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30th annual Helen Hayes Awards recipients

Tonight, we’ve just finished our 3 part coverage of the Helen Hayes Awards.

You’ll find the photos here, then links to all the articles.

Our Helen Hayes Awards coverage continues.  Last night, John Dellaporta’s Twitter account lit up with social coverage including a dance video. He signed off at 1:30am, as he hopped [...]

Our coverage of the Helen Hayes Awards has already begun!

We’ve got the Helen Hayes Awards covered!  Showtime tonight is 7:30pm at the National Building Museum. Christopher Henley will be near the stage covering the presentations, while DCTS photographer Ryan Maxwell roams the event. We’ll have their results to you tomorrow morning.

Meanwhile, it’s 6:45pm and our coverage has already begun. John Dellaporta (@johndellaporta) is [...]

DC voters give Shakespeare’s scathing comedy the win in Folger’s March Madness

April 21st 2014 by Tim Treanor Leave a Comment

Much Ado About Nothing, a riotous play which features the scathing wordplay of the world’s most famous love-hate relationship, Beatrice and Benedick, scored an upset victory over the legendary King Lear in the final round of Folger Theatre’s March Madness tournament, which, like the basketball tournament, ended in April. The margin was 53-47%.

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.

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