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An interview with Dr. Ruth, whose story became ‘Becoming Dr. Ruth’...

'Naomi Jacobson is perfect for this role,' said the ‘real’ Dr. Ruth.

David Strathairn to star at STC as WWII resistance fighter Jan...

October 6–17: A masterful solo performance about the man who tried to warn the Oval Office of the Holocaust.

Live showtime returns to Northern Virginia’s Center for the Arts

Celebrate the renewal of 'Arts Emerging' September 25. The curtain goes up on 'Cartography' October 2.

‘Concert of Remembrance’ at Kennedy Center for a nation in need...

Patriotism and love of country were in the air as a unifying force to heal the past and lend hope to a future of inclusion and equality for all.

Kennedy Center flings open its doors for 50th anniversary

New season celebrates the performing arts as a unifying and healing force.

Realizing the dream of an arts hub in Downtown Columbia

The Downtown Columbia Arts and Culture Commission and the Howard Hughes Corporation are creating a town center buzzing with arts events.

Why Toni Stone’s story needs to be told: A Q&A with...

The ballplayer who slugged it out against race and gender stereotypes in the 1950s shows what it takes to play the game today.

4615 Theatre Company levels up theater with ‘Dark City’ video game

A Q&A with Producing Director Gregory Keng Strasser about creating the queer- and BIPOC-centered interactive fiction.

Studio Acting Conservatory celebrates new home with open house August 28

A landmark acting school settles into a former church—home of the long-lost Black Last Supper—and welcomes the return of in-person classes.

Whitney White on directing James Baldwin’s classic ‘The Amen Corner’ at...

A frank, in-depth interview about activating the actor, performance for the white gaze, the play's queer narrative, and much more.

‘Theater people are magic’: A Q&A with Deaf and gay artivist...

The LA-based performance artist—now appearing as Romeo at the Frederick Shakespeare Festival—talks about being labeled and falling in love.

On directing R&J with a Deaf Romeo: A Q&A with Christine...

Broadway veteran Joshua Castille (Deaf West's 'Spring Awakening') comes to Frederick Shakespeare Festival and a classic gets a rethink.

It’s time to say ‘No shot, no show,’ by Stephen Beaudoin

The executive director of The Washington Chorus calls on DC Metro performing arts organizations to make a vaccination policy rooted in respect.

For Quotidian’s farewell, an encore of its Horton Foote world premiere

Theater grande dame Jane Squier Bruns, starring in 'The Day Emily Married,' talks about the challenge of playing 'the mother from hell.'

The Daily Show Writers Stand-Up Tour is coming and I can’t...

A fan and pracitioner of satire riffs on post-COVID late-night comedy and why hosts have turned into YouTubers.

Jared Shamberger on the urgency of embracing ‘The B Word’

The third Welders playwrighting collective launches with a look at Black gay men and beauty.

The Playwright Zone to create digital theater with paid local talent

Project creator John Becker says its tone will be 'the Coen brothers meet The Twilight Zone.'

Producing on stage for the small screen: How Round House did...

A visit with the creative team as it wraps its first virtual season with 'We're Gonna Die' (now extended through July 25)

A Juneteenth benchmark of local #WeSeeYouWAT action

A measure of antiracist work underway and a reminder of work yet to be done.

NSO reunites with live audience after 15 months of silence

For the first time in more than a year, audiences lined up outside the Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall to hear the National Symphony Orchestra...