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Signature Theatre to stream concert of hits from days of ​vinyl

This week Signature Theatre releases a new cinematic concert, an inspired alternative to its pre-COVID cabarets. Titled Signature Vinyl, the fully produced, professionally filmed production...

IN Series’s ‘Orphée et Eurydice’ strikes chord of COVID love and...

IN Series returns to the original revolutionary opera, Gluck’s Orpheus and Eurydice, for an intimate film experience exploring love, loss, and grief during a...

Taking Care COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund expands to meet ongoing need

theatreWashington has announced an expansion of the Taking Care COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, originally organized in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak...

Theater Alliance kicks off eight nights of protest plays

True to its mission—to present "socially conscious, thought-provoking work" that engages audiences "in active dialogue"—Theater Alliance has launched a series of eight short plays...

In time for the election, an audio play about political scheming...

As millions across the country are taking to the polls, Studio Theatre releases its first audio play, an adaption of Kings, the lacerating, fast-talking...

Theater wonks and gamers connect with a new ‘Twist’

Theater professionals from New York City, Kentucky, and DC have come together to launch ​Twist, a new virtual experience centered around a rotating series...

How DMV theaters are strategizing for reopening

With the fall season and following seasons still only tentatively planned, arts organizations are taking the time to focus on a reopening strategy that...

E. Faye Butler to rock the vote as Fannie Lou Hamer...

Two-time Helen Hayes Award winner E. Faye Butler returns to Arena Stage to take on the iconic role of civil and voting rights activist Fannie...

The Breath Project resists racial injustice with free virtual festival

The Breath Project—a new theatrical initiative formed in response to racial injustice against Black people—will stream as a free virtual festival October 24 and...

Edge of the Universe Players 2 presents a free audio farce...

The Edge of the Universe Players 2, a DC-based company dedicated to deep meanings in the form of theatrical high entertainment, had planned to...

UrbanArias’ new opera is a sexy comedy about expecting parents in...

UrbanArias has partnered with eight other American opera companies to create a newly commissioned operatic video series, Tales From a Safe Distance, inspired by...

Alden Theatre’s ‘Drive-Thru Drama’ gets spooky

Just in time for Halloween, The Alden Theatre in McLean continues its unique Drive-Thru Drama performances with Objects in Mirror May Be SPOOKIER Than...

Shakespeare Theatre Company plots next season with new twists

The lineup for Shakespeare Theater Company's 2020–2021 season—as announced by Artistic Director Simon Godwin and Executive Director Chris Jennings—is signficantly different from plans first...

Mosaic Theater heads into fall season recommitted to anti-racism

A monthslong period of intensive introspection and evolution at Mosaic Theater Company, led by a recommitment to anti-racism, has culminated in the company's recent...

Olney Theatre Center hosts ‘Just Arts,’ a virtual social justice...

In response to ongoing social upheaval and protests for racial justice, Olney Theatre Center is hosting a virtual social justice arts festival amplifying the...

Happenstance Theater to clown outdoors and online this weekend

The irrepressibly entertaining Happenstance Theater will perform its Pinot & Augustine clown show on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at 2 pm and 6 pm,...

Black Artist Coalition to stream ‘I Am… A Celebration of Black...

The Black Artist Coalition (BAC) releases its second visual project, "I Am..." A Celebration of Black Artistry Thursday, October 8, 2020. One of the...

Free ‘Flash Acts’ theater festival to spotlight U.S. and Russian artists

The Forum for Cultural Engagement has announced Flash Acts, a free six-day, bilingual, virtual theater festival October 8 to 13, 2020. This one-of-a-kind performance...

CulturalDC to host Reclamation Project racial-equity residency at Source Theatre

The Reclamation Project—an idea inspired by We See You, White American Theater, "Hot button issues for Black theater: A roundtable on revolution," and "Gender...

1st Stage commissions 11 artists to create solo works

As part of its ongoing commitment to creating diverse, modern work by leading playwrights and performers during the prolonged COVID-19 theater closure, 1st Stage...