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Monday, January 24, 2022

Kennedy Center names ‘Next 50’ cultural leaders, nine from DC by News Desk

New initiative celebrates 50 trailblazing leaders and organizations guiding society and the next generation into the future.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:59PM
Friday, January 21, 2022

Shakespeare Theatre Company postpones ‘Our Town’ and ‘Much Ado’ by News Desk

Season is paused in hopes omicron will subside in the spring.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:53PM
Monday, January 17, 2022

Pointless Theatre returns to stage with new translation of ‘Rhinocéros’ by News Desk

Eugene Ionesco’s anti-fascist satire about herd mentality has a thing or two to say about today. With puppets.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:28AM
Thursday, January 13, 2022

Theater J program aims to diversify depictions of Jewishness onstage by News Desk

Seven $10,000 commissions available to racially and ethnically diverse Jewish playwrights to expand the canon.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:38PM
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Round House delays Natasha Gordon’s ‘Nine Night’ due to COVID by News Desk

Cases detected within the company during regular testing protocols, show rescheduled for September.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:22AM
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

DC-area theaters unite to extend COVID vax and mask requirements by News Desk

Shows go on as Theatre Washington announces continued safety efforts.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:00PM
Monday, January 10, 2022

Signature’s Stephen Sondheim tribute concert to stream free this weekend by News Desk

DC favorites Natascia Diaz, Tracy Lynn Olivera, Nova Y. Payton, Maria Rizzo, Awa Sal Secka, Bobby Smith, and more honor the musical theater giant.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:20PM

American Shakespeare Center gets new AD and sets new season by News Desk

With Artistic Director Brandon Carter and a new leadership structure, the troubled company rebounds and resumes performances in February. 

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:41PM

GMCW names its first director of development by News Desk

André Coleman picked to promote philanthropy for internationally recognized Gay Men's Chorus of Washington.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:12AM
Thursday, January 6, 2022

COVID surge prompts Ford’s to cancel ‘The Mountaintop’ by News Desk

Full run of Dr. King drama called off. Next show, 'Grace,' still on.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:39PM

Kennedy Center to celebrate ’50 Years of Broadway’ by News Desk

A star-studded concert for two performances only.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:15AM
Wednesday, January 5, 2022

As omicron surges, Dominion Stage postpones ‘Firebringer’ by News Desk

The Stone Age musical comedy to be rescheduled later in 2022 as conditions allow.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:34PM

Ford’s ‘Christmas Carol’ raises $22K for Theatre Washington Taking Care Fund by News Desk

Fund provides grants to theater professionals who face financial hardship including wages lost due to the pandemic.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:24AM
Monday, January 3, 2022

Actors’ Center to hold open call monologue auditions by News Desk

Members and non-members alike can register to audition in person or virtually.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:00PM
Friday, December 31, 2021

DCMTA 2021 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Community Theater Productions by News Desk

Here are some of the community theater productions that made an indelible impression on our writers this year.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:11AM
Thursday, December 30, 2021

Colonial Players to stage ‘The Lost Boy,’ about Peter Pan creator by News Desk

A heartwarming, fictionalized story based on the author James Barrie.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:15AM
Thursday, December 16, 2021

Adventure Theatre’s ‘Winterfest’ is a three-in-one celebration by News Desk

Productions feature stories about the magic of Chanukah, a heartwarming Christmas journey from the Philippines, and the connecting power of snow.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:59PM
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Meshaun Labrone’s harrowing film ‘Spook’ to premiere on Tubi by News Desk

Based on the haunting one-man play that debuted at Capital Fringe, a visceral exploration of American race relations, policing, and the criminal justice system.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:47PM

For DEI in the arts, pay a living wage, says new AEA report by News Desk

A national study of state and local arts agencies finds most grants lack wage requirements.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:08AM
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

‘Backstage at the Helen Hayes Awards’ interview series debuts by News Desk

A personal look into the lives that have made DC the second largest and most successful theater community in the nation.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:26PM

NextStop Theatre slates five shows for winter/spring 2022 by News Desk

'Every Brilliant Thing' | 'The Legend of Georgia McBride' | 'Nat Turner in Jerusalem' | 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' | 'Lucky Stiff'

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:48AM
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Ford’s to benefit Theatre Washington Taking Care Fund by News Desk

Inspired by the theme of charity in Dickens’s holiday classic, financial assistance to DC-area theater professionals in times of unforeseen hardship.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:14PM

In honor of World AIDS Day, historic ‘Normal Heart’ to screen Saturday by News Desk

A Q&A afterward will feature Emmy Award-winning director Paris Barclay and members of the predominately BIPOC and LGBTQ cast. 

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:11AM
Sunday, November 28, 2021

Imagination Stage begins in-person season with safety paramount by News Desk

Five live productions to bring joy to the young and very young.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:40PM
Monday, November 22, 2021

Avant Bard to stage August Wilson’s ‘How I Learned What I Learned’ by News Desk

An autobiographical solo play originally performed by Wilson himself.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:44PM
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

All-local cast to play ‘Our Town’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company by News Desk

'It feels like a sort of homecoming for artists and audiences alike.' — Director Alan Paul

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:19PM
Sunday, November 7, 2021

Reginald L. Douglas named Mosaic Theater artistic director by News Desk

Mosaic’s mission to produce transformational art that reflects DC’s diverse voices aligns with Douglas’s vision and hope for theater,

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:14PM

4615 Theatre returns to stage with ‘Housewarming Theatre Festival’ by News Desk

Featuring six short plays, a new interactive piece, musical performances, and more, the site-specific event will run four days in December.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:11PM
Thursday, November 4, 2021

Solas Nua to present U.S. premieres of digital theater from Belfast by News Desk

Streaming November 18–21: four new works from Prime Cut Productions, one of Ireland's leading theater companies.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:33PM
Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Imagination Stage’s ’10 Seconds’ to debut at MLK Library (Nov 18) by News Desk

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 22, 2021). Imagination Stage, Bethesda, Md., debuts its stage play, 10 Seconds, at a premiere event on November 18, 2021 at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library,…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:01PM
Monday, November 1, 2021

National Chamber Ensemble gets romantic with a new season by News Desk

The company's 2021-2022 season includes masterworks that have rightfully earned their status as highlights of the classical repertoire.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:47PM

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