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DCMTA 2019 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Community Theater Productions

As the year draws to a close, we asked DCMTA writers to think back on the productions that left an indelible impression on them...

WAPAVA Presents ‘The Ghosts of Christmas Past: The History of Ford’s...

The Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive is holding a free event Monday, December 16th from 7 pm-8 pm at the Chevy Chase neighborhood...

Family-friendly Tennessee Williams puppet show pops up for the holidays

After two sell-out previews and a spectacular run at the Tennessee Williams Festival in Provincetown, The Lady from the Village of Falling Flowers pops up...

StateraArts Launches DC Area Mentorship Chapter for Womxn+ in the Arts

Female, female-identifying, GNC, and Trans theater artists in the Washington, DC area will soon have a new opportunity for career mentorship. Statera Mentorship recognizes...

Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green concert season returns in December with...

Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green presents a new season of engaging concerts featuring an eclectic mix of Americana, jazz, classical, contemporary, traditional, and world...

Avant Bard Theatre Announces ‘Scripts in Play: Season 30’

Launching its 30th-anniversary season, Avant Bard Theatre announces Scripts In Play: Season 30—featuring a special presentation of Happenstance Theater’s BrouHaHa December 6 to 8, 2019,...

Monumental Theatre Company Announces 2020 Season

Following its sold-out run of Be More Chill in 2019, the Helen Hayes Award-winning Monumental Theatre Company will be producing three musicals for the...

Giving back to Tia Shearer Bassett

  We were saddened to learn this week that Tia Shearer Bassett, a valued member of the DC theater community and a bright shining light...

1st Stage launches free Youth Engagement Subscription (YES) pass for Fairfax...

Now in its 12th season, the professional 1st Stage Theatre located in Tysons, Virginia, serves as a cultural hub for the community. Beyond producing...

Priyanka Shetty’s one-woman ‘The Elephant in the Room’ comes to The...

Called by critics "incisive," "timely," and "brave," Priyanka Shetty’s one-woman show The Elephant in the Room performs Saturday, November 23, 2019, at 6 pm on...

21 best bets for holiday entertainment in and around DC!

The winter holidays are a great time to see a live performance, so here is our list of best bets in holiday entertainment in...

1st Stage to host musical group All 4 Bass on November...

Another unique cabaret evening is arriving at 1st Stage in Tysons. It is a musical performance by the quartet All 4 Bass. The event is entitled Play...

Shakespeare Theatre Company renames the Lansburgh Theatre

At its annual Gala, Shakespeare Theatre Company announced to a surprised audience that the Lansburgh Theatre at 450 7th St. NW would be rechristened...

‘Flyin’ West’ Soars to the Clarice UMD’s School of Theatre, Dance,...

By Kyle Starling The School of Theatre, Dance, & Performance Studies (TDPS) and The Clarice at the University of Maryland, College Park will be premiering...

Call for proposals for the 2020-2021 theater season at the Arts...

Arts on the Green, the City of Gaithersburg's home for the performing and visual arts which includes the Kentland’s Mansion and Arts Barn, is...

Local Playwright Audrey Cefaly’s ‘Alabaster’ to receive record breaking ten-city rolling...

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new...

Signature Theatre to present ‘Mamma Mia!’ at DC’s Anthem

Signature Theatre announced today that it will produce Mamma Mia! this summer at The Wharf, Washington, DC's newest concert venue. Mamma Mia! will run for...

Bottomless Broadway Brunch to Launch Monumental Theatre Company’s Season

Monumental Theatre Company will be hosting a Bottomless Broadway Brunch on November 30, 2019. This event will feature performers from Monumental Theatre Company’s upcoming...

Local stars to shine in Mo Willems world premiere at Kennedy...

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces the full cast and creative team for Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (The...

Hometown hero Dave Chappelle honored with the Mark Twain Prize for...

On Sunday night Dave Chappelle experienced the most epic of homecomings as the DC native received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at...

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