The Christmas day rape and murder of Tricia McCauley, which rocked the DC theatre community, has resulted in the confession and sentencing of Duane Johnson, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia announced today.
Visitors to DC’s new waterfront area this July will find themselves amidst the 2018 Capital Fringe Festival crowd. Capital Fringe announced today that their upcoming festival (July 7 – 28) will be performed in DC’s southwest waterfront area. Venues already announced are Arena Stage, Blind Whino SW Arts Clubs, Westminster Church, and two 80-seat performance tents […]
Joel Markowitz, Founder and Editor Emeritus of DC Metro Theater Arts, died in his home this afternoon after a battle with Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gherig’s Disease, his brother Bruce Markowitz announced today.
Families wishing to delight children this November have more than the usual choices. Holiday shows, Christmas Carol at Ford’s and Washington Ballet’s Nutcracker at the Warner are traditional. Everyone’s favorite musical, Annie, is at Olney Theatre Center. Toby’s Dinner Theatre’s holiday musical is Miracle on 34th Street. Adventure Theatre MTC and Imagination Stage have Frosty […]
The hottest ticket in town right now is Tina Fey’s bound-for-Broadway musical Mean Girls, at the National only through December 3. According to the National’s online box office today, fans have already scooped up the majority of tickets with fewer than 30 seats remaining for many performances.
As the country grieves over yet another mass shooting and grapples with the question of what could drive anyone to contemplate such a hideous act, two productions of the Stephen Sondheim/John Weidman’s musical Assassins, which explores that question, are preparing to open in our area.
Georgia Snow of The Stage broke the news that Kwame Kwei-Armah, once his tenure as Artistic Director of Baltimore Center Stage ends this June, will become Artistic Director of The Young Vic in London.
Update – we have our winners. This contest is closed. Thanks to all who entered. More giveaways coming soon. We have 2 free pairs of tickets from Shakespeare Theatre Company to see Harold Pinter’s The Lover and The Collection at the Lansburgh Theatre.
Tonight at 7:45pm, Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters will dim their lights in honor of Sam Shepard, playwright, actor and director who died of complications of ALS on Thursday, July 27 on his farm in Kentucky.
The TheaterMania sponsored Capital Fringe winners of the Audience Choice Awards were announced tonight: Winner Best of Show – Fringe Audience Awards Hexagon 2017: Let Freedom Zing! Presented by Hexagon Winner Best Drama – Fringe Audience Awards “It’s What We Do: A Play about the Occupation” Presented by Café Aziza, Inc. EXTENDED! Winner Best Comedy – Fringe […]