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Kathie Lee Gifford joins the cast of NextStop’s Into the Woods

TODAY show co-host Kathie Lee Gifford will be the voice of the Giant’s Wife in NextStop Theatre’s upcoming production of Into the Woods, the company announced today. In so doing, she joins Dame Judi Dench, Glenn Close, and Angela Lansbury who have lent their performances to the Act 2 agony of the Giant’s widow.

Washington’s theatreWeek 2014 starts April 14

April 10th 2014 by Keith Loria Leave a Comment

Have you noticed the creative promotions for theatreWeek in Metro stations around the area or in your newspaper this week and wondered what it was? Well, it’s nothing short of one of the biggest theater promotions ever held in our area, with an emphasis on showcasing the multitude of professional theaters in our area by [...]

Comedy? Tragedy? Folger voting could go either way.

Folger Theatre’s entry into March Madness titled Bracket of the Bard has come down to the final two. Voting today has been so close, it’s impossible to predict whether Much Ado About Nothing or King Lear will emerge as the audience’s favorite Shakespeare play.

Bracket of the Bard ends Friday, April 11 at 5pm.  Enter [...]


Gunderson’s I and You wins $25,000 Steinberg/ATCA Award at Humana Festival

April 8th 2014 by Tim Treanor Leave a Comment

Lauren Gunderson, whose I and You played at Olney Theatre Center to significant critical and audience success, has won the prestigious Steinberg/ATCA award for that play, the American Theatre Critics announced Saturday night at the Humana Festival in Louisville, Kentucky.

The award identified I and You as the best new play produced by regional theater [...]

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