Addiction binds and tears apart the characters in Quiara Alegria Hudes’ potent and poetic play Water by the Spoonful, currently casting a pensive spell over Studio Theatre.
Archives for March 11, 2014
Six plays in progress shared by Playwrights’ Arena at Arena Stage
In July of 2010, Arena Stage announced a revolutionary idea: five promising young playwrights would receive a regular salary from the company, including health insurance, and access to company resources so that they could work on their art without the distraction of the wolf at the door. Three and a half years later, the jury […]
Anacostia Playhouse to receive the Washington Post Leadership Award
Just announced – There comes a moment, amidst the excitement of revealing the recipients of the year’s Helen Hayes awards when a Washington Post executive steps into the spotlight to honor one organization whose significant achievements help further the quality of life for the communities they serve.
A blockheaded wooden puppet is hero of Pinocchio, a cautionary tale for children about the importance of obedience winsomely staged in a co-production between the Faction of Fools and NextStop theatre companies.
Horror the norm at Molotov Theatre Group
Don’t let the name fool you. As part of its tradition of bringing the best Grand Guignol (an almost forgotten genre of French theater horror) to the stage, the Molotov Theatre Group is presenting Anthony Neilson’s morbidly themed Normal.
New plays and a new holiday musical highlight Round House Theatre’s next season
Round House Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette has unveiled the lineup of plays for the Bethesda company’s 2014/15 season. During the new season, Round House will produce a modern American classic, a new musical, two contemporary comedies, a potent new drama, and a compelling new version of a classic. One production is an American […]