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Rehearsals in PPE and other big changes to expect when theaters...

We will open again. The COVID-19 virus will neither darken nor silence us even with the many scary unknowns before us. We know reopening...

Studio Theatre welcomes ten new commissioned artists

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theater, Studio Theatre is embarking on the largest round of commissioning in its history. They are...

Applications now open for $500 microgrants to emerging writers and composers

A new arts program—Emergent Seed—is offering $500 microgrants and the opportunity for emerging writers and composers in the DC Metro area to have their...

Signature Theatre postpones ‘Mamma Mia!’ at The Anthem until 2021

Mamma Mia! at The Anthem DC will not run June 25 – July 5, 2020 as previously scheduled. Signature Theatre has worked with our...

Young Artists of America at Strathmore announces virtual summer camp program

Young Artists of America at Strathmore (YAA) is thrilled to announce Virtual Summer Performing Arts Intensives, an online version of their award-winning summer musical...

DMV-area organizations continue to cancel and postpone events due to COVID-19...

After a month of cancelations, DMV area organizations continue to postpone or cancel shows and events, as well as make changes for their 2020-2021...

Major-media reviewers voice worries about returning to the theater

Twice a month, Terry Teachout of the Wall Street Journal; Elisabeth Vincentelli, contributor to The New York Times and The New Yorker; and Peter Marks of The Washington...

Update: Shakespeare Theatre Company extends ‘Shakespeare Hour LIVE’

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced expansion of its Shakespeare Everywhere programming with new dates through June 10 for Shakespeare Hour LIVE, an ongoing online...

Faction of Fools Theatre Company announces new Co-Directors

At a time when theater companies around the country must push back production schedules, their missions are amplified to plan future productions that will...

Spooky Action shifts new play readings to YouTube

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, Spooky Action Theater's New Works in Action play-reading series has been shifted to a virtual meeting space on the...

Adventure Theatre honors API Heritage Month with streaming special events

Though the sea of online content is deep at the moment, that's not stopping Adventure Theatre MTC. They are diving right in with a...

When shows go on again, audiences across America will be slow...

Shugoll Research, a national marketing research company in Bethesda, Maryland, is releasing a Phase III study of theatergoers and their intent to return to...

Washington Performing Arts, looking ahead, sets town halls for input

With so much still unknown about the lasting effects of COVID-19 on the performing arts, the singular Washington Performing Arts (WPA) has delayed announcing...

Theater artists to envision the future in Saturday chats online from...

In a time when connection is more important than ever, Olney Theatre Center is revamping its Streaming Saturdays, a live online discussion series featuring...

Brave Spirits Theatre kicks off festival of playreadings from the early...

Brave Spirits Theatre announces a virtual summer staged reading festival celebrating the history plays of the English early modern stage. A supplement to BST’s...

Pandemic Theatre launches ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ as 5-part web series

Amongst the chaos of COVID-19, another brand-new theater company has sprung up in the DC area. Pandemic Theatre, founded by local actor and theater...

Many theatergoers in no hurry to go back to Broadway, new...

Shugoll Research, a national marketing research company in Bethesda, Maryland, is releasing a new study of theatergoers and their intent to return to the...

IN Series produces first ever fully digital opera performance season

As performing arts organizations worldwide struggle to schedule live performance seasons in the midst of a global pandemic, DC's IN Series leads the charge...

‘Hamilton’ and other shows postponed as Kennedy Center delays re-opening through...

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced today the postponement of all scheduled ticketed performances through August 9, 2020, due to...

Mosaic Theater Company promises provocative 2020–2021 season

In the face of global crisis and economic uncertainty, Mosaic Theater Company of DC draws inspiration for its new season from a nucleus of...