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A ‘Bright Star’ on the horizon for Riverside Center

The Fredericksburg, VA, venue's 2021–22 season is underway, featuring musicals, farces, mysteries, and beloved classics.

Rapid Lemon Productions to stage modern take on 1916 anti-racist play

Aladrian C. Wetzel’s new adaptation of 'Rachel' by Angelina Weld Grimké to be offered both in person and streaming.

Woolly Mammoth returns to in-person performance with ‘Teenage Dick’

A darkly comic riff on Shakespeare's Richard III features a high school kid bullied because of his cerebal palsy.

Ragamala Dance Company to present free world premiere Sept. 11–12 at...

Site-specific work imagines a metaphorical world of immortality.

‘KPOP, The Musical’ dropped from Signature’s 2021/22 season

Due to 'pandemic-related logistical challenges,' the Broadway-bound show won't stop at The Anthem.

Free ‘Concert of Remembrance’ at Kennedy Center September 10

National Symphony Orchestra program to commemorate 9/11, reflect on loss from COVID, and honor frontline workers.

DC Jazz Fest’s blockbuster weekend at The Wharf

September 4 and 5, an eclectic multi-musician lineup from mid-day to midnight.

Single tickets now on sale for 2021/22 at Shakespeare Theatre

Season kicks off with debut of Broadway-bound Britney Spears musical.

‘American Idol’ to hold open virtual auditions in DC September 8

The search for the next singing superstar comes to Washington, DC, as American Idol holds open virtual auditions Wednesday, September 8, 2021. During this season’s...

Ford’s Announces casting for free ‘Come From Away’ concert at Lincoln Memorial 

Stars from Broadway and national touring companies to perform September 10 in honor of 9/11 anniversary.

Labor Day event to celebrate dignity of work and challenge inequity...

'Working, A Musical' — with music by Stephen Schwartz, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda — to play three weekends in Black Lives Matter Plaza.

Best Medicine Rep sets four new comedies for season five

Live laughs to come at new location.

Avant Bard Theatre celebrates a grateful return to the stage

Two productions cut short by COVID will be revived: Lauren Gunderson’s ‘Ada and the Machine’ and Tennessee Williams’s ’Suddenly Last Summer.'

Peace Mountain Theatre to stage three greats at The Writer’s Center

The company announces a season at its new home featuring plays by Ayad Akhtar, August Wilson, and Edward Albee.

Baltimore Center Stage 2021/22 season is a go

Five transporting mainstage shows plus new partnerships, initiatives, and programs.

Rep Stage announces three-production in-person season

The Helen Hayes Award–winning company will reopen in December with a song cycle, a world premiere, and a new staging of an American classic.

Spooky Action announces three plays for live reopening

The imaginative company's 2021–22 season launches October 7 with Will Eno's 'The Realistic Joneses.'

Folger names Karen Ann Daniels artistic director and director of programming

The theater and the Shakespeare library choose a leader with roots in community engagement.

Arts on the Horizon brings back ‘By the Seashore’ outdoors

The sensory-filled production takes children age 0–3 on a magical journey to the beach.

The Edge of the Universe Players 2 to present audio play...

Memories and mortality echo through 'Laughter in the Shadow of the Trees'—a rediscovered BBC radio play by American playwright James Prideaux.