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An Interview with Erik Ransom on the Development of His New...

Just back from a production of his musical GRINDR: The Opera in Florida, Erik Ransom organized a private developmental reading of his latest work...

News: ‘Olityelwe (The Forgotten)’ Returns to DC in Full Production for...

I reported on this extraordinary play when it was a staged reading at Theater J last June and said at the end: "Somebody needs...

Page-to-Stage New Play Festival: ‘Queens Girl in Africa’ at Mosaic Theater

Any doubts about the future of the American Theatre were put firmly to rest on Labor Day Weekend, when more than 60 DC-area companies...

Magic Time!: Report on a Staged Reading of ‘Olityelwe (The Forgotten)’...

When Jonathan David Martin came from New York to DC to be Theater J's new associate producer in March of last year,  he brought...

In the Moment: A Talk with the Pipeline Playwrights: Part Two:...

This is the second installment of In the Moment columns focusing on the Pipeline Playwrights. Pipeline Playwrights is a small collective of accomplished Northern...

Best Medicine Rep, A New Professional Theater Company, Is Coming to...

A new professional theater company is coming to Montgomery County, Maryland. Best Medicine Rep, helmed by playwright John Morogiello, will focus on new comedies...

Maryland Opera Studio to Premiere University of MD’s Opera Composition Contest...

The first-year members of the Maryland Opera Studio present a semi-staged New Work Reading every year, but this year’s reading is unique. On February...

A Report on the Reading of ‘Breathing Under Dirt’ at Cherry...

Patience Malarkey was alive and kicking and under the new direction of award winning Director Larry Moss, at the January 24th industry reading of...

Review: ‘Bud, Not Buddy’ at The Kennedy Center

Last night, The Kennedy Center presented an inspiring world premiere commission of Bud, Not Buddy. Kirsten Greenidge created the fast-paced and touchingly funny script, based...

In the Moment: A Report on The Edge of the Universe...

The Edge of the Universe Players 2's workshop production of Young Jean Lee’s Pullman, WA was an evening that defies easy categorization. It was charming...

An Interview with Playwright Larissa FastHorse

Larissa FastHorse is one of the playwrights participating in Center Stage’s Wright Now Play Later project, which kicks off today. I had a chance...

2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Good Kids’

What Happened After the Party? Theatre Prometheus’ Good Kids by Naomi Iizuka at the Fringe Theatre Prometheus is presenting a remarkable production of Naomi Iizuka’s...

Magic Time! A Report on ’24/7′ at African-American Collective Theater

For the 24th year, the African-American Collective Theater marked DC Black Pride Weekend with readings of seven short plays, collectively titled 24/7, all written and...

A Report on ‘Life: A Comic Opera in Three Short Acts’...

Monumental Theatre Company presented an abridged reading of a brand new musical on Sunday, May 15th at Catholic University in Washington, DC. Life: A Comic...

My Experience with Young Playwrights’ Festival and My Play ‘Room’ by...

It has been been almost a month since my play, (Room), was performed at Young Playwrights’ New Play Festival and I can honestly say...

‘Shylock Agonistes’: Howard Jacobson and Aaron Posner at Folger Theatre

On the stage of the Folger Theatre, with the vestiges of the set of Aaron Posner’s just-closed Midsummer Night’s Dream in the background, well-known...

Playwright Jennifer Barclay on the March 21st Reading of “Danny” at...

The Playwrights Collective at Centerstage, in Baltimore, gives playwrights an opportunity to workshop and share professional mentorship under the guidance of a resident regional...

Report on: ‘Suddenly Last Summmer’ and ‘Justice Disordered’ Readings at Rainbow...

One of Tennessee Williams’ bleaker, darker plays,-- the one-act dramatic cry of despair, Suddenly Last Summer (which was expanded beyond its more compressed scope...

In the Moment: The Hub Theatre’s Emerging Writers Festival

If we in the theater universe want to nurture new and emerging playwrights, I would think the earlier we are there for them, the...

(Re)Acts: ‘Forced From Home #RefugeeCrisis’ at Forum Theatre

The event had a provocative hashtag in its title: As if to reference an emergency that is tragically trending worldwide. As if to signal...

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