Two announcements from companies who produce in a single calendar year, rather than on the traditional theatre schedule of fall to summer.
Straight from tonight’s announcement at the Helen Hayes Gallery of the National Theatre. Here are the nominees for the Helen Hayes Awards. The 33rd Helen Hayes Awards ceremony will be held May 15, 2017 at the historic Lincoln Theatre on U Street followed by an after-party at the nearby 9:30 Club. Tickets will be available March […]
Those involved in producing theatre in our area in 2016 will be holding their collective breath as nominees for the 2017 Helen Hayes Awards are announced tonight. On what is conceivably one of her busiest days of the year, Amy Austin, theatreWashington’s “I’ve got this” President, took a moment to give us some appreciation of the work that goes into producing tonight’s […]
The Women’s March on January 21st is expected to draw hundreds of thousands to the Mall area for a demonstration which begins with activities at 8am, followed by the official rally at 10am.
As hundreds of thousands of visitors descend on the Nation’s Capital for the Inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, over 500 theatres here and around the country will participate in The Ghostlight Project a collection of candlelit gatherings that will happen simultaneously around the nation on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.
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Friends and family of Tricia McCauley set up memorial fund: Health Insurance for Theatre Professionals
As close friends and family of Tricia McCauley, who was viciously murdered on Christmas Day, prepare for her private funeral, public celebrations of her life are being planned around her birthday, February 25th.
In our look back at 2016, we tallied the number of roles played by area actors. One of the surprises was that 68 actors were cast in between 4 and 6 shows. Dawn Ursula, however, surpassed that. Last year, she appeared in 7 productions: Dot at Everyman Theatre, Angels in America, Parts 1 and 2 at Round House Theatre, Redder Blood at […]
In the waning days of 2016, I’m remembering the lesson learned by George Bailey, and in particular that horrifying scene when he saw what Bedford Falls would have been like if he had never been born. Or, in our case, if we had to close.