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Monday, September 27, 2021

Final inning for ‘Toni Stone’ is a fans’ outing at Nats Park by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Views from the free streaming event courtesy of Arena Stage

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:00PM
Friday, September 24, 2021

Four safe, fun shows for fall from NextStop by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Revised season programming and rigorous health protocols.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:14PM
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Woolly Mammoth commits its ‘badass theater’ to ending ableism by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

For the entire season, accessibility will be built into productions from the get-go rather than tacked on at the end.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:13PM

ExPats Theatre to stage gut-wrenching war drama Pankrác ’45 by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

In a prison in Prague in 1945, five women stand accused of Nazi collaboration.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:59AM
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Emergent Seed to showcase grant winners at Art All Night on Saturday by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Free music, spoken word, and visual art in an unmatched setting.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:20AM
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

‘Blackest Battle’ from Theater Alliance promises a visual knockout by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Filmed as half music video and half graphic-novel-come-to-life, Psalmayene 24's hip-hop musical looks to be a stunner.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:17AM
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Neil Simon’s classic farce ‘Rumors’ up next at Little Theatre of Alexandria by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

It's not home alone on Zoom; it's live on stage where comedy belongs.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:16AM
Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Theater Washington: No HHAs this year, major restructuring to come by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

In an announcement online today, Theater Washington announced suspension of Helen Hayes Awards for 2021 and major internal changes to the nomination process going forward. A statement on the…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:05PM
Thursday, May 13, 2021

Monumental adopts landmark policy against discrimination and harassment by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Monumental Theatre Company takes "a definitive, proactive step to empower its community members and create a culture of safety, equity, and inclusivity." The post Monumental adopts landmark …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:18PM
Sunday, May 2, 2021

Making actor-centric art, new Virtual Repertory Theater Collective goes ‘Wilde’ by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Fans of Oscar Wilde will be treated to The Importance of Being Earnest in two livestream performances by Virtual Repertory Theatre Collective on Zoom May 8 and 9, 2021. The new company, foun…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:35PM
Sunday, March 28, 2021

New survey shows young talent are staying hopeful despite pandemic by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Despite the ongoing pandemic, high school and college arts students are cautiously optimistic and still committed to pursuing their dreams of being a part of the arts community, according to…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:14AM
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Art, ritual, and connection to meet up at ‘Shrines’ by the Arcanists by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

The Arcanists, creators of the cult-hit interactive variety show The Tarot Reading, have devised a new site-specific experience called Shrines, led by multi-award-winning scenic and costume…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:39PM
Saturday, March 6, 2021

How Imagination Stage is making sure the kids are okay during COVID by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

A new guard is stepping in at Imagination Stage, led by longtime Artistic Director, now Producing Artistic Director Janet Stanford. Rounding out the leadership trifecta are Meghann Babo-Shro…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:48PM
Thursday, March 4, 2021

How do we love in the time of COVID? Rep Stage counts ten ways by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

For its first production since shutdown, Rep Stage explores how love can help us connect and heal in a time of isolation and unrest. The fully produced, filmed theater event of ten original …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:07AM
Thursday, February 11, 2021

Meet the talented teens who won Mosaic’s playwriting contest by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Mosaic Theater Company announces and celebrates the talented winners of its inaugural Playwriting Contest for high school students. Each winning play will receive a reading by professional a…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:49PM
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

The year that COVID canceled live theater and a revolution came to life by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Theater history will long remember that 2020 was the year that COVID canceled live performance. It canceled lots else, of course, including, tragically, hundreds of thousands of lifetimes. B…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:37AM
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Theater Alliance kicks off eight nights of protest plays by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

True to its mission—to present “socially conscious, thought-provoking work” that engages audiences “in active dialogue”—Theater Alliance has launched a series of eight short play…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:08AM
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Meshaun Labrone’s two Capital Fringe hits to be filmed for streaming by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Meshaun Labrone—the actor, writer, musician, and former DC Police officer whose solo stage plays Spook and Power! Stokely Carmichael were Capital Fringe hits—recently signed a production…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:42PM
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

All the latest 2020 Helen Hayes Awards and more by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

The 2020 Helen Hayes Awards—recognizing outstanding work produced on Washington-area stages in 2019—are being celebrated as a series of virtual events, from August 31 to September 11, 20…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:39AM
Friday, June 5, 2020

Lobbies closed by COVID reopen to support #BlackLivesMatter by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

“We call on theaters to #OpenYourLobby in support of protestors,” said the impassioned post on social media. Do not equate the property violence of protestors to the massive, state-sanct…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:33AM
Monday, April 20, 2020

DCMTA Spring 2020 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Community Theater Productions, Performances, and Design Elements by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Normally we who cover theater for DC Metro Theater Arts collect our favorites as the year draws to a close, but this has not been a normal year. In mid-March the 2020 season was interrupted …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:00PM
Saturday, April 11, 2020

DCMTA Spring 2020 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Design Elements in Professional Productions by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Normally we who cover theater for DC Metro Theater Arts collect our favorites as the year draws to a close, but this has not been a normal year. In mid-March, the 2020 season was interrupted…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:20PM
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

DCMTA Spring 2020 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Performances in a Professional Production by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Normally we who cover theater for DC Metro Theater Arts collect our favorites as the year draws to a close, but this has not been a normal year. In mid-March the 2020 season was interrupted …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:10AM
Sunday, April 5, 2020

DCMTA Spring 2020 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Professional Theater Productions by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Normally we who cover theater for DC Metro Theater Arts collect our favorites as the year draws to a close, but this has not been a normal year. In mid-March, the 2020 season was interrupted…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:30AM
Friday, March 27, 2020

Financial help for theaters and individuals to offset COVID-19 losses by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

During these difficult, uncertain times of the COVID-19 pandemic, we at DCMTA want to inform the theater community about financial relief that becomes available to nonprofits and individuals…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:56PM
Monday, March 23, 2020

4615 Theatre Company launches first livestream performance tonight by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

Surprise! 4615 Theatre Company is thrilled to announce its first piece of #quarantinetheatre: a live online reading of This Vessel Is A Fragile Thing, by DC-based playwright Britt A Willis. …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:45AM
Friday, March 13, 2020

An open letter to the DMV theater community by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

As passionate theater lovers and as members of the DC Metro Theater Arts leadership team, we applaud the DMV theaters that have announced closure or postponement of current and upcoming prod…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:15PM
Thursday, January 2, 2020

DCMTA 2019 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Design Elements in Professional Productions by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

As the year draws to a close, we asked DCMTA writers to think back on the shows that left an indelible impression on them in 2019. In this category, outstanding professional design, we recog…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:12PM
Monday, December 30, 2019

DCMTA 2019 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Performance in a Professional Production by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

As the year draws to a close, we asked DCMTA writers to think back on the performances that left an indelible impression on them in 2019. Here are the professional performances that made the…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:33AM
Wednesday, December 25, 2019

DC theater community mourns passing of Victor Shargai by Dc Metro Theater Arts Staff

We were saddened to learn of the passing of Victor Shargai. The philanthropist and Helen Hayes Award founding board member passed away yesterday. His loss will be felt by the many theaters a…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:32AM

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