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Review: ‘On Your Feet!’ National Tour at the Kennedy Center

The rhythm is gonna get you! Expect to find yourself dancing in your seat, because the energy from this show is infectious. On Your...

News: DC Performing Arts Organizations Rally to Support Puerto Rico After...

When Hurricane Maria struck the island of Puerto Rico on September 20th, the storm left millions of American citizens with no electricity, drinkable water,...

Analysis: Charlottesville Theater Groups Respond to Last Month’s Deadly Rally

On August 11th and 12th, a group of neo-Nazis, fascists, and white supremacists thronged Charlottesville, Virginia. They were there to protest – peacefully, they’d...

Review: ‘A Never-Ending Line’ at The Players Theatre

Conceived by Composer and Director Jaime Lozano as a loving tribute to the women in his life and his matriarchal upbringing, A Never-Ending Line,...

Report #2: ‘Callado Conmigo’ (‘Silenced Within Me’) at GALA Hispanic Theatre

It was an informal gathering. Barefoot. Casual attire. Just a handful of women standing in a semi-circle, reciting words from a page. They were from...

Report: ‘Noche de Estrellas’ Benefit for GALA Hispanic Theatre at the...

GALA Hispanic Theatre’s Noche de Estrellas benefit was a brilliant success, raising money for GALA’s youth education programs and offering inspired performances and speeches...

Report #1: ‘Callado Conmigo’ (‘Silenced Within Me’) at GALA Hispanic Theatre

 The idea of using theater to educate people is not new. The Greeks were doing it way back when, using the great amphitheater at...

Who’s in Town?: Jaime Camil from TV’s ‘Jane the Virgin’ to...

Ok, I admit it. I’ve become slightly obsessed with the CW show Jane the Virgin this week. The love triangles, the mysteries, the heartwarming...

In the Moment: ‘In the Heights’ (Spanish Version) at GALA Hispanic...

New theater voices, heard in their own language and accessible to a wide audience. In a world-class area full of strivers like the DC...

Review: ‘In the Heights’ (Spanish Version) at GALA Hispanic Theatre

Those looking to add “a little bit of cinnamon” to their theatergoing should head to GALA Hispanic Theatre’s current production of In the Heights....

Who’s in Town?: Luis Salgado, Director and Choreographer of GALA Theatre’s...

¡No pare, sigue, sigue! Hamilton lovers rejoice! Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2008 Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights premieres tonight at GALA Hispanic Theatre in the show's first Spanish-language...

Review: ‘I Too Speak of the Rose’ (‘Yo También Hablo de...

   US Premiere of Mexican Classic Now Playing at GALA Hispanic Theatre   Some might think of it as a Mexican version of Rashomon—Akira Kurosawa’s...

Review: ‘Cervantes:The Last Quixote’ at GALA Hispanic Theatre

If you’re like most Americans, you’ve probably never heard of Cervantes. Or you know him only as the creator of Don Quixote, a book...

Review: ‘Miss Cuarenta’ Starring Paula Arcila at GALA Hispanic Theatre

GALA Hispanic Theatre—home of the National Center for Latino Performing Arts—kicked off its 41st season this weekend with the DC premiere of Miss Cuarenta. The dazzling...

Review: ‘El Paso Blue’ at GALA Hispanic Theatre

 ‘El Paso Blue’ in long-awaited East Coast Premiere at GALA It took roughly 20 years for Octavio Solis' El Paso Blue to make it to...

Teatro de la Luna’s Children’s Theater Festival: 6 Hours of Drama...

On Saturday, January 16, 2016 -  from 11 AM until 5 PM - it's six Children's Hours, full of continuous mystery and magic, drama...

Theatrical Latino Beat Tuned to the Season with “Three Kings Festival”...

"We Three Kings of Orient are; Bearing gifts, We travel afar, Field and fountain, moor and mountain, Following yonder Star." The words of this iconic...

‘Flamenco Men 2’ at GALA Hispanic Theatre

It is said that there are four elements of flamenco: Cante, or voice; Baile, or dance; Toque, or guitar, and; Jaleo - audience participation....

Hugo Medrano on ‘Yerma’ and GALA Hispanic Theatre’s 2015-2016 Season

GALA Hispanic Theatre's Co-Founder & Producing Artistic Director Hugo Medrano unveils GALA's new 2015-2016 season. Joel: How long have you been at GALA and how...

‘Las Polacas: The Jewish Girls of Buenos Aires’ at GALA Hispanic...

Many times, and perhaps too often, theater is used as a vehicle to escape life, to tell a story that is far from the...

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