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DC Metro Theater Arts Founder Joel Markowitz is remembered during the In Memoriam section of the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards. Photo by Mukul Ranjan Photography.

Remembering Joel Markowitz on His Birthday

We at DC Metro Theater Arts are taking time today to remember Founder and Editor Joel Markowitz on what would have been his 61st birthday. Joel remains in our hearts every day as we strive to keep his legacy alive through our work with DC Metro Theater Arts, the publication that he created and built […]

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Photo by Mukul Ranjan Photography.

Photo highlights from the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards!

The 2018 Helen Hayes Awards gave the DC theater community a chance to relax, recharge and reflect on a great year of theater. Two productions of In the Heights dominated the evening, with GALA Hispanic Theatre’s production taking home nine awards, including Outstanding Production in a Musical – Helen. Olney Theatre Center’s joint production with […]

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2018 Helen Hayes Awards Co-Hosts Alyssa Wilmoth Keegan and Michael J. Bobbitt. Photo by Nicole Hertvik.

Hosting the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards: Michael J. Bobbitt and Alyssa Wilmoth Keegan Talk About their Lives On and Off the Stage as They Prepare for DC Theater’s Big Night Out

Forget the Oscars, the Emmys, and the Tonys. Here in the nation’s capital, there is only one award worth talking about. And that’s the Helen Hayes, honoring the best of DC’s theater professionals for more than three decades. This year, when the ceremony begins—on May 14th at the Anthem, the newly-built concert venue on the […]

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In Their Own Words: Helen Hayes Nominees React to 2018 Nomination News

The 2018 Helen Hayes Awards nominations were announced last night at a festive and familial reception from Washington, D.C.’s National Theatre. As the night began, aspiring nominees, Helen Hayes judges, and theater professionals milled around the Helen Hayes Gallery of the National Theatre for an hour of hors-d’oeuvres and camaraderie. TheatreWashington President Amy Austin then […]

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