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Monday, May 10, 2021

Olney’s outdoor summer programming to uphold its anti-racism pledge by News Desk

Olney Theatre Center returns to live performances this summer with Olney Outdoors performances on its tree-covered Root Family Stage. The season will feature free Shakespeare, an in-person e…

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Sunday, May 9, 2021

Strathmore announces new open-air summer concert series      by News Desk

Opening May 30 with jazz icon Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet, Strathmore’s new 120-seat Patio Stage will be the place to gather comfortably this summer for…

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Saturday, May 8, 2021

Love-triangle comedy by Shaw coming next from Washington Stage Guild by News Desk

The Washington Stage Guild continues its series of online presentations with a delectable Shavian bon bon to whet audience appetites for a return to in-person production in the fall. Followi…

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Uplifting music we need right now, from the APO and a starry cast by News Desk

DC’s own American Pops Orchestra (APO), under the baton of Maestro Luke Frazier, will bring to the nation a program of musical uplift, joy, and comfort that could not be more pitch perfect…

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Friday, April 30, 2021

GALA to stage sci-fi Latino sendup of anti-immigrant bias by News Desk

GALA Hispanic Theatre continues its 45th-anniversary season with Aliens, Immigrants & Other Evildoers by performance artist José Torres-Tama, an Ecuadorean who resides in New Orleans. P…

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

Solas Nua brings back live theater with ‘In the Middle of the Fields’ in a park by News Desk

Solas Nua, DC’s award-winning Irish arts organization, stages an outdoor, live theater production May 20 to June 12, 2021. Recognized for the excellence of its site-specific work, Solas Nu…

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Free audio play from Ford’s features Lincoln–Douglass faceoff by News Desk

An audio drama adaptation of Richard Hellesen’s Necessary Sacrifices—featuring acclaimed Washington actors Craig Wallace as Frederick Douglass and Paul Morella as Abraham Lincoln—can b…

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Virtual musical from NextStop Theatre to poke fun at dating game by News Desk

A musical comedy about two young singles who have been set up on a blind date and are having dinner in a restaurant. What could possibly be more exciting after the past year? As its first f…

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Saturday, April 24, 2021

An outlawed gay love gets set to music in ‘Midnight at The Never Get’ by News Desk

Midnight at The Never Get—the Off-Broadway smash hit and third production in the Signature Features 2021 Season—will stream April 30 through June 21, 2021, in HD on Marquee TV. With book…

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A summer of live performances coming from American Shakespeare Center by News Desk

American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia, will reopen in May 2021 with a repertory season of three Shakespeare classics. With programming selected, cast and directed by a cohort of …

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Theater Alliance draws together four dramas from a disparate District by News Desk

Continuing a season of online content, Theater Alliance presents the world premiere of City in Transition: The Quadrant Series. The full-length evening of digital theater, drawing inspiratio…

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Brave Soul Collective to celebrate 15 years of Black Queer artistry by News Desk

Local HIV/AIDS outreach and arts organization Brave Soul Collective (BSC) kicks off its 15th year and virtual performance season with BSCFifteen, a week-long artist residency at The Kennedy …

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Angelica Chéri’s epic love story ‘Berta, Berta’ is next at Everyman by News Desk

Playwright Angelica Chéri’s mystical and moving play Berta, Berta is next up at Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre. Founder and Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi announced that Everyman is…

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Live onstage again: a coming-of-age comedy at GALA Hispanic Theatre by News Desk

Having implemented strict safety precautions in keeping with the Mayor’s plan, GALA Hispanic Theatre reopens its 45th-anniversary season live with Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter (Tía Jul…

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Friday, April 9, 2021

Shots from the vaccination site at Arena by News Desk

Arena Stage has partnered with DC Health and MedStar Health to support and provide an accessible and safe location to help steadily vaccinate DC residents. The site will operate Thursdays to…

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A personal relationship to America’s racial reckoning wraps up Arena Riffs by News Desk

A More Perfect Union—a new concept-album-inspired music piece written and conceived by award-winning composer and lyricist Rona Siddiqui (Salaam Medina: Tales of a Halfgan, One Good Day)…

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Landless Theatre Company tries its hands at a sock puppet ‘Urinetown’ by News Desk

Pandemic life may have shut down live theater, but DC’s Landless Theatre Company has always had a knack for making lemonade out of lemons. They found their own digital theater solution hid…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Descendant of enslaved people sold by Georgetown to perform her ‘Here I Am’ by News Desk

Our ancestors have waited patiently through centuries for us to come to the table of acknowledgement. Here I Am fulfills my desire to give voice to those families, including my own, and to o…

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Everyman Theatre updates slate of plays for 30th-anniversary season by News Desk

After delivering on the promise of rehearsing, filming, and streaming the first two production of the season, Queens Girl: Black in the Green Mountains and Cry It Out, the staff and artists …

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Black actors face grief of pandemic in hip-hop musical from Arena by News Desk

Arena Stage is now streaming the second installment in its Arena Riffs series: a pandemic-era hip-hop musical written, directed, and performed by award-winning playwright, director and, acto…

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Friday, April 2, 2021

Young CityDance Conservatory Dancers win highest honors by News Desk

CityDance School & Conservatory received the Outstanding School Award at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) Boston Regional Semi-finals March 19 – 21, 2021, at the Hanover Theatre in …

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

Despite vaccination, theatergoers won’t fill seats soon, says new study by News Desk

Despite a significant increase in vaccinations, DC-area theatergoers will be slow to return to local theaters, according to a new study by Limelight Insights by Shugoll, a national marketing…

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Woolly Mammoth begins digital spring with a social-media show by News Desk

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces its digital spring line-up that features an interactive and innovative play that repurposes social media; the return of two Woolly on Demand product…

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Monday, March 29, 2021

One-woman ‘Children of Medea’ to power Electric Impulses at Constellation by News Desk

Constellation Theatre Company kicks off Season 14: Electric Impulses with Sue Jin Song’s powerful one-woman show, Children of Medea. The production will be fully staged and filmed at Cultu…

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Friday, March 26, 2021

Four Korean girls defy the male gaze in feminist thriller ‘Man of God’ by News Desk

The Strand Theater Company proudly partners with Asian Pasifika Arts Collective to present Man of God by Anna Moench. The livestreamed production is directed by Elizabeth Ung. About the play…

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Daniel J. Watts, only child of a single mother, grows up proud in ‘The Jam’ by News Desk

Daniel J. Watts’s The Jam: Only Child—the second feature production in Signature Theatre’s  2021 season—is now streaming on demand. Written and performed by 2020 Tony Award–nomina…

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Saturday, March 13, 2021

Reston Community Players restarts with Cold War drama ‘A Walk in the Woods’ by News Desk

After being dark since last March due to COVID-19, Reston Community Players comes back to life with A Walk in the Woods, a Cold War–era drama by Lee Blessing that examines the relationshi…

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Black women reimagine artistic programming in ‘Reset’ at Woolly by News Desk

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company has launched Reset, a new, free digital assemblage of Black artistry featuring historical resources, excerpts, and video performances. Curated by six Black cis…

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Monday, March 8, 2021

To be young, gifted, and Black in a white theater—YPT breaks the silence by News Desk

In Silence Is Violence: The Future of the Field—the latest installment of Young Playwrights’ Theater’s (YPT) social justice performance series—three Black characters in the early st…

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Saturday, March 6, 2021

Washington wonks and Bard buffs to meet in mock trial Thursday by News Desk

Shakespeare Theatre Company’s annual Mock Trial—“the funniest, most entertaining event in Washington” (Roll Call) and “a Washington wonk’s dream (The New York Times)—will be i…

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Virus and racism have dramatically reshaped local audience views on theater by News Desk

The findings of a new study of DC-area theatergoers reveal a dramatic shift in attitudes toward theater as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement. T…

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