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A ‘Bright Star’ on the horizon for Riverside Center

The Fredericksburg, VA, venue's 2021–22 season is underway, featuring musicals, farces, mysteries, and beloved classics.

New play from Shoestring tells true story of a Frenchman Who...

...and it wasn’t the Marquis de Lafayette.

NextStop’s racy ‘Act of God’ is theater done right-eously

Playing God, Jacob Yeh is a revelation.

Music and joy collide in ‘Making Opera Soup’ from 1st Stage

In her solo performance outdoors, supreme storyteller Lori Brown Mirabal reveals the fun in opera for both children and adults.

Arts on the Horizon brings back ‘By the Seashore’ outdoors

The sensory-filled production takes children age 0–3 on a magical journey to the beach.

The Little Theatre of Alexandria launches dynamic new season

The company's 2021-22 lineup includes comedies, thrillers, mysteries, an August Wilson classic, and more.

COVID resurgence prompts major changes at NextStop

'An Act of God' opening postponed one week; 'Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood' and 'Disaster (the Musical)' postponed to 2022.

A Chekhov trio from Workhouse Arts is an intellectual tickle

Chekhov is not a feel-good story teller. His plays tell a brutal truth about people: their motivations, their weaknesses, and their duplicity.  The Workhouse Arts...

Jessika D. Williams as Othello at ASC is a marvel to...

By far one of the most exciting theatrical discoveries for me has been the work of the remarkable Jessika D. Williams. Those of us...

Alden Theatre’s new Drive-Thru is a family-friendly mystery

With the sold-out success of Small Change, their first Drive-Thru theater experience, the creative folk at the Alden Theatre in McLean have developed a...

Three ways to catch ‘Twelfth Night’ at The American Shakespeare Center

Theater is changing. It has to; and, as ever, to survive we need to respond creatively to one of the greatest threats it has faced...

Black Artist Coalition begins in the DMV

Announced today, the Black Artist Coalition (BAC) has formed in response to the increasing awareness of both macro- and microaggressions that have more often...

American Shakespeare Center to livestream performances via Marquee TV

American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia, has announced that their Summer 2020 SafeStart Season will be available for online viewing in partnership with Marquee...

Touring artists to take CenterStage at Reston Community Center

Even as it faces the challenges of COVID-19, the Reston Community Center CenterStage has programmed a Professional Touring Artists Series that aims “to help...

Synetic Theater’s much-anticipated ‘The Decameron’ is now online

Paused a month ago out of respect for Black Lives Matter protests, Synetic Theatre's much-anticipated original series The Decameron is back on the virtual...

Alden Theatre’s ‘Drive-Thru Drama’ offers family-friendly joy

The ever nimble Alden in McLean has developed a unique way to provide theatrical entertainment in this era of COVID-19. With indoor live theater...

DMV theaters take a knee and take a stand

Beyond mourning and outrage, these DC Metro performing arts institutions have gone on the record with commitments to make a difference and be accountable....

ARTSFAIRFAX announces $100,000 emergency COVID-19 grants program

ARTSFAIRFAX today announced $100,000 in available funding through the newly created Emergency Relief and Recovery Grant Program. Funding will provide critical support to Fairfax...

Signature Theatre postpones ‘Mamma Mia!’ at The Anthem until 2021

Mamma Mia! at The Anthem DC will not run June 25 – July 5, 2020 as previously scheduled. Signature Theatre has worked with our...

‘Henry IV, Parts I and II’ were stellar at American Shakespeare...

The Shakespeare scene in and near Washington, DC, in the months prior to the virus’s intervention, was truly rich in character and ideas; so...