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A gay man with a disability asks “Hi, Are You Single?”...

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in association with IAMA Theatre Company present Ryan J. Haddad’s celebrated autobiographical solo show Hi, Are You Single? directed by...

4615 Theatre Company unveils a new season in a wild variety...

Hot off of winning the 2020 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company, the 4615 Theatre has created a multifaceted solution to meet...

Two theater students start a podcast that asks stars “Whatcha Doin’?”

Two enterprising Catholic University of America seniors are hosting a new podcast to connect current theater industry professionals with future theater industry professionals through...

The time Booker T. Washington dined at the White House and...

By Roslyn “Roz” Ward  During quarantine, the biggest loss is the people. The feeling and energy that one gets from a live audience cannot be...

Long-awaited government relief package includes $15 billion to Save Our Stages

Following a full week of complaints, delay, and criticism of the 5,593-page $2.3 trillion omnibus US fiscal bill, the President at last signed it...

Make December merry and bright with local holiday arts offerings

When the holiday season approaches, we tend to turn to things that give us joy and comfort. The arts always seem to take center...

Taylor Mac puts on the glitz in ‘Holiday Sauce’ on demand

Taylor Mac is an acquired bad taste, and fans who remember fondly Taylor Mac's over-the-top Holiday Sauce—which played live one-night-only last year at The...

Update: Mosaic’s #ENOUGH plays against gun violence now available on Vimeo

Mosaic Theater Company will participate in the nationwide reading of #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence, seven winning short plays in a nationwide competition...

12-hour marathon to mark Beethoven’s birthday and seek world peace

Yael Weiss can remember the exact moment it all began. It was the summer of 2017, and the Israeli-American pianist was reading newspaper headlines...

#WeSeeYou activist-authors to observe ‘Twelve Days of Watchmas’

The influential Black, Indigenous, and People of Color working group We See You, White American Theater — which collectively authored and issued the BIPOC...

Signature Theatre heralds five-show cinematic season

Signature Theatre has announced the full lineup for its 2021 Signature Features season, and it will be all online: five fully staged plays and musicals, made...

1st Stage joins nationwide reading of plays against gun violence Dec....

1st Stage is proud to be participating in the #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence project, working with visionary teenage playwrights across the country...

What’s next in Prologue Theatre’s monthly new works series

Prologue Theatre has launched FOREWORD: A New Works Series. Each month through March 2021, a creative team will come together for two weeks to...

Black women to join Brave Soul Collective’s ‘#BlackMenFeel’ on healing

Brave Soul Collective continues its exploration of mental, emotional, and spiritual challenges experienced by Black men, specifically Black Queer men, with the third and...

Studio’s new audio play is an anthem for a world on...

As the world collectively plans to close the door (and maybe throw away the key?) on 2020, Studio Theatre offers a reflection on this complicated, unexpected,...

New Solas Nua interim executive director arrives from Ireland

Solas Nua, the DC-based contemporary Irish arts organization, has appointed Miranda Driscoll its interim executive director. Having served for five years as director/CEO of...

Tom Teasley, Shu-Chen Cuff, Chao Tian to perform an inspired virtual...

The headlines tell us to stay put. To not travel so we protect ourselves, our loved ones, our communities and the Nation as a...

Update: Shakespeare Theatre Company delays ‘Blindness’ due to DC rules

Shakespeare Theatre Company is postponing the sound installation Blindness, originally  scheduled to run at Sidney Harman Hall December 8 to 27, 2020. STC was recently...

COVID claims another local theater: Brave Spirits to close

Brave Spirits Theatre announced in September that its acclaimed eight-play Shakespeare's histories series would end ("A tribute to Brave Spirits as it calls off...

COVID cancelations to cost Kennedy Center over $80 million

Responding to the mounting COVID-19 pandemic, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has canceled all previously scheduled programs through April 25,...