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Constellation dips its toe in the twentieth century, then its back to myth

April 23rd 2014 by Tim Treanor Leave a Comment

Constellation Theatre, which has built its reputation on authentic stagings of classical plays, announced that its three-play 2014-2015 season will consist of two relatively modern plays and a play drawn from one of the great myths of India.

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%.

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