This summer, DC Theatre Scene will be adding coverage of four major festivals to our regular review and podcast schedules. Here’s the run-down.
Source Festival – we turned up for Tech Tuesday at Source to talk with directors and actors getting ready for Week 1 of this new play festival which runs through July 13. See and hear the coverage here.
Hip-Hop Theater Festival – Poet/journalist Porscha Coleman will be covering this 5 day celebration of hip-hop culture for us The Festival is in town from July 8 – 12. It’s all free. The schedule is here. So check out this dynamic festival, and come back to read Porscha’s interviews and coverage.
Contemporary American Theater Festival runs from July 9 – August 3. Tim Treanor will take you to Shepherdstown, WV for this 5-play festival. He’ll see all 5 in 2 days, and report back. Consider a trip – it’s only 80 miles west of Washington. Here’s the schedule.
Capital Fringe Festival – I am very excited to announce that we will have 9 new reviewers from area colleges along with some of our staff reviewers giving you the low-down on the shows. Fringe runs from July 10 – 27. Tickets are on sale now from the brand new Fringe site.
It’s a lot to cover, and we hope you’ll be there with us, telling us what you saw and felt, keeping the conversation going.
And at summer’s end – get ready to vote for your favorite shows from the past season in DC Theatre Scene’s Audience Choice Awards. Don’t know about them? Click here for last season’s nominees and to listen to our big Awards Show.