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Mosaic Theater Company of DC Announces 36 Actors Slated for Their Inaugural Season by T. Chase Meacham

Helen Hayes Award winners and DC favorites join internationally recognized artists and strong newcomers in a company committed to telling diverse stories. Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces 36 actors so-far cast in the 2015-16 inaugural season: “The Case for Hope in a Polarized World.” This far-reaching pool of locally and internationally acclaimed actors represents […]

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‘Life Sucks (Or the Present Ridiculous)’ at Theater J

An intriguing question runs through Life Sucks (Or the Present Ridiculous), which is whether in fact life sucks or not. Is life inherently such a bummer that there’s no point going on? Or is life itself its own darn good reason for hope and optimism? In Theater J’s delightful new production—Writer/Director Aaron Posner’s metatheatrical mashup […]

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“Moving On’: An Interview with Theater J’s Managing Director Rebecca Ende and Acting Artistic Director Shirley Serotsky

Managing Director Rebecca Ende and Acting Artistic Director Shirley Serotsky and their team are ‘moving on’ and preparing for an exciting 2015 season at Theater J. Joel: How do you see your new roles as an opportunity to move more strongly and deliberately in the direction the theater has been going? Rebecca: As Managing Director, my […]

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Spine: ‘Whose War? Our War? Their War?’

The National Civil War Project presents the work of “a multi-city, multi-year collaboration between four universities and five performing arts organizations to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.” The project was inspired by Choreographer Liz Lerman, the creator of Healing Wars, which premiered last year at Arena Stage. According to Lerman, it is […]

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‘The Lyons’ at Round House Theatre by David Friscic

Like a pride of carnivorous lions, the Lyons family is aggressively on the prowl for laughs (underneath the pain) In playwright Nicky Silver’s The Lyons now playing at Bethesda’s Round House Theatre. From the opening scene where we see the Jewish matriarch, Rita Lyons (Naomi Jacobson), prattling incessantly about re-designing her living room while her […]

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Summer Hummer 2013 Takes Off at 7 and 9 PM on Monday, August 19th at Signature Theatre by Jennifer Clements

Summer Hummer 2013 Over 40 of Washington’s hottest theatre performers.  Singing. Dancing. AND… Taking off their clothes. Monday, August 19, 2013 at  7 pm and 9 pm  At Signature Theatre $35 General Admission $75 Premium Reserved Seating Don’t be left out of Washington’s only bawdy burlesque. Get your tickets NOW – every dollar goes to help theatre professionals through theatreWashington’s Taking Care of […]

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TONIGHT at 10:30 PM: Theatre Lab Presents Its 3rd Annual ‘Dramathon’ at Theater J

Award-Winning Actors and Playwrights Help Send Kids to Camp in The Theatre Lab’s Dramathon  The Theatre Lab’s third annual Dramathon, TONIGHT April 26 at 10:30 p.m. at Theater J, will once again reward its top fundraisers with a night on stage, performing alongside some of the Washington DC area’s best-known professional actors in short plays written […]

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‘The Music Man’ at Arena Stage by Tiffany Draut

She’s done it again! Molly Smith has brought another slice of Americana to The Fichandler, filled with exciting dancing, stunning vocals and performances, and oozing with optimism! From the moment the lights dimmed and a train car rose out of the middle of the stage, there was a buzz in the audience and we knew […]

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