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Royals roil each other in Folger’s bold new season

April 24th 2014 by Tim Treanor Leave a Comment

Folger Shakespeare Theatre’s 2014-2015 will focus on the political and the historical, the company announced yesterday, including a production of Friedrich Schiller’s Mary Stuart which will feature two of the area’s best actors, Kate Eastwood Norris and Holly Twyford, as rival queens.

Cast of Hair sings for the Washington Nationals crowd

“I feel like it’s one of the greatest achievements of our career. I feel more proud than I’ve ever felt of anything,” Susan Marie Rhea, co-director of Keegan Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of Hair, told Metro Weekly. Unless you’re already a lucky ticket holder, there’s no chance of hearing the ensemble perform Hair, as the [...]

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 [...]

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