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The National Theatre Has New Management by Joel Markowitz

It's my favorite place to see a musical. And my favorite seat is in the middle of the first row of the Mezzanine. There's...

Nibbles And Sips Around Town: ‘Kraut Rocks Competition and Brings Cool...

Kraut Rocks is the hipster appellation promoters have conferred upon a sauerkraut competition involving five of DC area leading chefs. Steered by Bravo’s Top Chef alumni Spike Mendelsohn, the...

‘Taking SHAPE’ Part 2: Frank Britton and Dane Figueroa Edidi on...

In Part Two of Taking SHAPE actors Frank Britton and Dane Figueroa Edidi introduce us to their characters Billy and Cordelia McClain. From Frank Britton (Billy McClain): When my...

Special Discount for Cirque du Soleil’s ‘TOTEM’ at National Harbor

Cirque du Soleil has returned to Washington with TOTEM and is playing now through October 7, 2012 under the blue and yellow Big Top at...

Part Five: Letters from the Living Dead: ‘My Sweet Baby’ by...

Welcome back to the Farmhouse. If you listen close, you will hear the pitter patter of little feet running and skipping around. All at once...

A Happy and Joyous New Year to our Jewish Readers, Colleagues,...

DC Metro Theater Arts wishes our Jewish friends, colleagues, readers, and members of the theatre community a Happy Jewish New Year! May this year bring...

‘Taking Shape’ Part 1: John Moletress Introduces Us to force/collision’s ‘SHAPE’

It was in January of this year when I was directing Craig Wright's Mistakes Were Made in Houston that Erik Ehn contacted me through email...

A Tribute to Theatre Benefactor and Supporter Dr. Jaylee Mead

It's a sad day for DC area theatre with the tragic news that Dr. Jaylee Mead died today of heart failure. Known for her...

HCC’s Arts Collective Announces Improv Group “What Improv Group?!?!” 2012-2013 Season...

HCC’s only improv troupe returns for a 6-show season – with Special Guests Howard Community College’s Arts Collective (AC) kicks off its 18th Season with performances...

35th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees Announced Today by Joel Markowitz

Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Ntalia Makarova, and Led Zeppelin to receive the 35th annual Kennedy Center Honors. What a wonderful group they...

Today from 5-8 PM: Taking Flight Theatre Company Holds Auditions for...

Today from 5-8 PM. Taking Flight Theatre Company holds auditions for its next production: Equus by Peter Shaffer. The production will be directed by...

‘Campaign Caper’ comes to Way Off Broadway by Justin M. Kiska

In addition to Way Off Broadway’s regularly scheduled Mainstage and Children’s Theatre seasons, the theatre also hosts a number of special events each year.  Some...

‘Don’t Bury The Story in a Musical’ by David Rohde

Every musical has a story for the audience to enjoy, so don’t bury it on stage. In the musical Li’l Abner, a rousing chorus number...

There’s a New Look at Olney Theatre Center by Heather Latiri

Last night, to honor its 75th Anniversary Season, Olney Theatre Center unveiled it's new logo and branding. The new identity and branding of the Olney...

Interview with ‘TRIPTYCH’ Composer Robert Sirota and Collaborating Artist Deborah Patterson...

Composer Robert Sirota will be in Baltimore next Sunday, September 9, 2012, to attend a concert featuring a performance of his work, TRIPTYCH, a...

An Appreciation of Post Dance Critic Alan M. Kriegsman by Carolyn...

Each ballet season at the Kennedy Center Opera House, dancers flock to see the company chosen for the opening program. This year, the Mariinsky (a.k.a....

‘Page-to-Stage’ Festival Reflections by Jennifer Perry

For the 11th year, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has opened its doors to local theatres to showcase works still in...

2012-2013 Season Preview of Encore Stage & Studio by Aileen Pangan

Encore 2012-2013 Season Showcases Adventure and Search for Justice Our heroes and heroines are ready to travel, spread their wings and make a difference. They won’t...

‘Stones in The Secret Garden’ by Brent Stone

Whenever I see a Stone perform on the stage I always see a performer who gives 200% and whose joy of performing glows on...