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Saturday, August 21, 2021

Rockville Little Theatre announces 74th season by News Desk

A hilarious farce, a psychological thriller, and a boisterous classic—all live and onstage again at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:50AM
Friday, August 20, 2021

Rep Stage announces three-production in-person season by News Desk

The Helen Hayes Award–winning company reopens with a song cycle, a world premiere, and a new staging of an American classic.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:04PM

Spooky Action announces three plays for live reopening by News Desk

The imaginative company's 2021–22 season launches October 7 with Will Eno's 'The Realistic Joneses.'

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:05AM

Folger names Karen Ann Daniels artistic director and director of programming by News Desk

The theater and the Shakespeare library choose a leader with roots in community engagement.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:01AM
Thursday, August 19, 2021

Arts on the Horizon brings back ‘By the Seashore’ outdoors by News Desk

The sensory-filled production takes children age 0–6 on a magical journey to the beach.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:00AM
Wednesday, August 18, 2021

The Edge of the Universe Players 2 to present audio play #2 by News Desk

Memories and mortality echo through 'Laughter in the Shadow of the Trees'—a rediscovered BBC radio play by American playwright James Prideaux.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:39PM
Friday, August 13, 2021

The Little Theatre of Alexandria launches dynamic new season by News Desk

The company's 2021-22 lineup includes comedies, thrillers, mysteries, an August Wilson classic, and more.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:31PM
Sunday, August 8, 2021

Solas Nua debuts gay-themed visual short story set in Dublin and DC by News Desk

A digital hybrid of literature, animation, and theatrical storytelling by DC-based artist Jeremy Keith Hunter and Dublin-based artist John King.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:59PM
Friday, August 6, 2021

Constellation to open ‘Moon Man Walk’ both in person and streaming by News Desk

A sweet, soulful tale by award-winning playwright James Ijames that goes to the moon and back.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:50PM
Thursday, August 5, 2021

DMV theaters unite to require proof of COVID vaccination by News Desk

Policies in effect through December also mandate masks for audiences.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:03PM
Sunday, August 1, 2021

‘The Bluest Eye’ to open Dominion Stage’s 72nd season by News Desk

Lydia R. Diamond's adaptation of the acclaimed Toni Morrison novel explores the legacy of racism for a community, a family, and an innocent girl. 

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:04PM
Saturday, July 31, 2021

Olney’s 83rd season keeps promise to reflect whole community by News Desk

Shows include two world premieres, two area premieres, 'The Music Man' with a deaf-and-hearing team, and a groundbreaking 'Beauty and the Beast.'

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:17PM

Woolly announces a season of artists ahead of their time by News Desk

Coming soon: projects put on pause because of the pandemic, a Pullitzer Prize–winning new musical, a live run of a streamkng hit, a national tour, and more.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:18AM
Friday, July 30, 2021

Jane Franklin Dance to kick off season in art gallery August 27 by News Desk

A new dance by Roxann Morgan Rowley about resilience will be performed by dancers over 40.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:06PM
Thursday, July 29, 2021

1st Stage announces live theater lineup, outdoors and in by News Desk

The 2021–2022 season begins with three solo shows outside at The Boro, then returns to home stage for four premieres.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:02PM

Free family-friendly theater from Synetic to pop up in parks by News Desk

Beloved by audiences of all ages, 'The Miraculous Magical Balloon' tells of a traveling actor and his trunk full of toys, tricks, and surprises.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:29PM

GALA’s daring and diverse new season to tackle freedom by News Desk

The local landmark for Latino performing arts announces three main stage productions, a flamenco festival, theater for young audiences, and more.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:26PM
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Due to variant concern, DC theatergoers still reluctant to return, says new study by News Desk

And 7 in 10 favor allowing only vaccinated patrons to attend.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:30PM

 Six art-inspired films kick off Alliance for New Music-Theatre season by News Desk

In-depth cross-cultural collaboration and community engagement to include Black Georgetown Cemeteries Project and Youth Chorus pilot program.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:13PM
Friday, July 23, 2021

Sterling Playmakers to stage ‘Godspell’ for our time in need of healing by News Desk

The updated script comes from the Broadway revival. The show can be enjoyed both live and online.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:04PM

Virtual Repertory Theatre to Zoom original adaptation of ‘The Great Gatsby’ by News Desk

The young bicoastal company retells F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic story about how the realities of money and class impact the ability to dream.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:38PM

Studio Theatre to stage eclectic five-play season in revamped building by News Desk

Highlights include the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, a three-dimensional graphic novel, a world premiere, and the new Victor Shargai Theatre.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:15AM
Thursday, July 22, 2021

Ford’s to present free ‘Come From Away’ concert at the Lincoln Memorial by News Desk

The event September 10, 2021, commemorates the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:28PM
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Creative Cauldron presents Roz White and The Kennedys live this weekend by News Desk

All-outdoor 2021 Summer Cabaret and Concert Series starts with Helen Hayes Award–winning star.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:33PM

NextStop Theatre to reopen fully with fall season in person by News Desk

Three-show lineup includes a comedy, a musical, and a classic action adventure favorite.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:00AM
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

New troupe to gender-bend ‘Twelfth Night’ at the DC War Memorial by News Desk

A new adaptation with pop music, performed by Her Majesty & Sons al fresco.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:52AM

Everyman Theatre’s all-live 2021/22 season kicks off in August by News Desk

Six-play lineup includes family hits, award-winning Broadway plays, updated American classics, and world premieres.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:12AM
Monday, July 19, 2021

Theater Alliance to premiere Psalmayene 24’s hip-hop musical ‘The Blackest Battle’ by News Desk

A love story that calls attention to Black-on-Black gun violence, the film is half music video, half graphic-novel-come-to-life.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:26AM
Sunday, July 18, 2021

Have supper outside with a side of Shakespeare at City of Fairfax Theatre by News Desk

Student actors will perform a whirlwind of excerpts from the Bard bookended with monologues, sonnets, or scenes performed by adults.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:00PM
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Signature Theatre picks Matthew Gardiner as AD, sets 2021/22 season by News Desk

Coming soon to Shirlington: ‘RENT,’ ‘She Loves Me,’ ‘The Color Purple,’ two world premieres, a DC premiere—plus ‘KPOP' musical at the Anthem.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:07PM

Perisphere Theater to stage R. Eric Thomas’s comic ‘Time Is On Our Side’ by News Desk

DC-area premiere of award-winning play about queering history.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:48PM

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