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Playwright Sam Hamashima and Director Kathryn Chase Bryer Discuss Hub Theatre’s...

Once again Fairfax’s Hub Theatre will be introducing a new playwright, and a new play that highlights America's common humanity, to a wider DMV...

‘A People’s History’ at Capital Fringe Will Rock Your Worldview

I remember being so bored by my high school American history class that I got a D in it. This was not normal. My...

Chamber Dance Project Brings ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’...

‘‘Do I dare/Disturb the universe?” asked T.S. Eliot’s protagonist in the confessional modernist masterwork “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock." Through a world-premier...

A ‘Life-Affirming’ Journey: Playwright Samuel A. Simon and Actor Chuk Obasi...

“It is what I am supposed to do in my life,” The Actual Dance playwright Samuel A. Simon told me in a phone interview....

Legendary Puppeteer Bill Diamond Helps Bring ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ to...

The Workhouse Arts Center has someone special working closely with its upcoming production of that fan favorite, Little Shop of Horrors--Emmy Award-winning puppet fabricator...

Bassist Carlos Henriquez and His All-Star Octet Pay Tribute to Dizzy...

Last week, DCMTA caught up with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) bassist Carlos Henriquez via telephone on a rainy day in Chicago to...

‘Love’s Labor’s Lost’ Director Vivienne Benesch Finds Inspiration in Folger Reading...

Actor, director, and administrator Vivienne Benesch has many credits to her name. She is the Producing Artistic Director of the PlayMakers Repertory Company in...

Behind the Scenes at Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Props Warehouse

Staging an epic that involves a bloody chain of events in “a deluge of violence,” as the Shakespeare Theatre Company describes The Oresteia, requires...

Tandavam Events’ Radhika Rao Discusses Indian Classical Dance and ‘Trilochana’

If you are not from the great sub-continent of India or do not have any Indian friends, you might be forgiven for not knowing...

Artistic Director Matt Bassett Discusses Hub Theatre’s DC Premiere of ‘The...

In the Hub Theatre’s first full production under Artistic Director Matt Bassett, the company will be producing The Burn by playwright Philip Dawkins. The Burn...

Cynthia Erivo Brings ‘Legendary Women’s Voices’ to the Kennedy Center

Cynthia Erivo may as well call the Kennedy Center home. Having previously performed with the National Symphony Orchestra, the intimacy between Erivo and the...

Christian Sands Brings ‘Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour’ to Strathmore March...

The East Coast has the Newport and DC jazz festivals. The Midwest claims the world’s largest free jazz extravaganza, the Detroit Jazz Festival. The...

Preview and Commentary: ‘Eugene Onegin’ at Washington National Opera

Opening night in any form of theater is a big deal, but this Saturday’s opening of Eugene Onegin at Washington National Opera carries extra...

The Providence Players Present ‘Oleanna’ at Falls Church’s Italian Café

Expanding its reach into the Northern Virginia community, the Providence Players of Fairfax are producing a special limited engagement of David Mamet’s Oleanna. The...

4615 Theatre’s Director and Design Team Discuss World Premiere of ‘Separate...

True to its current mission of producing a provocative blend of classical and contemporary work, inspiring audiences to explore the echoes and resonances of...

Signature in the Schools Premieres ‘The Spoken Word’ February 22

Regional Tony Award recipient Signature Theatre continues its singular Signature in the Schools program with another original production written and directed by Joe Calarco....

From Amsterdam to the Kennedy Center: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performs February...

In a 2008 poll of the world’s leading music critics by Gramophone Magazine, the Amsterdam-based Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (RCO) was selected as the greatest...

Shu-Chen Cuff and Gin Dance Company Return to Atlas Intersections Festival...

Shu-Chen Cuff and her Gin Dance Company are returning to perform at the celebrated DC Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival. “We are thrilled to be part of the...

Preview: Piano Legend Leon Fleisher’s 90th Birthday Celebration

Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor has long been a feeder line for pilgrimages by aspiring performing artists to Juilliard and other New York institutions. Not everyone...

Jane Franklin and Fax Ayres Meld Dance and Photography in ‘Second...

The upcoming Second Glance at Alexandria’s Athenaeum promises to cross artistic boundaries to produce the uniquely dramatic in a highly original venture. So what is...

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