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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...

How to enjoy dinner theater in your home kitchen

Tired of figuring out what to cook for dinner? Bored with everything Netflix has to offer? Then Francesca Chilcote and Connor Hogan have just...

Three womxn get back at their ex in ‘Drowning Girls’ from...

Continuing its 13th season as the only brick-and-mortar company in Baltimore dedicated to celebrating womxn’s diverse voices and perspectives, The Strand Theater Company presents...

Three lauded local actors to go solo in spring season from...

Round House Theatre plans a spring 2021 season with virtual productions of three moving one-person performances: Colman Domingo’s A Boy and His Soul, directed...

Avant Bard Theatre regroups with new leadership team

After the double blow of the pandemic and the death of Artistic Director Tom Prewitt in November, Arlington’s Avant Bard Theatre is moving ahead under...

#WeSeeYou antiracist accountability report includes 11 DMV theaters

An accountability report released by the We See You, White American Theater collective (WSYWAT) points to more than 100 theater institutions nationwide that have...

Tom Prewitt memorial fund set up to aid future generations of...

The family of W. Thompson (Tom) Prewitt and the nonprofit organization Embracing Arlington Arts have launched a memorial fund to honor the legacy and...

Theatre Prometheus to center asylum seekers and marginalized playwrights

Theatre Prometheus—following its “arresting, provocative, and hauntingly relevant” production of 14, José Casas’s play about immigration—has announced two new projects in 2021 highlighting its...

‘Cry It Out’ comedy about motherhood up next from Everyman Theatre

Everyman Theatre actors, designers, and crew are back in the rehearsal room preparing for the run of Molly Smith Metzler’s 2017 play, Cry It...

Synetic Theater to produce original art films and stream on custom...

Synetic Theater has announced the launch of a new digital streaming app as well as the creation of a film production arm, Synetic Motion...

Patrick Page to bare the Bard’s bad guys, onstage at Shakespeare...

Shakespeare Theatre Company's first-ever online-only production, All the Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented the Villain, a performance written by and starring STC Affiliated...

Riveting adaptation of ‘Tape’ to unreel live on line six nights...

TheSharedScreen's powerful adaptation of Stephen Belber's hit play Tape—featured last month in DC Metro Theater Arts (Using Zoom in a new way to create...

Biden Administration update on stimulus/relief bill

President Biden has announced his nomination of Isabel Guzman to lead the Small Business Administration (SBA), which is responsible for the $15 billion Shuttered...

Theater-related podcasts gain popularity

Podcasts have been popular for a long time, but the shutdown has brought house-bound theater professionals many new reasons to create their own audio...

YPT to present virtual readings of plays in progress by two...

Young Playwrights’ Theater’s (YPT) new script development program, Young Playwrights in Progress (YPIP), will present the work of two talented young playwrights through virtual...

Signature Theatre announces cast and dates for ‘Simply Sondheim’ review

Signature Theatre announces the full cast and streaming dates for Simply Sondheim, the first production in the Signature Features 2021 Season. Starring 12 singers and an orchestra of...

Studio Theatre goes all-digital, sets streaming dates through July

Given the ongoing pandemic and challenges to safely presenting live performances, Studio Theatre has taken its five-play season entirely digital. Productions will be filmed...

Essential Theatre to mark MLK Jr. Day with Rosa Parks play

In celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday, The Essential Theatre  Performances in Cyberspace will present Rosa Parks: Such a Time. Written...

Studio’s free new audio plays— ‘Kings’ and ‘I Hate It Here’—available...

Studio Theatre looks back at the politics and precariousness of 2020 through two intimate and immediate Studio in Your Ears audio plays available for...

Before there was COVID, Lauren Gunderson married a virus hunter. ‘The...

In The Catastrophist, Lauren Gunderson has written a story for this moment in time about Dr. Nathan Wolfe, the award-winning virologist who years before...