The National Theatre is giving up its hemp and sand rigging system. Rebecca Cooper, writing for Washington Business Journal, posted the fascinating backstage story today.
No other play now on area stages has been more enhanced by its soundtrack than Theater Alliance’s Still Life with Rocket. Matthew Nielson’s underscored music, sound effects and songs of this collaborative production are so perfectly tuned to the performances, it is difficult to imagine the play without them.
The box office for Capital Fringe has just opened, and, on this opening day, we begin our Fringe coverage with a preview of John Morogiello’s Blue Over You.
Playwright A. R. Gurney died Tuesday, June 13, 2017 in his home in New York City. He was 86. A native of Buffalo, NY, the beleaguered city appeared as the setting for some of his 86 plays. Among his most produced were The Dining Room (1982), The Cocktail Hour (1988), the gift to actor couples everywhere, Love […]
Two of the most important awards of the evening received short shrift on the broadcast. The great Broadway actor James Earl Jones received the Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Award at the Tony Awards tonight. Only a short clip of his speech was broadcast. Here it is in its entirety. Kevin Moriarty, the artistic director of […]
We are very pleased to share this announcement with you. Washington, DC, June 9, 2017—The editors and publishers of DC’s two major theater websites—DC Theatre Scene and DC Metro Theater Arts—today announced plans to join forces to cover this year’s Capital Fringe Festival, which kicks off July 6, 2017, with 70 openings in six days.
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Just announced – Howard Shalwitz will be leaving his position as the artistic head of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, a position he has held for nearly forty years, at the end of the 2017-2018 season.
UPDATE: All tickets are gone. The giveaway is closed. Thanks to the generosity of Creative Cauldron, we can award 15 pairs of tickets to the closing weekend of the new musical Kaleidoscope.