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Call for submissions for the first ‘Virtual Theatre Festival’ this summer

Broadway Theatre Studio, producers of the popular long-running Off-Broadway musical-mixology series The Imbible, is partnering with the iconic theater magazine Playbill to host a...

Synetic Theater gives ‘The Decameron’ a timely twist

Synetic Theater, a leader in physical performance in Arlington, will present a digital adaptation of Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron, a collection of novellas written in...

Updated online performing arts offerings

The amount of available online arts offerings has begun to soar. In the face of a seemingly endless shutdown, an overwhelming number of arts...

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...

Rehearsals in PPE and other big changes to expect when theaters...

We will open again. The COVID-19 virus will neither darken nor silence us even with the many scary unknowns before us. We know reopening...

Studio Theatre welcomes ten new commissioned artists

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theater, Studio Theatre is embarking on the largest round of commissioning in its history. They are...

LA TI DO goes virtual with LA TI DOnline

When COVID-19 overwhelmed the world in early 2020 and affected the future of in-person, live gatherings, LA TI DO Productions (LTD) came to a...

Applications now open for $500 microgrants to emerging writers and composers

A new arts program—Emergent Seed—is offering $500 microgrants and the opportunity for emerging writers and composers in the DC Metro area to have their...

DMV-area organizations plan for a virtual summer camp experience

As the end dates for social-distancing recommendations keep being pushed further toward the end of the year, many DC, Maryland, and Virginia arts organizations...

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...

Young Artists of America at Strathmore announces virtual summer camp program

Young Artists of America at Strathmore (YAA) is thrilled to announce Virtual Summer Performing Arts Intensives, an online version of their award-winning summer musical...

DMV-area organizations continue to cancel and postpone events due to COVID-19...

After a month of cancelations, DMV area organizations continue to postpone or cancel shows and events, as well as make changes for their 2020-2021...

Major-media reviewers voice worries about returning to the theater

Twice a month, Terry Teachout of the Wall Street Journal; Elisabeth Vincentelli, contributor to The New York Times and The New Yorker; and Peter Marks of The Washington...

Solas Nua debuts ‘Being Here,’ a new live digital experience

DC-based Solas Nua, a multi-disciplinary arts organization dedicated to contemporary Irish arts, is celebrating their 15th anniversary season this year. They will kick it...

Update: Shakespeare Theatre Company extends ‘Shakespeare Hour LIVE’

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced expansion of its Shakespeare Everywhere programming with new dates through June 10 for Shakespeare Hour LIVE, an ongoing online...

Faction of Fools Theatre Company announces new Co-Directors

At a time when theater companies around the country must push back production schedules, their missions are amplified to plan future productions that will...

Spooky Action shifts new play readings to YouTube

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, Spooky Action Theater's New Works in Action play-reading series has been shifted to a virtual meeting space on the...

Adventure Theatre honors API Heritage Month with streaming special events

Though the sea of online content is deep at the moment, that's not stopping Adventure Theatre MTC. They are diving right in with a...

When shows go on again, audiences across America will be slow...

Shugoll Research, a national marketing research company in Bethesda, Maryland, is releasing a Phase III study of theatergoers and their intent to return to...

Washington Performing Arts, looking ahead, sets town halls for input

With so much still unknown about the lasting effects of COVID-19 on the performing arts, the singular Washington Performing Arts (WPA) has delayed announcing...