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An Update From L’Enfant Rebelle Theatre: A Conversation with Open Circle Theatre

Here is a revised Press Release from L’Enfant Rebelle Theatre: L’Enfant Rebelle Theatre October 3rd, 2015 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE After October 1st opening, L’Enfant Rebelle Theatre is working to grow stronger and smarter. The team at L’Enfant Rebelle Theatre has been overwhelmed by the support being shown by the District’s professional theatre community and […]

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Spooky Action Theater’s ‘Don’t Complain’ Plays Tonight Through October 25th

A soaring, poetic Irish ghost story for the Women’s Voices Theater Festival Spooky Action Theater launches its 2015-2016 Season with a World Premiere: Can’t Complain by Christine Evans Directed by Michael Bloom Featuring Cornelia Hart, Wendy Wilmer, Tonya Beckman, Nicole Ruthmarie, and Eric M Messner. Spooky Action Theater opens its 2015-2016 season on October 1 […]

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Providence Players of Fairfax Opens ‘Calendar Girls’ Tonight by Chip Gertzog

The Providence Players kick off their 2015-2016 season this weekend with the outstanding Tim Firth comedy Calendar Girls Best seat selection available through online purchase but good seats will also be available at the door. Season and Single Show Tickets on sale here: PPF ONLINE TICKETS.   Check out our outstanding 2015-2016 season lineup here PPF 2015-2016 SEASON. Calendar Girls – […]

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An Update From L’Enfant Rebelle Theatre: A New Disability Inclusive Theatre Opens in Washington

Here is a revised Press Release from L’Enfant Rebelle Theatre: L’enfant Rebelle Theatre October 3rd, 2015 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE After October 1st opening, L’Enfant Rebelle Theatre is working to grow stronger and smarter. The team at L’Enfant Rebelle Theatre has been overwhelmed by the support being shown by the District’s professional theatre community and […]

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Special Discounts for ‘Uprising’ Tonight & Tomorrow at MetroStage & ‘Private Eyes’ Tomorrow 10/2 at Silver Spring Stage! by Carolyn Griffin & Lennie Magida

From Carolyn Griffin: There may be hurricane warnings and Virginia may have declared a state of emergency but THE SHOW MUST GO ON. We promise MetroStage is above sea level (or river level) so we will not flood! So for TONIGHT THURSDAY, October 1st & TOMORROW Friday, October 2nd MetroStage is offering $25 tickets Call […]

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Murder at the Mansion: ‘Polter-Heist’ on Friday and Saturday, October 30th and 31st at 8 PM at The Kentlands Mansion

‘Murder at the Mansion: ‘Polter-Heist’ on Friday and Saturday, October 30th and 31st at 8 PM and The Kentlands Mansion Just in time for Halloween, Arts on the Green and Kentlands Mansion present Polter-Heist, a murder mystery comedy that is part of the inaugural Murder at the Mansion Dessert Theater. Set in the beautiful and atmospheric […]

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‘Bug’ Opens on October 8th at SeeNoSun OnStage

SeeNoSun OnStage Presents Another Chilling Play by Tracy Letts SeeNoSun OnStage will open a four-week run of Bug, Tracy Letts’ tale of love, loss and government conspiracy on October 8th, 2015 at the Anacostia Arts Center. Bug is the second play written by the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of August: Osage County. “This playwright’s gritty brand of dramatic, black comedy is not for the […]

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Audrey Cefaly’s New Southern Drama ‘Maytag Virgin’ Opens This Friday, 10/2 at Quotidian Theatre Company as Part of the Women’s Voices Theater Festival

Quotidian Theatre Company kicks off its dynamic 2016 season, and its participation in the Washington, DC Women’s Voices Theater Festival, with the world premiere of playwright Audrey Cefaly’s newest work, Maytag Virgin opening this Friday, October 2nd with a $10 preview on Thursday, October 1st. This play marks the second time Cefaly has paired with Quotidian since […]

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Columbia Festival of the Arts’ ‘British Invasion’ Explodes This Weekend 10/2-4 by Robert Neal Marshall

This coming weekend, October 2-4, 2015 officially launches Columbia Festival of the Arts’ British Invasion themed Fall Festival. The British Invasion presents eleven dynamic events offered in multiple venues throughout Columbia. Over the three days, audiences will experience opera, theatre, chamber concerts, literary events, and more. Authentic British high tea can be enjoyed each day. Purchase your tickets here. _______ […]

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An Interview with Playwright Gabrielle Fulton on ‘Uprising’ Now Playing at MetroStage by Debbie M. Jackson

Talking with Gabrielle Fulton was like connecting with a long-lost sister. While her roots are solidly Southern, she received degrees at Columbia U. and Northwestern, giving her an east coast and Midwestern sensibility— a kindred spirit and soul. Her play, Uprising, explores her family’s stories of ancestors picking cotton in the Georgia fields, and considers […]

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Christine Ebersole, Paige Faure & Nick Ziobro Join The Amercan Pops on 10/16@8 pm at Lisner for ‘Stairway to Paradise: A Gershwin Spectacular’

 LUKE FRAZIER CONDUCTS THE AMERICAN POPS IN ‘STAIRWAY TO PARADISE: A GERSHWIN SPECTACULAR’ With Tony® Award Winner Christine Ebersole, Broadway’s Paige Faure, Great American Songbook Ambassador Nick Ziobro, and the National Broadway Chorus Friday, October 16, 2015, 8 PM at The George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium   Maestro Luke Frazier and the American Pops Orchestra are pleased […]

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HCC’s Arts Collective Mounts Nora Ephron’s ‘Love, Loss, and What I Wore’ October 2 – 18, 2015 by Susan G. Kramer

HCC’s Arts Collective Mounts Nora Ephron’s Love, Loss, and What I Wore October 2 – 18, 2015 3-Weekends of Readings Includes 5 Different Casts, Featuring the Area’s Most Fabulous Women in the Arts! Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective (AC) celebrates this season’s HCC Horowitz Center theme, “Year of the Woman” with Love, Loss, and […]

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Amy Austin to Lead theatreWashington

theatreWashington is pleased to announce Amy Austin, the long-time Publisher of the Washington City Paper, a local news and online destination, has accepted the position as President and CEO of theatreWashington. Austin remarked, “It’s exciting to be given this incredible opportunity to lead an organization that can catalyze success for one of Washington’s most powerful arts communities. We can lift the presence of the theatre […]

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‘Educating Rita’: Peter’s Alley brings Willy Russell’s Award-Winning Comedy To Arlington by Alyson Ettman

September 25,  2015 marks the beginning of Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions’ 4th Season with the Opening of Willy Russell’s award-winning, Educating Rita. Although many remember fondly the highly successful film version starring Michael Caine, the play is somewhat of a hidden gem, rarely produced in the states since its debut 35 years ago. This witty and wise […]

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theatreWeek Discounts for September 21st-27th

  theatreWeek 2015 Offers Inspirational Ticket Discounts theatreWashington’s Annual Celebration Spotlights Patron Savings  theatreWashington unveils a groundbreaking network of ticketing discounts to mark theatreWeek 2015, a celebration of live theatre that spans the capital region and is personified by exclusive ticket discounts offered by more than 50 professional theatres. For one week only – September 21-27th – […]

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New City Kids Theater Presents ‘The Story Thief and The Prince of Dreams’ 9/19&20 and 9/26@27 in Georgetown

City Kids Theater brings professional theater for young audiences, and theater and arts classes for youngsters to historic Georgetown. The Story Thief and the Prince of Dreams is an exciting world premiere play written by Sean Fri, co-author of last season’s success The Princess and the Pea, and directed by Angela K. Pirko. In this […]

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‘UPRISING’ Plays September 17-October 25th at MetroStage as Part of The Women’s Voices Theater Festival

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce that MetroStage will open the 2015-16 season with the Rolling World Premiere of UPRISING by Atlanta playwright Gabrielle Fulton as part of the Women’s Voices Theater Festival, Sept 17-Oct 25, 2015. Thomas W. Jones II will direct and choreograph, and William Knowles will music direct. Set […]

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A Second Look at Wolf Pack Theatre Company’s ‘Masquerade’ by Andy Sampson and Jesus Chavez

Editor’s Note: Last night the powerful show on the effects suicide has on a family, called Masquerade, was presented as a benefit for Community Crisis Services and PFLAG Metro DC for their suicide prevention efforts! Andy Sampson and Jesus Chavez reacted to the production: Masquerade, a show written and directed by William Leary, is a revelation of reality. The […]

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‘That is the Question: The Shakespeare Trivia Challenge’ on Saturday 9/19@10 AM-2 PM at Shakespeare Theatre Company

 THAT IS THE QUESTION: THE SHAKESPEARE TRIVIA CHALLENGE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH The Forum in Sidney Harman Hall 610 F Street NW 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (event check-in begins at 9:30 a.m.) Revel in all things William Shakespeare, win great prizes, and impress/shock your friends and family with your profound knowledge at our Shakespeare Trivia […]

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Arts Collective @ HCC’s ‘Underground Rooftop Coffee House: Voices from the Edge’ This Thursday, September 10, 2015 AT 7 PM by Susan G. Kramer

Arts Collective’s “What Improv Group?!?!” partners with HCC’s Creative Writers and HoCoPoLitSo to fuse improv with powerful stories inspired by poets and writers Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective (AC) kicks off its 21st  season by announcing its groundbreaking partnership among AC’s popular improv troupe, What Improv Group?!?! (W.I.G.), HCC’s Creative Writers and Howard County Poetry […]

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