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‘The Bluest Eye’ to open Dominion Stage’s 72nd season

Lydia R. Diamond's adaptation of the acclaimed Toni Morrison novel explores the legacy of racism for a community, a family, and an innocent girl. 

Woolly announces a season of artists ahead of their time

Coming soon: projects put on pause because of the pandemic, a Pullitzer Prize–winning new musical, a live run of a streaming hit, a national tour, and more.

Olney’s 83rd season keeps promise to reflect whole community

Shows include two world premieres, two area premieres, 'The Music Man' with a deaf-and-hearing team, and a groundbreaking 'Beauty and the Beast.'

Jane Franklin Dance to kick off season in art gallery August 27

A new dance by Roxann Morgan Rowley about resilience will be performed by dancers over 40.

1st Stage announces live theater lineup, outdoors and in

The 2021–2022 season begins with three solo shows outside at The Boro, then returns to home stage for four premieres.

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...

Free family-friendly theater from Synetic to pop up in parks

Beloved by audiences of all ages, 'The Miraculous Magical Balloon' tells of a traveling actor and his trunk full of toys, tricks, and surprises.

Venues keep rolling with virtual performances

As more venues plan for re-opening, many arts organizations will return to a sole focus on in-person performances. But some institutions that have streamed...

GALA’s daring and diverse new season to tackle freedom

The local landmark for Latino performing arts announces three main stage productions, a flamenco festival, theater for young audiences, and more.

Due to variant concern, DC theatergoers still reluctant to return, says...

And 7 in 10 favor allowing only vaccinated patrons to attend.

Six art-inspired films kick off Alliance for New Music-Theatre season

In-depth cross-cultural collaboration and community engagement to include Black Georgetown Cemeteries Project and Youth Chorus pilot program.

Ford’s to present free ‘Come From Away’ concert at the Lincoln...

The event September 10, 2021, commemorates the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

Studio Theatre to stage eclectic five-play season in revamped building

Highlights include the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, a three-dimensional graphic novel, a world premiere, and the new Victor Shargai Theatre.

Creative Cauldron presents Roz White and The Kennedys live this weekend

All-outdoor 2021 Summer Cabaret and Concert Series starts with Helen Hayes Award–winning star.

NextStop Theatre to reopen fully with fall season in person

Three-show lineup includes a comedy, a musical, and a classic action adventure favorite.

New troupe to gender-bend ‘Twelfth Night’ at the DC War Memorial

A new adaptation with pop music, performed by Her Majesty & Sons al fresco.

Everyman Theatre’s all-live 2021/22 season kicks off in August

Six-play lineup includes family hits, award-winning Broadway plays, updated American classics, and world premieres.

Theater Alliance to premiere Psalmayene 24’s hip-hop musical ‘The Blackest Battle’

A love story that calls attention to Black-on-Black gun violence, the film is half music video, half graphic-novel-come-to-life.

Signature Theatre picks Matthew Gardiner as AD, sets 2021/22 season

Coming soon to Shirlington: ‘RENT,’ ‘She Loves Me,’ ‘The Color Purple,’ two world premieres, a DC premiere—plus ‘KPOP' musical at The Anthem.