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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tickets for ‘The Last Ship’ Starring STING at the National Theatre go on sale this Friday by News Desk

Tickets for Sting’s acclaimed musical THE LAST SHIP, starring and featuring original music and lyrics by 17-time Grammy Award®-winner Sting, will go on sale Friday, October 18 at 10am for…

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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Creative Cauldron Announces “Bold New Musical Voices” Competition For Women Composers And Writers by News Desk

Creative Cauldron announces an open call for submissions for its new “Bold New Musical Voices” Festival, to be held from April 27 – May 6, 2020. The festival seeks new and innovative m…

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U.S. Premiere of ‘White Pearl’ by Anchuli Felicia King To Premiere at Studio Theatre by News Desk

In her U.S. premiere, rising Thai-Australian playwright Anchuli Felicia King takes a scathing look at the ugliness of the beauty industry in White Pearl, beginning November 6, 2019, at…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

LA TI DO presents Natalie Weiss: Live in DC by News Desk

Join LA TI DO for an intimate evening with YouTube sensation Natalie Weiss at Union Stage at The DC Wharf featuring Natalie Weiss with a live band. Where: Union Stage, 740 Water St, SW Washi…

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Internationally Acclaimed Cellist Amit Peled to Perform Free Concert by News Desk

Internationally acclaimed cellist Amit Peled joins Peabody Conservatory alumna Allison Freeman for a free concert this Sunday, October 13, 2019, at 4:30pm at St. Edward the Confessor Church …

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Solas Nua’s ‘The Smuggler’ by Ronán Noone is Moving to Round House Theatre November 1-10 by News Desk

Following a completely sold-out run at Allegory/Eaton DC, Solas Nua’s immersive cocktail theatre production will move to the dramatically renovated bar at award-winning Round House Theatre…

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

‘The Willard Suitcases’ Starring Nancy Anderson To Have World Premiere at American Shakespeare Center by News Desk

The Willard Suitcases, a new musical by Julianne Wick Davis, will make its world premiere debut at the American Shakespeare Center on October 4, directed by Ethan McSweeny and featuring Nanc…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Musicians Reach One-Year Agreement: Concert Season to Open This Weekend by News Desk

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (BSO) and members of the Orchestra and the Musicians’ Association of Metropolitan Baltimore, Local 40-543, announced at a joint press conference on S…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Signature Theatre Announces Plays Selected for SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Reading Series by News Desk

Signature Theatre continues its commitment to new work and developing local talent by presenting the fifth season of SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Reading Series. This season Signature is …

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The August Wilson Society Introduces August Wilson Lecture Series at Howard University by News Desk

The August Wilson Society (AWS) is thrilled to announce the September 19, 2019 launch of the August Wilson’s Ground Annual Lecture Series, a forum whose mission is to advance August Wilson…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre To Host Free Staged Reading of ‘Mids and Johnnies’ on September 20 by News Desk

Looking for an uplifting original musical? Check out Mids and Johnnies, a new musical about life in Annapolis. The plot revolves around Roman, a Ruritanian foreign-exchange student at St. J…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Presents ‘Annie’ by News Desk

Leaping Lizards! Riverside Center for the Performing Arts is thrilled to be presenting Annie, starring Sally Struthers as Miss Hannigan, opening Wednesday, September 25 and running until Su…

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

Alliance For New Music-Theatre Will Be First Theater-in-Residence at Dupont Underground by News Desk

Alliance for New Music-Theatre (ANMT) is delighted to announce it has been named Dupont Underground’s first Theatre-in-Residence. The residency coincides with the launch of its 2019-2020…

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Shakespeare Theatre Company To Air National Theatre Live’s “Fleabag” as Part of Film Series by News Desk

Shakespeare Theatre Company is delighted to announce the lineup of three National Theatre Live screenings in anticipation of the 2019/20 Season: FLEABAG, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA, THE LEHMAN T…

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Monday, September 2, 2019

News: Woolly Mammoth Theatre Names Emika Abe as New Managing Director by News Desk

After a nationwide search run by Greg Kandel, David Mallette, and Management Consultants for the Arts, Woolly Mammoth will welcome their new Managing Director, Emika Abe, on October 7, 2019.…

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Friday, August 30, 2019

News: Charm City Fringe Announces 2019 Festival Lineup by News Desk

Charm City Fringe announces the lineup for the eighth annual festival, now in its third year in the Bromo Arts District. Charm City Fringe will present 22 productions and over 90 performance…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Fall for These Theater Week Discounts! by News Desk

Ah, autumn in DC. The temperatures fall, the leaves fall, and the ticket prices fall at dozens of theaters! Theatre Week, a program of theatreWashington, celebrates the beginning of each new…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

News: Arena Stage Kicks Off 2019/20 Season with Free Community Day and Props Sale by News Desk

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater kicks off the 2019/20 Season with a free Community Day and Props Sale on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mead Cente…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

American Shakespeare Center Announces 2020 Programming by News Desk

In a Sunday presentation broadcast from the stage of Staunton, Virginia’s Blackfriars Playhouse – the world’s only recreation of Shakespeare’s indoor theatre – American Shakespeare…

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Touring Companies of ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Team Up for DC Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Fundraiser by News Desk

The touring companies of Disney’s Aladdin and Dear Evan Hansen invite guests to The Cast Party: A Fundraising Event on Monday, August 26, 2019, from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Mr. Smith’s o…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Theater Alliance Announces Third Annual ‘Word Becomes Action Festival’ by News Desk

  The third annual Word Becomes Action Festival launches Theater Alliance’s 2019-2020 season with six new works that ask us to confront the revolutions and moments of resilience within ou…

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Kennedy Center Announces 18th Annual Page-to-Stage New Play Festival by News Desk

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosts its 18th annual Page-to-Stage New Play Festival from Saturday, August 30, 2019 through Monday, September 2, 2019. The festival is a f…

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

National Players To Offer Low or No Cost Shows at Olney Theatre Center by News Desk

National Players, America’s longest-running touring company and the hallmark outreach program of the Olney Theatre Center, presents its three-play repertory with a series of pay-what-you c…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Signature Theatre Announces ‘Assassins’ Cast and Creative Team by News Desk

Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for Assassins with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman and directed by Signature Theatre Artistic …

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Announces Cast and Creative Team for South Pacific by News Desk

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts is excited to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize-winning South Pacific with its new production in Fredericksburg, VA. The Rodgers a…

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Summer Festival Season Begins at the American Shakespeare Center by News Desk

The American Shakespeare Center is promising audiences a Roman adventure this summer with their Festival Season. The season opens with Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra.…

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Friday, June 28, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Oversees Unanimous Jury Decision About Ancient Greek Crime by News Desk

On June 24, 2019, the Shakespeare Theatre Company presented its summer Mock Trial at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). Guests were invited to hear the appellate case Murder in Mycenae: …

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

4615 Theatre Company Announces 2019/20 Season by News Desk

4615 Theatre is proud to announce a sprawling, form-breaking new season of theatre, designed to thrill and challenge artists and audiences alike. The rapidly emerging company has garnered a …

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

A New Home For Soulful Symphony at Merriweather Post Pavilion by News Desk

Top-rated Columbia amphitheater Merriweather Post Pavilion has forged a new partnership with Maryland’s Soulful Symphony, a visionary orchestra that celebrates, elevates, and reimagines Am…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Arena Stage To Host 11-Hour Marathon Reading of the Mueller Report, Volume II, July 11, 2019 by News Desk

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, in association with activist and actress Jjana Valentiner, will hold a public, nonpartisan 11-hour marathon reading of Special Counsel Ro…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Capital Fringe Basics: How To Buy Tickets and More by News Desk

Tickets are on sale now for the 2019 Capital Fringe Festival bringing over 500 individual performances, 89 productions, and five Capital Fringe curated shows across 13 stages in Southwest DC…

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