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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,...

Mosaic Theater to move on without its founding artistic director, Ari...

In a meeting Tuesday night, November 17, 2020, the 26-member board of Mosaic Theater Company of DC unanimously accepted the resignation of Ari Roth,...

‘This Is Who I Am,’ a father-son drama, to Zoom live...

Separated by continents, an estranged father and son reunite over Zoom. From their respective kitchens in Ramallah and in New York City, they recreate...

Essential Theatre resurrects a heart-wrencher, ‘The Resurrection of Alice’

"If you like theatrical storytelling—the kind that catches you by the heartstrings, gets you all wrapped up, then doesn’t let loose until the very...

Washington Stage Guild to serve up an intellectual feast over Thanksgiving

Washington Stage Guild will present a “heavenly” online performance of George Bernard Shaw’s Don Juan in Hell, the famous dream sequence from his play...

‘JookJOYnt’ from Woolly and Makers Lab to jump with Black LGBTQ+...

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and DC creative collective Makers Lab reunite for The JookJOYnt, a free, five-part video experience exploring themes of vulnerability, intimacy,...

Update: Creative Cauldron’s ‘On Air’ to stream November 16 to December...

"Dancing and singing over the wireless airways—how might it have happened? What might have been a dry history lesson is given delightfully appealing musical...

Everyman Theatre premieres ‘Queens Girl: Black in the Green Mountains’

Baltimore's Everyman Theatre will bet on another successful run with Queens Girl: Black in the Green Mountains by Caleen Sinnette Jennings, premiering for in-person...

Round House begins monthlong tribute to living legend Adrienne Kennedy

Round House Theatre, in association with McCarter Theatre Center, has announced updated details for The Work of Adrienne Kennedy: Inspiration & Influence, a four-week...

Grammy-winning percussionists to rap on entrepreneurship and racial justice

As we in the performing arts continue to struggle with finances and other resources in the aftershock of COVID-19, with no end in sight,...

IN Series’s ‘Gonzales Cantata’ tells a true story of political corruption

Just when American politics could not seem more fraught, IN Series is offering a cheeky throwback to a shockingly simpler time: a made-for-film production...

Keegan Theatre’s fall rep to stream in real time from onstage

Keegan Theatre returns to mainstage programming with a pair of productions streaming live in rep November 12 to 29, 2020. Performed from the Keegan...

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...