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Avant Bard Announces 2018-2019 Season

For its 29th season of making theatre on the edge, Avant Bard proudly announces three mainstage productions featuring classic comedies by Shakespeare and Molière...
Christopher Dinolfo and Felicia Curry in Jefferson's Garden. Photo by Carol Rosegg.

Magic Time!: ‘Jefferson’s Garden’ at Ford’s Theatre (Women’s Voices Theater Festival)

A portrait of George Washington hangs in Ford's Theatre on the presidential box where Abraham Lincoln was shot. When you stop to think about...

Review: ‘The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington’ at...

"I do believe you darkies are trying to kill me," says Martha Washington to her house slaves in this fantastical-historical play, just opened in...

The League of Professional Theatre Women’s 2017 Awards Celebration and Big...

Founded in 1981, the mission of the League of Professional Theatre Women, a non-profit advocacy organization headquartered in New York City, is to promote...

Review: ‘Fucking A’ at Iron Crow Theatre

There is so much than can be talked about when it comes to Suzan-Lori Parks’ 2000 riff on The Scarlet Letter, the half-jokingly entitled...

Review #1: ‘Collective Rage: A Play in Five Boops’ at Woolly...

Let’s just get this out of the way. Jen Silverman’s Collective Rage: A Play in Five Boops (its full title is Collective Rage: A...

Review: ‘Yellowman’ at The Anacostia Playhouse

I first saw Dael Orlandersmith’s Yellowman at the Manhattan Theater Club in 2002, with Orlandersmith herself in the role of the dark-skinned Alma and...

Review: ‘Br’er Cotton’ at The Catholic University’s Department of Drama

It is exciting when new works of theater appear by young and promising playwrights. Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm, whose Br'er Cotton premiered last night at...

Round House Theatre Announces Its 2015-2016 Season

Round House Theatre and Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette are thrilled to announce the company’s 2015-2016 season. The diverse new season includes one world...

The Playwright’s Playground: SOURCE Festival 2014 – Interview with Playwright Elizabeth...

The Playwright’s Playground is a monthly in-depth conversation with a local female playwright in the D.C. theatre community. Female theatre artists make up more than...

The Playwright’s Playground: Part 2 – ‘Process, Autobiography, and Responsibility: An...

Female theatre artists make up more than 50 percent of those involved in the theatre, yet the number of female playwrights being produced is...

‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess’ at National Theatre by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

There are many ways of presenting blackness on stage and defining blackness, and the theater remains a venue in which to challenge, question, and...

Magic Time! ‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess’ at The National Theatre...

History hit an astounding “rewind” and “refresh” button last night at The National Theatre. An abundantly assorted audience of  Washingtonians rose as one to...

The Playwright’s Playground: Part I: ‘Adapting Porgy and Bess: An...

Female theatre artists make up more than 50 percent of those involved in the theatre, yet the number of female playwrights being produced is...

‘Venus’ at Howard University’s Department of Theatre Arts by Veronique MacRae

Howard University's Department of Theatre Arts continues its 2012-2013 season 'Reclaiming the Black Body, Identity, Discourse, and Politics' with the powerful story of Saartje...

REMEMBERING JOEL MARKOWITZ