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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Gin Dance Company’s artistic director Shu-Chen Cuff to retire from the stage by News Desk

Concluding her 27-year career as a professional dancer, she performs in 'Insight' November 11 at Capital One Hall.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023

‘Hadestown’ Broadway cast to perform in DC as play is added to Library of Congress by News Desk

Tony Award-winning composer Anaïs Mitchell will donate artifacts that represent development of the show all the way up to its Broadway premiere.

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Saturday, October 14, 2023

Tia Shearer Bassett introduces ‘The From-Home Fest’ by News Desk

A new festival of the work that kept her feeling connected and inspired as she underwent chemotherapy in 2020: virtual performances that 'expand the definition of theater.'

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Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Little Theatre of Alexandria announces 2024/25 season by News Desk

LTA celebrates 90th anniversary with ambitious seven-show lineup.

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Monday, October 2, 2023

American Shakespeare Center brings back Blackfriars Conference, November 2-5 by News Desk

Keynote speakers include Patricia Akhimie, Keith Hamilton Cobb, and Sir Trevor Nunn.

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Bethesda Little Theatre to stage world premiere of ‘TREES: A New Musical’ by News Desk

Local composer Neal Learner drew inspiration from impact of large-scale development projects on the DC region over the past 20 years.

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Sunday, October 1, 2023

Spooky Action to stage U.S. premiere of play by Brazilian Newton Moreno by News Desk

Based on real events, 'Agreste (Drylands)' is newly translated and directed by DC newcomer Danilo Gambini, associate artistic director at Studio Theatre.

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Friday, September 29, 2023

DC Actors for Animals to present Beltway Barks 11 on Saturday by News Desk

DC actors help animals find forever homes in adoption extravaganza.

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Sunday, September 24, 2023

Scena Theatre to present U.S. premiere of Jon Fosse’s ‘Strong Wind’ by News Desk

The haunting and surreal drama is a new work by Europe's most-performed living playwright.

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Friday, September 22, 2023

Charm City Fringe Festival returns to Baltimore by News Desk

Ten-day festival promises joyous reunion for Baltimore's artistic community after pandemic hiatus.

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Sunday, September 17, 2023

Lauren Gunderson and Seema Sueko among artists selected for Olney Theatre Center’s Vanguard Arts Fund in 2023/24 by News Desk

Collaborative projects to be workshopped tackle the adaptation of a Hawaiian epic and a musical about women's gymnastics.

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Solas Nua to stage new script by KenCen playwrighting honoree Leo McGann by News Desk

Belfast playwright's 'The Honey Trap' to feature film and stage star Jonathan Holmes in a psychological thriller about The Troubles of Northern Ireland.

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Spooky Action Theater announces 2023/24 season by News Desk

A lineup of dynamic plays with global perspectives under new artistic director Elizabeth Dinkova.

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Friday, September 15, 2023

Theater Alliance’s 2023/24 season will be Raymond O. Caldwell’s last by News Desk

The award-winning producing artistic director will step down in June after three shows centering community, journeys and homecoming.

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Thursday, September 14, 2023

36th annual Hispanic Heritage Awards to premiere September 29 on PBS by News Desk

2023 honorees include Omar Apollo, Café Tacvba, Cesar Conde, Siete Family Foods and Wisin.

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Friday, September 8, 2023

Elizabeth Bruce and Michael Oliver launch ‘Theatre in Community’ audio interviews by News Desk

The series of in-depth conversations about the history, challenges, and innovations of the local theater landscape will continue through March 2024.

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Rorschach Theatre announces 25th anniversary season by News Desk

Lineup includes zombies, robots, lake monsters, and much more.

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Sunday, September 3, 2023

The Edge of the Universe Theater to present Harold Pinter’s ‘The Caretaker’ by News Desk

The company's first show since its 2022 Capital Fringe production of Caryl Churchill's 'A Number' opens September 29 at the Writer's Center in Bethesda.

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Thursday, August 31, 2023

Washington National Opera presents world premiere of ‘Grounded’ by News Desk

Composed by Jeanine Tesori with a libretto by George Brant adapted from his eponymous play, 'Grounded' stars mezzo-soprano Emily D'Angelo in her WNO debut.

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Tuesday, August 29, 2023

New comedy ‘Larry, the Big-Time Broadway Producer’ to open in Warrenton by News Desk

Triune Entertainment's first full-length production is by celebrated author and Broadway insider Peter Filichia.

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Shakespeare Everywhere Festival lineup announced by News Desk

Six DC arts institutions present seven unique productions across 12 weeks under the umbrella of the festival, which also includes lectures, workshops, and other special events.

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Neil Patrick Harris to direct ‘tick, tick… BOOM!’ at Kennedy Center by News Desk

Tickets go on sale this week for highly anticipated production, opening January 26 at the Eisenhower Theater.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre announces 30th-anniversary season by News Desk

The Frederick, Maryland, company to feature two regional premieres and a brand-new holiday musical.

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Martin Sheen and Melissa Fitzgerald to exchange ‘Love Letters’ at Kennedy Center by News Desk

In celebration of National Recovery Month (September), the 'West Wing' stars will perform A.R. Gurney's unique two-character play three times only.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Performance artist Brian Feldman flips the script by News Desk

He invites you to star in the sequel to his 2015 Capital Fringe hit, 'Dishwasher.'

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Friday, August 18, 2023

Anthony Green’s ‘GAY Love Jones’ to celebrate queer love, DC, and poetry by News Desk

'There can never be enough queer romance in this world,' says the playwright, 'because the people deserve it.'

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District Improv Festival returns for weekend celebration September 8-10 by News Desk

Headlining performers are Will Hines and Jim Woods, longtime performers from the Upright Citizens Brigade.

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Thursday, August 17, 2023

Janet Stanford, Imagination Stage founding AD, announces retirement by News Desk

She will depart the company in summer 2024 after 30 years at the youth arts powerhouse.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Avant Bard sets 2023/24 season with Kathleen Akerley as new partner by News Desk

Akerley joins Sara Barker and Alyssa Sanders on leadership team. Next up: Scripts in Play festival, a co-production with Longacre Lea, and a DC premiere.

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Monday, August 14, 2023

Avant Bard Theatre to bring Victoria Woodhull to the Arlington County Fair by News Desk

The ghost of the first woman to run for U.S. president will be performed live by DC actor Sara Barker on August 18 and 20.

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Saturday, August 12, 2023

Keegan Theatre announces 2023/24 season by News Desk

Lineup includes a Sondheim musical, two comedies receiving their DC premieres, and two audience favorites back by popular demand.

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