Before opening to wide acclaim on Broadway in 1982, and before Donny Osmond began a decade-long run as the title character in film and on stage, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat made a name for itself with staged concerts.
On January 25, 1996, a new musical by an unknown writer who had tragically died the night before, opened Off-Broadway at the New York Theatre Workshop, and the landscape of theater changed forever.
Audiences for Václav Havel’s Protest will be seeing it underground less than a mile from the White House in a performance space virtually unknown to theatregoers until this week. They will leave the bustle of Dupont Circle, and descend into the formerly abandoned trolley station that is Dupont Underground, entrance at 1500 19th Street NW, […]
Creative Cauldron is presenting the world premiere of Kaleidoscope, a new musical by Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith, that examines Alzheimer’s disease through the eyes of a legendary Broadway performer on what she thinks is her comeback tour.
Rorschach Theatre’s co-artistic director Randy Baker has penned some intriguing plays over the years—memorable shows such as Dream Sailors and After the Flood. His latest, Forgotten Kingdoms, is currently making its world premiere on the stage of the Atlas Performing Arts Center.
The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington by James Ijames, will have its DC premiere as the first-ever production for the Ally Theatre Company.
The world premiere of Midwestern Gothic is being staged at Signature Theatre’s intimate ARK Theatre marries music, lyrics and orchestrations by Josh Schmidt and book and lyrics by Royce Vavrek. Signature Theatre associate artistic director Matthew Gardiner, the musical’s director, told us it came about through Signature’s American Musical Voices Project.
When Audrey Bertaux takes the stage as Lisa Kron at the beginning of Well, being staged at 1st Stage, her character will explain to the audience that the play is not “about my mother and me” despite the fact that the play very much does explore the relationship between the playwright and her force-of-nature mother Ann.
Over the course of the next two months, the Kennedy Center will showcase the work of five of the theater’s preeminent directors from across the globe: Robert Lepage, Carlos Diaz, Sulayman Al Bassam, Peter Brook, and Lev Dodin.
With St. Patrick’s Day only a week away, and “Danny Boy” heard in many a pub, Solas Nua, the DC based company dedicated to Irish arts, is presenting the American premiere of Fiona Doyle’s Coolatully, which tells the tale of other young men facing the need to leave home.