2015 Helen Hayes Awards celebration, reflections on legacy

There is something mysteriously wonderful about Theater Alliance’s Black Nativity sweeping the Helen’s Outstanding Musical, Musical Direction and Ensemble Awards with the cast standing on the stage that meant so much in our cultural history. 

Tim and Eric with Dr. Steve Brule, offbeat comedy at the Lincoln

At the Lincoln Theater last Thursday, Tim and Eric came on stage wafting incense burners, chanting in prayer, “Praise Hosanna, Praise Rang, Praise Hosanna, Praise Rang.” They took the pulpit as Skott and Behr, two talk show ministers who cast stones at the other’s failings while preaching far from the fold of any organized religion. […]

DC Mayor Gray announces new plan for the Lincoln Theatre

“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” opens a 4 week run today DC Mayor Vincent Gray announced yesterday that the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities would take over management of the Lincoln Theatre, the legendary U Street venue where Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald once played, myfoxdc.com reported.

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