Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Take Ten: MORIAMO AKIBU by Michael Kyrioglou

Catch Longacre Lea’s The Interstellar Ghost Hour through September 9 to witness MORIAMO AKIBU's latest step toward achieving her dream job, which is the inspiri…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

2018 Helen Hayes Awards Recipients by Michael Kyrioglou

The recipients for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards were announced on May 14, 2018 at the 34th annual ceremony at The Anthem. One of the country’s most prestigious cultural honors…

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Nominations for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards by Michael Kyrioglou

The nominees for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards were announced on February 5, 2018. One of the country’s most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and …

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Womens Voices Festival by Amy Austin

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Take Ten: Erika Rose by Michael Kyrioglou

This week’s Take Ten finds ERIKA ROSE prepping for the world premiere of Caleen Sinnette Jennings' Queens Girl in Africa, at Mosaic Theater Company January 4-February 4. …

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Take Ten: Will Gartshore by Michael Kyrioglou

Will Gartshore, a two-time Helen Hayes Award recipient, returns to Signature Theatre as Count Carl-Magnus in Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music through October…

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Take Ten: Laura Stracko by Michael Kyrioglou

Currently doing double duty in Godspell and A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline at Infinity Theatre in Annapolis, Laura Stracko shares her admiration for E. Faye Butler and James Earl Jones, her …

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Take Ten: Elizabeth Pierotti by Michael Kyrioglou

ELIZABETH PIEROTTI, appearing in WELL at 1st Stage through April 23, has a theatrical history that runs the gamut of great contemporary roles, from The Glass Menagerie to…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Nominations for the 2017 Helen Hayes Awards by Michael Kyrioglou

The nominees for the 2017 Helen Hayes Awards were announced on February 6, 2017. One of the country’s most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and …

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Take Ten: Zana Gankhuyag by Michael Kyrioglou

Relax and Take Ten with Zana Gankhuyag, appearing as the Prince in Synetic Theater’s Sleeping Beauty through January 8. A proud Synetic company member, Gankhuyag shares his passion for…

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Take Ten: Frank Labovitz by Michael Kyrioglou

This week’s Take Ten finds director-designer Frank Labovitz digging deep into the “weirder corners” of his imagination for Pointless Theatre’s King Ubu, playing throu…

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Take Ten: Justin Weaks by Michael Kyrioglou

Family members might say Justin Weak’s career peaked in the 5th Grade with his masterful portrayal of the Munchkin Mayor but audiences who catch him in Lobby Hero – at 1st Stage …

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Signature Team Creates Logo for Area Playwrights by Sara Dabney Tisdale

It’s big, it’s bold, and it’s simple, and that’s the goal for the new logo Signature Theatre has created to advertise its collaboration with four local playwrights th…

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

A Tapestry of Tributes to Zelda Fichandler by Norman Allen

When she co-founded Arena Stage 66 years ago, Zelda Fichandler paved the way for today's thriving Washington theatre community - and altered forever the way theatre is produced in t…

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Take Ten: Ryan Carlo Dalusung by Michael Kyrioglou

Actor Ryan Carlo Dalusung describes the experience of Jumanji - at Adventure Theatre-MTC through August 28 - like being in a bottle of soda that’s violently shaken and s…

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Alice at the Pallas: "Lost in Wonderland" by Sara Dabney Tisdale

Pallas Theatre Collective, a 2016 nominee for the John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theater Company, has been cultivating new musicals since 2010. The company subscribes to a two-y…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

MaryKate Brouillet: Flying High as Peter Pan by Jamila Reddy

For this month’s Art of the Actor, MaryKate Brouillet shares the playful approach that keeps J. M. Barrie's beloved story fresh and magical for children and adults alike. You can s…

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

And The Nominees Are…! by Jamila Reddy

For this week’s At Rise, writer Jamila Reddy sat down with theatreWashington’s President and CEO Amy Austin, to get the inside scoop on the Helen Hayes Awards, being celebrated M…

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

William Hubbard: Songs From The Heart by Norman Allen

This month’s On That Note! looks at the role of the music director, and the unique challenges facing Helen Hayes Award recipient William Hubbard as he delved into a world that encompas…

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Monday, May 2, 2016

DCCAH Fellowship Applications by Amy Austin

To Washington's Theatre Artists! In the midst of our preparations for the Helen Hayes Awards on May 23, I want to take a moment and make sure you're aware of a unique opportunity for theatre…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Folger Theatre: Reduced Shakespeare Uncovers "Lost" Play by Sara Dabney Tisdale

Founded in 1981, the Reduced Shakespeare Company has become synonymous with Bard-inspired comedy. But success hasn’t stopped the RSC’s co-directors, Reed Martin and Austin Tichen…

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Alan Wade: Finding Truth in a Mystery Classic by Jamila Reddy

Actor Alan Wade has long been a favorite of Washington audiences. For this month’s Art of the Actor, he shares his views on stage craft, his obsessions with English detective show…

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Kathryn Kawecki: "Proof" of Genius by Jamila Reddy

Designer Kathryn Kawecki has brought her mind-broadening vision to a series of productions at 1st Stage, culminating with her evocative creations for Proof, running through May 8. Writer Jam…

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Marcia Milgrom Dodge: Getting Involved with Life by Norman Allen

For this month’s musical theatre focus, On That Note!, we caught up with Marcia Milgrom Dodge, director of 110 in the Shade - at Ford’s Theatre through May 14. Dodge ga…

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Randy Baker: Reality Just Isn't Enough by Norman Allen

For this week's web feature, we caught up with playwright and director Randy Baker, nominated for a Helen Hayes Award for his direction of Rorschach Theatre's Very Still &a…

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Derek Goldman: A Director and Adaptor "Falling Out of Time" by Sara Dabney Tisdale

For this month’s The Wright Stuff, Sara Dabney Tisdale caught up with director/playwright Derek Goldman in the midst of his commute between Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre, whe…

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Jonno Roberts: Avoiding the Slime by Jamila Reddy

In this month's Art of the Actor, Jonno Roberts faces the challenge of breathing life into the villainous Iago in the Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of Othel…

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Emerging Companies Garner HHA Nominations by Jamila Reddy

At the announcement of this year’s Helen Hayes Award nominations, three companies were honored with first-time, stand-alone recognition. Flying V and Pointless Theatre, both recipients…

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Rachel Leigh Dolan: Eclectic Choreographer by Norman Allen

When the Helen Hayes Awards nominations were announced on February 1, choreographer Rachel Leigh Dolan was recognized for her work on both Avenue Q at Constellation Theatre Company and …

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

HHA Nominations Honor New Work on Area Stages by Sara Dabney Tisdale

Included among this year’s 2016 Helen Hayes Awards nominations are 11 world premiere plays and musicals in the original and adapted categories. For this month’s The Wright Stuff,…

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Luz Nicolás: The Faces of Elizabeth Arden by Jamila Reddy

Nominated for a 2016 Helen Hayes Award for her portrayal of the title character in Yerma, Luz Nicolás returns to GALA Hispanic Theatre to play Elizabeth Arden in Señorita …

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All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards