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Thursday, March 23, 2023

Signature Theatre re-releases popular online ‘Simply Sondheim’ by News Desk

In honor of Stephen Sondheim's birthday, the show headlined by Norm Lewis, Solea Pfieffer, Conrad Ricamora, and Emily Skinner streams on Marquee TV.

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Monday, March 20, 2023

Little Theatre of Alexandria announces 2023/24 season and 90th anniversary by News Desk

Proud of its history of producing musicals, dramas, and comedies and weathering the pandemic, the company plans an ambitious seven-show lineup.

SOURCE: at 09:06PM
Sunday, March 19, 2023

And the winners are in… 2023 WATCH Award results! by News Desk

The Arlington Players' 'Newsies' and Silver Spring Stage's 'Perfect Arrangement' take home the night's top prizes.

SOURCE: at 11:29PM
Saturday, March 18, 2023

Keegan’s Boiler Room Series announces seven new play workshops by News Desk

The workshops will culminate in Pay What You Can public table readings from April 10 to May 15.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Rorschach Theatre announces free staged readings of three new plays by News Desk

As part of the company's 'Magic in Rough Spaces' new play lab series, the readings will be held April 1-2 at Atlas Arts Center.

SOURCE: at 01:32PM
Thursday, March 9, 2023

Elizabeth Dinkova named new Spooky Action Theater artistic director by News Desk

Her first project with the company will be a week-long developmental workshop of 'Syrena,' a haunting mermaid tale set in a refugee detention center.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Arena Stage announces 2023/24 season full of heart and hope by News Desk

The lineup features two original musicals, an acclaimed play with music, an uproarious comedy, Arena’s 11th Power Play, and a return by audience-favorite Step Afrika!

SOURCE: at 08:47PM
Sunday, March 5, 2023

Reston Community Center welcomes renowned theater artist Ping Chong by News Desk

Ping Chong and Company will partner with local artist Tuyết Thị Phạm to create 'Generations Rise: Reston,' based on the real-life stories of five Reston residents.

SOURCE: at 09:43PM
Friday, March 3, 2023

Studio names Danilo Gambini new associate artistic director by News Desk

The native of São Paulo, Brazil, most recently received acclaim for directing the one-person show 'Ni Mi Madre' at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in New York.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Woolly Mammoth announces first recipients of Weissberg Commissions by News Desk

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is proud to announce the first recipients of the Weissberg Commissions. The commissioned artists are Vivian J. O. Barnes, Gethsemane Herron, Jenn Kidwell, and …

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Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Rorschach Theatre names finalists for Magic in Rough Spaces play lab by News Desk

Final three plays will be announced on March 10 and read on April 2 and 3.

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Kennedy Center to stage uproarious and cheeky hit musical ‘Spamalot’ by News Desk

The Broadway Center Stage production in May will star Alex Brightman, James Monroe Iglehart, Leslie Kritzer, and Rob McClure.

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Saturday, February 25, 2023

Avant Bard to debut dramatic new take on ‘Julius Caesar’ by News Desk

Director Kathleen Akerley's adaptation modernizes the story's politics by removing Caesar from the stage.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Monumental Theatre Company to present ‘Spring Awakening’ by News Desk

Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's coming-of-age alternative rock musical opens in Alexandria June 30.

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Monday, February 20, 2023

2023 Women’s Storytelling Festival to feature 27 performers by News Desk

Better Said Than Done will host the festival March 24 to 26 both in-person in Fairfax City, VA, and online.

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Thursday, February 9, 2023

Molly’s Salons are back — now live at Arena Stage by News Desk

Join Arena for this series of one-night-only in-person conversations — the "farewell tour" of the inimitable Molly Smith.

SOURCE: at 11:13AM
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

American Shakespeare Center announces 35th anniversary season, celebrating 400th anniversary of the First Folio by News Desk

Season kicks off in February with Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' and Sarah Ruhl's 'Eurydice,' performed in repertory with a stellar cast of ASC veterans and newcomers.

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Signature Theatre to recognize Chita Rivera with Stephen Sondheim Award by News Desk

The DC native shot to Broadway stardom in 'West Side Story.'

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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Theatre Washington announces 2022 Helen Hayes nominations by News Desk

'On Your Feet!' at GALA Hispanic Theatre and 'The Color Purple' at Signature Theatre lead with most nominations. Award ceremony will be May 22 at the Anthem.

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Saturday, January 28, 2023

Creating anti-racist theater is topic of three convos on Zoom Mondays at noon by News Desk

George Mason University School of Theater's Guest Artist Series features LGBTQ+ theater-makers who are leading practices around anti-racism and inclusion in theatrical spaces.

SOURCE: at 09:53PM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Theater J names Hayley Finn new artistic director by News Desk

The accomplished director and producer comes from 16 years at Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis, where she served as associate artistic director.

SOURCE: at 08:21PM
Thursday, January 19, 2023

Recipients of annual $5,000 Anderson Hopkins Award announced by News Desk

Felicia Curry, Helen Huang, Kate Eastwood Norris, and Lawrence Redmond are recognized for their excellence in theater arts and long-term commitment to creating theater in DC.

SOURCE: at 08:56PM
Monday, January 16, 2023

Flying V announces ‘lucky’ 13th season by News Desk

The company is 'connecting the dots' in 2023 with interdisciplinary, collaborative, and creative storytelling from its Theatre, R&D, and Fights wings.

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WATCH Award nominations announced for outstanding community theater by News Desk

98 productions from 27 community theaters were adjudicated in 40 categories for 2020/2022. The award ceremony will be March 19.

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

Round House Theatre’s smash hit ‘Tempest’ is now streaming on demand by News Desk

In-person and virtual performances must end on January 29.

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Kennedy Center announces ‘Songbook,’ an online series starring young people by News Desk

In each 10-minute episode launching January 21, Randy Preston sets a middle school student's original poem to music.

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Woolly Mammoth to host free evening of work by Native artists by News Desk

The January 29 event, supporting the company’s commitment to Indigenous communities, is part of the national tour of Madeline Sayet’s 'Where We Belong.'

SOURCE: at 05:31PM
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Baltimore Center Stage announces artistic director change by News Desk

Stephanie Ybarra to leave after five transformative years, Ken-Matt Martin to serve as interim artistic director during nationwide search for new AD.

SOURCE: at 12:22PM
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Gabriele Jakobi, Scena’s renowned director, died January 2 at age 69 by News Desk

The native of Germany is survived by her husband, Robert McNamara, founder and artistic director of Scena Theatre.

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Signature in the Schools to premiere ‘Voices on Blackwell Island’ by News Desk

Set in the notorious women’s asylum, the play is written Dani Stoller and directed by David Zobell and features guest artist Holly Twyford with a cast and crew of students.

SOURCE: at 09:23PM

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