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Signature Theatre to honor Carol Burnett with Stephen Sondheim Award

Bernadette Peters, Santino Fontana, Tracy Lynn Olivera, Nova Y. Payton, and Bobby Smith to perform at gala May 16.

‘Pass Over’ joins four-play summer season at American Shakespeare Center

Antoinette Nwandu’s groundbreaking drama about young Black men looking for a way out will follow 'Every Brilliant Thing,' 'Twelfth Night,' and 'Thrive.'

All-local cast to play ‘Our Town’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Peopled by folks from town, the show postponed from last fall finally comes home to the Harman.

Paula Vogel’s ‘Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief’ next from We...

A peek behind the curtains of 'Othello' in the Pulitzer Prize winner's raunchy romp through third-wave feminism.

Virtual reading of one-acts by Ukrainian playwrights under siege to be...

Part of a worldwide project to bear witness through theater to the horrors of Putin’s war.

Cogent Theater Collective to debut with Patrick Marber’s ‘Closer’

New professional company partners with veteran community theater on intimate look at love and betrayal.

#ENOUGH! 1st Stage now streaming plays by teens against gun violence

On April 20, the 23rd anniversary of Columbine, 1st Stage released readings of eight new plays by teen writers who say: 'Enough is enough.'

MetroStage gets a new venue called Venue

Alexandria’s only professional theater will be built into a chic condominium complex in Old Town North.

David Strathairn returns to DC as heroic Holocaust witness Jan Karski

Coming to Gonda Theater at Georgetown May 12 to 22: his brilliant and all-too-timely portrayal of one man's moral courage amid the crimes of war.

The Lab announces The Gathering, a four-day free theater festival at...

Artists, thought-leaders, activists, and next-gen change-makers will come together from around the world to address critical global issues.

Shakespeare Theatre Company announces 2022/23 lineup

A season focused on love, loss, and the spaces between.

Theater J and Mosaic Theater partner to aid Ukrainian charities April...

A benefit reading of short Ukrainian plays based on what the playwrights are experiencing in their war-torn country.

Alliance for New Music-Theatre’s ‘Voices of Zion’ to dig deep into...

Immersive 'Black Georgetown Cemeteries Project' to perform on-site in May.

Free preview: New opera ‘Blue’ by Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson

Now available online in a recording and documentary, their acclaimed new work written in response to the senseless murder of Black people.

Anacostia Playhouse welcomes Stephawn Stephens as executive artistic director

Succeeding Playhouse founder Adele Robey, he will manage all day-to-day operations and lead artistic and community engagement initiatives.

GALA to produce world premiere of ‘On Your Feet!’ in Spanish

'On Your Feet! La historia de Emilio y Gloria Estefan ¡en español!' will play May 5 through June 5. Previous GALA Helen Hayes winners Luis Salgado (director) and Walter 'Bobby' McCoy (musical direction) will return for the production.

In support of Ukraine, Synetic Theater to host benefit April 29

All proceeds go to United Help Ukraine. Performance includes Lyrica Classic's 'Prayer for Peace' concert and Synetic’s 'The Servant of Two Masters.'

DC theatergoers not yet ready to take off masks, says new...

Theatre Washington extends Unified Mask and Vaccination Policy to April 30 and will review it monthly through launch of fall season.

Young Artists of America to perform ‘Aida’ at Strathmore April 3

'If you've never seen a YAA production, you won't believe these are students!' —Director Kevin S. McAllister

The Coil Project to open ‘Fiveplay’ about modern polyamory

A new play from local playwright Erica Smith in which being in a chosen family gets...complicated.