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Here Are The 2016 Helen Hayes Award Recipients

Here are the 2016 Helen Hayes Award Recipients.  We are updating the list of winners as they are being announced, starting tonight at 7:30 PM. The Winners Are In RED.  ____ Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play-HELEN Production – 2016 Danielle Bourgeois One in the Chamber  Forum Theatre Nanna Ingvarsson The Cripple of Inishmaan  Scena […]

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‘From Script to Production: My Journey with YPT’ by Marisa Poe

Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT) is a non-profit organization that gives kids the chance to work as playwrights in professional environments. YPT visits schools teaching kids how to write plays, and helps them develop their creative writing. YPT came to my school, Maret, every Friday for almost two months during my fifth grade year. The first […]

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2016 ‘Man of the District’ on Monday, April 16th at 7 PM at Penn Social: Meet the Judges, Contestants, & Masters of Ceremony

2016 Man of the District Announces Featured Performer, Judges, and Contestants Monday, May 16th at 7 PM at Penn Social -801 E Street Northwest, in Washington, DC. BUY TICKETS HERE. Stage and film actor/singer Nicholas Rodriguez scheduled to perform. Nicholas Rodriguez – Actor and singer. Nick is perhaps best known for the role of Nick Chavez on […]

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Review: ‘The Addams Family’ at Alliance Theatre

“They’re creepy and they’re kooky, Mysterious and spooky, They’re all together ooky, The Addams Family.” Director Leslie Anne Ross has once again succeeded in assembling an outstanding cast superbly led by Jim Mitchell as the suave and debonair Gomez and Grace McCarthy as the intoxicating Morticia, to give the audience a fun-filled evening of sheer […]

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Review: ‘All About Dvořák’ at National Chamber Ensemble by Ross Heath

Czech out the National Chamber Ensemble The wonderful National Chamber Ensemble closed its ninth season tonight with a Mother’s Day concert spotlighting the music of the renowned Czech composer, Antonin Dvořák. Under the leadership of founding Artistic Director Leonid Sushansky, the group of chamber musicians has solidly established itself as one of the top music […]

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George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts Awards the ‘2016 Mason Arts Award’ to Septime Webre

George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts awards the 2016 Mason Arts Award to Septime Webre, artistic director of the Washington National Ballet. The Mason Arts Award is awarded to a distinguished figure that has had a significant impact on the regional arts community. Webre’s illustrious leadership and artistic vision have left an […]

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Arts Collective @HCC Presents ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ May 19 – June 5, 2016

HCC’s Arts Collective presents the Tony Award-Winning Musical: THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE May 19 – June 5, 2016 Howard Community College’s Arts Collective proudly wraps up its 21st Season with a three weekend run of the Tony award-winning musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, directed by Anthony Scimonelli, with musical direction by […]

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Review: ‘Seussical the Musical’ at Charm City Players

Seussical The Musical opened on March 12, 2016, in the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Auditorium at Mercy High School for 6 performances only. If you are not kicking yourself for not finding the time to go, you should be. Seussical, directed by Stephen Napp, marks the 7th full featured production from Charm City Players Theater […]

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Review: ‘Oedipus ROX!’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Take one-part glam rock, one-part Mad Max: Beyond Thunder Dome, and one-part A Clockwork Orange, and you have Oedipus ROX! at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre. Oedipus ROX! is a modern Rock musical adaptation of Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex, and is cleverly directed by Tad Janes. Thom Huenger composed the score and Sarah Shulman wrote the book and both […]

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Enter to Win 2 Free Tickets to ‘Sister Act’ at Walnut Street Theatre

Get in on the act – the SISTER ACT – with DCMetroTheaterArts! DC Metro Theater Arts invites you to enter-to-win tickets to Broadway’s divine musical comedy, SISTER ACT at Walnut Street Theatre. Sing out with Philadelphia’s soul-stirring, roof-raising musical! Based on the hit movie that starred Whoopi Goldberg, you’ll love the hilarious Broadway musical. When Deloris […]

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Theater J Announces its 2016-2017 Season: 1st Chosen by Theater J’s Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr

Theater J, the nation’s largest and most prominent Jewish theater, announces its 2016-2017 season, the first season chosen by new Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr. This lineup of seven diverse plays features Tony Award-winning plays and playwrights, Washington area premieres, and a stellar lineup of directors and artists. The season’s plays promise delight, joy, […]

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Review: ‘The Good Person of Setzuan’ at The Towson University Department of Theatre Arts

Bertolt Brecht’s tale of the struggle to be good under the weight of capitalism is brought to the streets of Baltimore in Director Stephen Nunns’ lively and profound production of Bertolt Brecht’s The Good Person of Setzuan at Towson University. The play opens with Wang, a water seller, foretelling the arrival of a trio of gods to the city. […]

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Review: ‘Broadway Bios’ at Bethesda Little Theatre

If you’re looking for a fun family evening of singing and dancing, look no further than Bethesda Little Theatre’s entertaining Broadway Bios.  Real life characters of Broadway musicals are on the Writer Center’s stage as Bethesda Little Theatre introduced their new original musical revue, Broadway Bios. Historical figures as diverse as Eva Peron, Thomas Jefferson, […]

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‘Almost, Maine’ Opens Tomorrow Night at Providence Players of Fairfax

Almost, Maine Opens Tomorrow, April 1st at 7:30 PM and Plays though April 16th! Nine Stories One Magical Night In Almost, Maine The Providence Players present John Cariani’s sweet, poignant, and witty romantic comedy Almost, Maine April 1 through April 16 at the James Lee Community Center Theater. Providence Players’ audiences will really enjoy this uniquely structured play. Nine stories, […]

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Howard University’s Spring Dance Concert ‘DRIFT’ on April 8 & 9

We close our season through movement with DRIFT~ Spring Dance Concert! This production will surely take you on a journey through time, generations, emotions and movement. Dance Coordinators Royce Zackery, Tiffany Quinn, and Rehearsal Director Pat Thomas lead this subdivision of the department with pure technique, drive and creativity. This year the dance students of the Theatre Arts Department […]

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