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Friday, September 22, 2023

Charm City Fringe Festival returns to Baltimore by News Desk

Ten-day festival promises joyous reunion for Baltimore's artistic community after pandemic hiatus.

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Sunday, September 17, 2023

Lauren Gunderson and Seema Sueko among artists selected for Olney Theatre Center’s Vanguard Arts Fund in 2023/24 by News Desk

Collaborative projects to be workshopped tackle the adaptation of a Hawaiian epic and a musical about women's gymnastics.

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Solas Nua to stage new script by KenCen playwrighting honoree Leo McGann by News Desk

Belfast playwright's 'The Honey Trap' to feature film and stage star Jonathan Holmes in a psychological thriller about The Troubles of Northern Ireland.

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Spooky Action Theater announces 2023/24 season by News Desk

A lineup of dynamic plays with global perspectives under new artistic director Elizabeth Dinkova.

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Friday, September 15, 2023

Theater Alliance’s 2023/24 season will be Raymond O. Caldwell’s last by News Desk

The award-winning producing artistic director will step down in June after three shows centering community, journeys and homecoming.

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Thursday, September 14, 2023

36th annual Hispanic Heritage Awards to premiere September 29 on PBS by News Desk

2023 honorees include Omar Apollo, Café Tacvba, Cesar Conde, Siete Family Foods and Wisin.

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Friday, September 8, 2023

Elizabeth Bruce and Michael Oliver launch ‘Theatre in Community’ audio interviews by News Desk

The series of in-depth conversations about the history, challenges, and innovations of the local theater landscape will continue through March 2024.

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Rorschach Theatre announces 25th anniversary season by News Desk

Lineup includes zombies, robots, lake monsters, and much more.

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Sunday, September 3, 2023

The Edge of the Universe Theater to present Harold Pinter’s ‘The Caretaker’ by News Desk

The company's first show since its 2022 Capital Fringe production of Caryl Churchill's 'A Number' opens September 29 at the Writer's Center in Bethesda.

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Thursday, August 31, 2023

Washington National Opera presents world premiere of ‘Grounded’ by News Desk

Composed by Jeanine Tesori with a libretto by George Brant adapted from his eponymous play, 'Grounded' stars mezzo-soprano Emily D'Angelo in her WNO debut.

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Tuesday, August 29, 2023

New comedy ‘Larry, the Big-Time Broadway Producer’ to open in Warrenton by News Desk

Triune Entertainment's first full-length production is by celebrated author and Broadway insider Peter Filichia.

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Shakespeare Everywhere Festival lineup announced by News Desk

Six DC arts institutions present seven unique productions across 12 weeks under the umbrella of the festival, which also includes lectures, workshops, and other special events.

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Neil Patrick Harris to direct ‘tick, tick… BOOM!’ at Kennedy Center by News Desk

Tickets go on sale this week for highly anticipated production, opening January 26 at the Eisenhower Theater.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre announces 30th-anniversary season by News Desk

The Frederick, Maryland, company to feature two regional premieres and a brand-new holiday musical.

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Martin Sheen and Melissa Fitzgerald to exchange ‘Love Letters’ at Kennedy Center by News Desk

In celebration of National Recovery Month (September), the 'West Wing' stars will perform A.R. Gurney's unique two-character play three times only.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Performance artist Brian Feldman flips the script by News Desk

He invites you to star in the sequel to his 2015 Capital Fringe hit, 'Dishwasher.'

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Friday, August 18, 2023

Anthony Green’s ‘GAY Love Jones’ to celebrate queer love, DC, and poetry by News Desk

'There can never be enough queer romance in this world,' says the playwright, 'because the people deserve it.'

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District Improv Festival returns for weekend celebration September 8-10 by News Desk

Headlining performers are Will Hines and Jim Woods, longtime performers from the Upright Citizens Brigade.

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Thursday, August 17, 2023

Janet Stanford, Imagination Stage founding AD, announces retirement by News Desk

She will depart the company in summer 2024 after 30 years at the youth arts powerhouse.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Avant Bard sets 2023/24 season with Kathleen Akerley as new partner by News Desk

Akerley joins Sara Barker and Alyssa Sanders on leadership team. Next up: Scripts in Play festival, a co-production with Longacre Lea, and a DC premiere.

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Monday, August 14, 2023

Avant Bard Theatre to bring Victoria Woodhull to the Arlington County Fair by News Desk

The ghost of the first woman to run for U.S. president will be performed live by DC actor Sara Barker on August 18 and 20.

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Saturday, August 12, 2023

Keegan Theatre announces 2023/24 season by News Desk

Lineup includes a Sondheim musical, two comedies receiving their DC premieres, and two audience favorites back by popular demand.

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Friday, August 11, 2023

Compass Rose Theater announces 2023/24 season by News Desk

'Sylvia,' 'I and You,' 'The Gin Game,' and 'The Music Man' bring laughter, thought-provoking drama, and song to Annapolis.

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Thursday, August 10, 2023

Olney Theatre Center extends National Players hiatus by News Desk

The touring company has been on hold since the Omicron wave. Renovations to the Olney campus necessitate a further delay.

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Folger Shakespeare Library postpones public reopening until 2024 by News Desk

Revised renovation timeline, as well as updates to Folger's 2023/24 theater season, will be announced this fall.

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Thursday, August 3, 2023

Ford’s Theatre announces cast and creatives for ‘Something Moving: A Meditation on Maynard’ by News Desk

New play by Pearl Cleage about Atlanta's first Black mayor is directed by Seema Sueko and features an all-local cast.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2023

New performance work by Psalmayene 24 to open at Joe’s Movement Emporium by News Desk

'Out of the Vineyard' brings to life interviews with descendants of enslaved families who filed lawsuits for their freedom in Prince George's County.

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Monday, July 31, 2023

Mosaic Theater Company to premiere searing new comedy by Psalmayene 24  by News Desk

Directed by Reginald L. Douglas, 'Monumental Travesties' explores race, memory, and the often privileged act of forgetting.

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‘Hamlet,’ ‘Coriolanus,’ and ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ to cap American Shakespeare Center’s 35th season by News Desk

ASC veteran actor Meg Rodgers to play Hamlet and Artistic Director Brandon Carter to play Ophelia.

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Thursday, July 27, 2023

In a coffee shop, Solas Nua and Dublin’s Murmuration present an audio-play by News Desk

'One Moment Now,' an immersive and theatrical aural-experience, can be heard at Eaton DC’s Baker’s Daughter.

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Monday, July 24, 2023

4615 Theatre Company to sunset at end of year by News Desk

The Helen Hayes–winning small company will conclude operations with its summer programming, followed by a celebration of 10 years making theater.

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