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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...

Vote for Your Favorite Center Stage Write Now, Play Later Play...

In October, after several seasons of success with their Wright-Right-Now (“WRN”) program – the micro-commissioning series in which playwrights produce patron-prompted short plays on...

Magic Time! ‘Straight White Men’ at The Studio Theatre

Playwright Young Jean Lee’s audacious title refers to the particular—the white widowed father (Ed) and his three grown sons (Drew, Jake, and Matt) who...

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...

See Your Stories Made into Theater: Center Stage’s “Wright Now Play...

See Your Stories Made Into Theater: Center Stage’s Wright Now Play Later Starts TODAY Today, Monday, October 10, 2016, Center Stage is taking the next...

Magic Time! ‘(Re)Acts: #Orlando’ at Forum Theatre

Live theater is not where we turn to learn the news in real time. We have TV and Twitter and plenty other frenzied feeds...

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...

A Report on ‘Black Lives Black Words’ at The Columbia Festival...

The Columbia Festival of the Arts stretched its more traditional boundaries to bring Black Lives Black Words on Saturday, February 20, 2016. This was a dramatic reading...

A Report on A New Works Reading of ‘Another Country’ by...

The annual Maryland Opera Studio New Works Reading has a twofold mission – to give young artists the opportunity to collaborate with living composers...

Reading of ‘Noura’ at Georgetown University’s Myriad Voices: A Cross-Cultural Performance...

On my explorations into the local universe of  university theater, I’ve sighted some terrific stuff. Most of it  I’ve written about for DCMetroTheaterArts (see...

Magic Time!: Blown Away by a Bible Story Midway Through the...

To date I have been to 20 productions and one staged reading that are officially in DC's Women's Voices Theater Festival (11 of which...

Magic Time!: A Report on the Women’s Voices Theater Festival Reading...

The Kennedy Center’s entry in the Women’s Voices Theater Festival was a one-night-only reading of Roe, a new two-act play by Lisa Loomer that...

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