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1st Stage joins nationwide reading of plays against gun violence Dec....

1st Stage is proud to be participating in the #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence project, working with visionary teenage playwrights across the country...

#ENOUGH: Mosaic Theater to present plays against gun violence Dec. 14

Mosaic Theater Company will participate in the nationwide reading of #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence, seven winning short plays in a nationwide competition...

Make December merry and bright with local holiday arts offerings

When the holiday season approaches, we tend to turn to things that give us joy and comfort. The arts always seem to take center...

What’s next in Prologue Theatre’s monthly new works series

Prologue Theatre has launched FOREWORD: A New Works Series. Each month through March 2021, a creative team will come together for two weeks to...

Black women to join Brave Soul Collective’s ‘#BlackMenFeel’ on healing

Brave Soul Collective continues its exploration of mental, emotional, and spiritual challenges experienced by Black men, specifically Black Queer men, with the third and...

Studio’s new audio play is an anthem for a world on...

As the world collectively plans to close the door (and maybe throw away the key?) on 2020, Studio Theatre offers a reflection on this complicated, unexpected,...

New Solas Nua interim executive director arrives from Ireland

Solas Nua, the DC-based contemporary Irish arts organization, has appointed Miranda Driscoll its interim executive director. Having served for five years as director/CEO of...

Updated online performing arts offerings

During the pandemic, an overwhelming number of arts institutions are regrouping and finding ways to keep going virtually. The following list reflects current online...

Tom Teasley, Shu-Chen Cuff, Chao Tian to perform an inspired virtual...

The headlines tell us to stay put. To not travel so we protect ourselves, our loved ones, our communities and the Nation as a...

Update: Shakespeare Theatre Company delays ‘Blindness’ due to DC rules

Shakespeare Theatre Company is postponing the sound installation Blindness, originally  scheduled to run at Sidney Harman Hall December 8 to 27, 2020. STC was recently...

COVID claims another local theater: Brave Spirits to close

Brave Spirits Theatre announced in September that its acclaimed eight-play Shakespeare's histories series would end ("A tribute to Brave Spirits as it calls off...

COVID cancelations to cost Kennedy Center over $80 million

Responding to the mounting COVID-19 pandemic, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has canceled all previously scheduled programs through April 25,...

Mosaic Theater to move on without its founding artistic director, Ari...

In a meeting Tuesday night, November 17, 2020, the 26-member board of Mosaic Theater Company of DC unanimously accepted the resignation of Ari Roth,...

‘This Is Who I Am,’ a father-son drama, to Zoom live...

Separated by continents, an estranged father and son reunite over Zoom. From their respective kitchens in Ramallah and in New York City, they recreate...

Essential Theatre resurrects a heart-wrencher, ‘The Resurrection of Alice’

"If you like theatrical storytelling—the kind that catches you by the heartstrings, gets you all wrapped up, then doesn’t let loose until the very...

Washington Stage Guild to serve up an intellectual feast over Thanksgiving

Washington Stage Guild will present a “heavenly” online performance of George Bernard Shaw’s Don Juan in Hell, the famous dream sequence from his play...

‘JookJOYnt’ from Woolly and Makers Lab to jump with Black LGBTQ+...

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and DC creative collective Makers Lab reunite for The JookJOYnt, a free, five-part video experience exploring themes of vulnerability, intimacy,...

Update: Creative Cauldron’s ‘On Air’ to stream November 16 to December...

"Dancing and singing over the wireless airways—how might it have happened? What might have been a dry history lesson is given delightfully appealing musical...

Everyman Theatre premieres ‘Queens Girl: Black in the Green Mountains’

Baltimore's Everyman Theatre will bet on another successful run with Queens Girl: Black in the Green Mountains by Caleen Sinnette Jennings, premiering for in-person...

Round House begins monthlong tribute to living legend Adrienne Kennedy

Round House Theatre, in association with McCarter Theatre Center, has announced updated details for The Work of Adrienne Kennedy: Inspiration & Influence, a four-week...