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A personal relationship to America’s racial reckoning wraps up Arena Riffs

A More Perfect Union—a new concept-album-inspired music piece written and conceived by award-winning composer and lyricist Rona Siddiqui (Salaam Medina: Tales of a Halfgan, One Good...

Landless Theatre Company tries its hands at a sock puppet ‘Urinetown’

Pandemic life may have shut down live theater, but DC’s Landless Theatre Company has always had a knack for making lemonade out of lemons....

Descendant of enslaved people sold by Georgetown to perform her ‘Here...

Our ancestors have waited patiently through centuries for us to come to the table of acknowledgement. Here I Am fulfills my desire to give...

Everyman Theatre updates slate of plays for 30th-anniversary season

After delivering on the promise of rehearsing, filming, and streaming the first two production of the season, Queens Girl: Black in the Green Mountains...

Black actors face grief of pandemic in hip-hop musical from Arena

Arena Stage is now streaming the second installment in its Arena Riffs series: a pandemic-era hip-hop musical written, directed, and performed by award-winning playwright,...

Young CityDance Conservatory Dancers win highest honors

CityDance School & Conservatory received the Outstanding School Award at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) Boston Regional Semi-finals March 19 – 21, 2021,...

Despite vaccination, theatergoers won’t fill seats soon, says new study

Despite a significant increase in vaccinations, DC-area theatergoers will be slow to return to local theaters, according to a new study by Limelight Insights...

Woolly Mammoth begins digital spring with a social-media show

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces its digital spring line-up that features an interactive and innovative play that repurposes social media; the return of two Woolly...

One-woman ‘Children of Medea’ to power Electric Impulses at Constellation

Constellation Theatre Company kicks off Season 14: Electric Impulses with Sue Jin Song’s powerful one-woman show, Children of Medea. The production will be fully...

New survey shows young talent are staying hopeful despite pandemic

Despite the ongoing pandemic, high school and college arts students are cautiously optimistic and still committed to pursuing their dreams of being a part...

Four Korean girls defy the male gaze in feminist thriller ‘Man...

The Strand Theater Company proudly partners with Asian Pasifika Arts Collective to present Man of God by Anna Moench. The virtual production is directed...

Daniel J. Watts, only child of a single mother, grows up...

Daniel J. Watts’s The Jam: Only Child—the second feature production in Signature Theatre's  2021 season—is now streaming on demand. Written and performed by 2020...

Black women reimagine artistic programming in ‘Reset’ at Woolly

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company has launched Reset, a new, free digital assemblage of Black artistry featuring historical resources, excerpts, and video performances. Curated by...

‘Broadway Princess Party’ cast shares the joy and magic behind the...

By Kirstin Franko (guest author) and David Siegel Nothing can stop the Broadway Princess Party with its celebration of empowerment for who you are or...

To be young, gifted, and Black in a white theater—YPT breaks...

In Silence Is Violence: The Future of the Field—the latest installment of Young Playwrights’ Theater’s (YPT) social justice performance series—three Black characters in the early...

Washington wonks and Bard buffs to meet in mock trial Thursday

Shakespeare Theatre Company’s annual Mock Trial—“the funniest, most entertaining event in Washington” (Roll Call) and "a Washington wonk's dream (The New York Times)—will be in...

Virus and racism have dramatically reshaped local audience views on theater

The findings of a new study of DC-area theatergoers reveal a dramatic shift in attitudes toward theater as a result of the ongoing coronavirus...

Applications now open for new performance venues in Tysons

In a unique public-private partnership, a new world-class performing arts destination is nearing completion in the Tysons-Mclean area of Fairfax County. It is Capital...

How to enjoy dinner theater in your home kitchen

Tired of figuring out what to cook for dinner? Bored with everything Netflix has to offer? Then Francesca Chilcote and Connor Hogan have just...

Three womxn get back at their ex in ‘Drowning Girls’ from...

Continuing its 13th season as the only brick-and-mortar company in Baltimore dedicated to celebrating womxn’s diverse voices and perspectives, The Strand Theater Company presents...