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Playwright Sam Hamashima and Director Kathryn Chase Bryer Discuss Hub Theatre’s...

Once again Fairfax’s Hub Theatre will be introducing a new playwright, and a new play that highlights America's common humanity, to a wider DMV...

‘A People’s History’ at Capital Fringe Will Rock Your Worldview

I remember being so bored by my high school American history class that I got a D in it. This was not normal. My...

Dressed To Plunder, and Maybe Kill: Costuming Signature’s ‘Blackbeard’

When the actor playing Blackbeard first appears on stage at the Signature Theatre in the new musical bearing his name, smoke literally curls out...

‘Musica Viva Kentlands’ Puts Classical Music Outdoors in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Traveling through the south of France one glorious September, regardless of where my companion and I found ourselves, it seemed that at one point...

Mud and Blood: Guest Posts from The Welders Document Process in...

Over the next few months, DC Metro Theater Arts will invite guest writers from two Welders projects-in-process to share their creative process with our...

Jets and Sharks: Is the BSO Missing an Opportunity?

Although I review the arts, most of my career has been spent as a health sciences writer. The combination means that although statistics might...

Chamber Dance Project Brings ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’...

‘‘Do I dare/Disturb the universe?” asked T.S. Eliot’s protagonist in the confessional modernist masterwork “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock." Through a world-premier...

A ‘Life-Affirming’ Journey: Playwright Samuel A. Simon and Actor Chuk Obasi...

“It is what I am supposed to do in my life,” The Actual Dance playwright Samuel A. Simon told me in a phone interview....

Director Coral Cohen Discusses ‘Between the Threads (Jewish Women Project)’

There are so many intersections in life--so much for creative artists to put before audiences as a way to initiate larger conversations about issues...

Legendary Puppeteer Bill Diamond Helps Bring ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ to...

The Workhouse Arts Center has someone special working closely with its upcoming production of that fan favorite, Little Shop of Horrors--Emmy Award-winning puppet fabricator...

Interview: David Dimitri ‘L’homme Cirque, The One-Man Circus’ at Strathmore

By Marilyn Millstone When we think of a circus tightrope performer, most of us think of risk. Fear. Danger. But David Dimitri—whose one-man show L’homme...

Bassist Carlos Henriquez and His All-Star Octet Pay Tribute to Dizzy...

Last week, DCMTA caught up with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) bassist Carlos Henriquez via telephone on a rainy day in Chicago to...

Saxophonist Trey Sorrells, Artist-in-Residence at Strathmore

I had the pleasure to speak with saxophonist Trey Sorrells about his participation in the residency program at the Mansion at Strathmore and about...

Interview: Sean-Maurice Lynch of ‘Jubilee’ at Arena Stage

The reviews are in: Jubilee is being praised for honoring and preserving the impact of the Negro Spiritual upon the American Songbook. In the...

Staging an Epic: A Four-Part Documentary Series from Shakespeare Theatre Company

After 33 years as Artistic Director, Michael Kahn has directed nearly all the world’s greatest classical plays, worked with some of the biggest actors...

Take Ten With The Creator of the ‘Take Ten’: theatreWashington’s Michael...

We've all read his columns, now get to know the person behind them! In the midst of last week's Helen Hayes Awards-fever, I asked...

Helen Hayes Videos: Get To Know Your Hosts!

The 35th Annual Helen Hayes Awards are just around the corner and we couldn't be more excited! All of DC theater in one room...

The Lab at Georgetown Brings Together Global Artists for ‘The Gathering’

The Lab program at Georgetown University occupies an interesting space in the DC performing arts world, existing at the intersection between art and international...

Helen Hayes Tribute Recognizes Jennifer L. Nelson as a DC Theater...

Actors, by definition, play all sorts of roles. But for Jennifer L. Nelson—a theater veteran who’s been working on stage and off ever since...

Ally Theatre Company Earns the John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging...

Ally Theatre Company will receive the 2019 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company at the 35th Annual Helen Hayes Awards. At its...

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