America at Strathmore announces virtual summer camp program by News Desk

Young Artists of America at Strathmore (YAA) is thrilled to announce Virtual Summer Performing Arts Intensives, an online version of their award-winning summer musical theater program. While…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Major-media reviewers voice worries about returning to the theater by News Desk

Twice a month, Terry Teachout of the Wall Street Journal, Elisabeth Vincentelli, contributor to The New York Times and The New Yorker; and Peter Marks of The Washington Post get together…

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Solas Nua debuts ‘Being Here,’ a new live digital experience by News Desk

DC-based Solas Nua, a theater company dedicated to contemporary Irish arts, is celebrating their 15th anniversary season this year. They will kick it off with a completely new experience for…

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Faction of Fools Theatre Company announces new Co-Directors by News Desk

At a time when theater companies around the country must push back production schedules, their missions are amplified to plan future productions that will uplift, transform, and heal. At Fac…

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Spooky Action shifts new play readings to YouTube by News Desk

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, Spooky Action Theater’s New Works in Action play-reading series has been shifted to a virtual meeting space on the company’s YouTube channel. “We are exci…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Adventure Theatre honors API Heritage Month with streaming special events by News Desk

Though the sea of online content is deep at the moment, that’s not stopping Adventure Theatre MTC. They are diving right in with a full lineup of API Heritage Month storytimes, interviews,…

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Monday, May 11, 2020

When shows go on again, audiences across America will be slow to show up, says new survey. by News Desk

Shugoll Research, a national marketing research company in Bethesda, Maryland, is releasing a Phase III study of theatergoers and their intent to return to the theater when it reopens after …

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