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Avant Bard Theatre regroups with new leadership team

After the double blow of the pandemic and the death of Artistic Director Tom Prewitt in November, Arlington’s Avant Bard Theatre is moving ahead under...

#WeSeeYou antiracist accountability report includes 11 DMV theaters

An accountability report released by the We See You, White American Theater collective (WSYWAT) points to more than 100 theater institutions nationwide that have...

Tom Prewitt memorial fund set up to aid future generations of...

The family of W. Thompson (Tom) Prewitt and the nonprofit organization Embracing Arlington Arts have launched a memorial fund to honor the legacy and...

Theatre Prometheus to center asylum seekers and marginalized playwrights

Theatre Prometheus—following its “arresting, provocative, and hauntingly relevant” production of 14, José Casas’s play about immigration—has announced two new projects in 2021 highlighting its...

‘Cry It Out’ comedy about motherhood up next from Everyman Theatre

Everyman Theatre actors, designers, and crew are back in the rehearsal room preparing for the run of Molly Smith Metzler’s 2017 play, Cry It...

Synetic Theater to produce original art films and stream on custom...

Synetic Theater has announced the launch of a new digital streaming app as well as the creation of a film production arm, Synetic Motion...

Patrick Page to bare the Bard’s bad guys, onstage at Shakespeare...

Shakespeare Theatre Company's first-ever online-only production, All the Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented the Villain, a performance written by and starring STC Affiliated...

Riveting adaptation of ‘Tape’ to unreel live on line six nights...

TheSharedScreen's powerful adaptation of Stephen Belber's hit play Tape—featured last month in DC Metro Theater Arts (Using Zoom in a new way to create...

Theater-related podcasts gain popularity

Podcasts have been popular for a long time, but the shutdown has brought house-bound theater professionals many new reasons to create their own audio...

YPT to present virtual readings of plays in progress by two...

Young Playwrights’ Theater’s (YPT) new script development program, Young Playwrights in Progress (YPIP), will present the work of two talented young playwrights through virtual...

Signature Theatre announces cast and dates for ‘Simply Sondheim’ review

Signature Theatre announces the full cast and streaming dates for Simply Sondheim, the first production in the Signature Features 2021 Season. Starring 12 singers and an orchestra of...

Studio Theatre goes all-digital, sets streaming dates through July

Given the ongoing pandemic and challenges to safely presenting live performances, Studio Theatre has taken its five-play season entirely digital. Productions will be filmed...

Essential Theatre to mark MLK Jr. Day with Rosa Parks play

In celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday, The Essential Theatre  Performances in Cyberspace will present Rosa Parks: Such a Time. Written...

Studio’s free new audio plays— ‘Kings’ and ‘I Hate It Here’—available...

Studio Theatre looks back at the politics and precariousness of 2020 through two intimate and immediate Studio in Your Ears audio plays available for...

Before there was COVID, Lauren Gunderson married a virus hunter. ‘The...

In The Catastrophist, Lauren Gunderson has written a story for this moment in time about Dr. Nathan Wolfe, the award-winning virologist who years before...

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...