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Interviews With The Playwrights of the Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival 2016-Opening Tonight 8/3/16 and Playing Through Sunday 8/7/16

The Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival 2016 (PWTF) opens tonight, August 3rd and runs through this Sunday, August  7, 2016. It offers the following Staged Readings, introducing Philadelphia to cutting-edge plays and performances, featuring works and developing works by these playwrights: Courtney Boches, Sure As A Star (August 6th @ 2:30 pm) Amanda Coffin, Simone (August 6th @ […]

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Review: ‘Peter Pan’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Toby’s Dinner Theatre has every right to crow about its new staging of Peter Pan. The classic Broadway musical based on James M. Barrie’s 1904 evergreen is deceptively simple — after all, at heart it’s about Lost Boys who yearn for a mother to tell them stories at bedtime. But once you add in a […]

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‘Pippin’ is Playing at The National Theatre: A Chat with John Rubinstein on Coming into the Broadway Production, Playing Charles, and Playing Pippin in the Original Broadway Production

[Editor’s Note: Press Night for The National Tour of Pippin is tonight at The National Theatre in DC, and John Rubenstein is here to play King Charlemagne direct from The Tony Award-winning Broadway production. Teresa McCormick Ertel interviewed John right after he began performances on Broadway (June 19, 2014 – August 24, 2014).. Here’s her interview: Actor, director, teacher, […]

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Broadway Royalty Returns to Broadway: A Chat with John Rubinstein on Joining the Cast of ‘Pippin’

Actor, director, teacher, and composer John Rubinstein has taken on the role of King Charlemagne in the critically acclaimed Tony Award-winning revival of Pippin until the end of July. He’s Broadway’s original Pippin and here he shares his thoughts on his experience with the musical and how it feels to be king. Teresa: How was opening […]

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Here are the 2014 Helen Hayes Awards Recipients

Here are the 2014 Helen Hayes Awards Recipients (in BOLD). 2014 Helen Hayes Awards Recipients Outstanding Choreography, Resident Musical Karma Camp Hello, Dolly! Ford’s Theatre and Signature Theatre Rachel Leigh Dolan, Cabaret, The Keegan Theatre Maurice Hines, Maurice Hines is Tappin’ Thru Life, Arena Stage Josh Rhodes, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Shakespeare Theatre Company […]

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Here are the 2014 Helen Hayes Awards Nominations

Here are the 2014 Helen Hayes Nominations.  2014 Helen Hayes Awards Nominees Outstanding Choreography, Resident Musical Karma Camp Hello, Dolly! Ford’s Theatre and Signature Theatre Rachel Leigh Dolan, Cabaret,The Keegan Theatre Maurice Hines, Maurice Hines is Tappin’ Thru Life,Arena Stage Josh Rhodes,A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Shakespeare Theatre Company Tara Jeanne Vallee, The King and I, Olney […]

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Tonight at 7:20 PM: The 2014 Helen Hayes Awards Nominations Will Be Announced & Looking Back at Last Year’s Nominations and Recipients by Joel Markowitz

TONIGHT the 2014 Helen Hayes nominations will be announced from The National Theatre at 7:20 PM. Let us know who you would like to see nominated by leaving your choices in the Comment Box below. theatreWashington will be offering a live broadcast of the nominations announcement. You can watch it here! And come back to […]

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The 2014 Helen Hayes Awards Nominations to Be Announced Tomorrow at 7:20 PM at The National Theatre and Looking Back at Last Year’s Nominations and Recipients by Joel Markowitz

Tomorrow night the 2014 Helen Hayes nominations will be announced from The National Theatre at 7:20 PM. Let us know who you would like to see nominated by leaving your choices in the Comment Box below. theatreWashington will be offering a live broadcast of the nominations announcement. You can watch it here! And come back […]

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‘The Power of ArtStream’ by David Friscic

“Art is for Everybody” and this dictum is exemplified superbly by ArtStream, now in its’ 7th year as a 501(c) non-profit. This dynamic and innovative non-profit group has been making a profound impact throughout various hospitals, schools and theaters in Arlington, Virginia, Fairfax, Virginia, Gaithersburg, MD, Silver Spring, MD, and Raleigh, North Carolina. I had the privilege of […]

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Reporting From The 2013 Helen Hayes Awards by Cate Brewer

Fondly referred to as “drama prom” by local theatre artists, last night the Washington area theatre community and its supporters gathered to celebrate theatre and to announce the recipients of the 2013 Helen Hayes Awards. It was the 29th annual Helen Hayes Awards ceremony, and expectations were high after the attendance of last year’s recipient of […]

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Here Are the Recipients of the 2013 Helen Hayes Awards

Here are the recipients of the 29th Annual Helen Hayes Awards announced tonight at The Warner Theatre. The recipients are in BOLD. Congrats to all the nominees and the recipients. Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical Matthew A. Anderson Seussical Imagination Stage Brooks Ashmanskas 1776 Ford’s Theatre James Gardiner Little Shop of Horrors Olney Theatre Center […]

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Actors’ Equity to be Honored at The Helen Hayes Awards on April 8th

Actors’ Equity Association to Receive Helen Hayes Tribute at the 29th Helen Hayes Awards, Monday April 8 The prestigious Helen Hayes Tribute – presented every year at the Washington’s annual celebration of professional theatre, The Helen Hayes Awards – will be presented to Actors’ Equity Association, the union that serves and protects professional actors and stage managers nationwide, on the […]

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