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.
Capital Fringe Festival has posted its schedule a few weeks early to give Fringe fans the chance to make plans and take advantage of money saving offers. This year, Capital Fringe runs from July 6 – 30, three weeks for all shows plus an invitation-only extension week.
This year’s ceremony was held at the historic Lincoln Theatre with E. Faye Butler and Lawrence Redmond as co-hosts, followed by an after-party hosted at Washington’s legendary 9:30 Club Our coverage will continue soon: Christopher Henley promises something a little unexpected from his visits with the guests. And Ryan Maxwell was at the 9:30 Club to capture the cast […]
The Rainbow Theatre Project, whose ambition it is to present “plays and musicals that reflect the unique experiences, interests and history of the LGBTQ community,” has announced a 2017-2018 season composed of two full productions and two staged readings.
Carolyn Griffin and I, co-producers of the Cabaret in Tribute to Joel Markowitz on May 1, 2017, thought we had a handle on all the details. But there was one surprise. Minutes before the house opened, a TV crew from Fox 5 News arrived. While the anchor narrating back at the studio got a few mentions wrong, […]
“Break a leg.” We say it, but what theatre tradition does it stem from? Dorothy Stanley explains on one of the hundreds of podcasts available on DCTS. Theodore Bikel, Maurice Hines, Larry Redmond, Alice Ripley, Kimberly Gilbert, Harry Winter. Shows like Glory Days, Peter and Wendy, Mojo Mickybo, Sycamore Trees. Many of these surprisingly intimate interviews were […]
The DC theatre community celebrated the storied accomplishments of theatre lover Joel Markowitz last night at Alexandria’s MetroStage with an evening of music from some of Washington’s brightest musical stars, interspersed with videos from Broadway stars and snippets of podcasts from his years with DC Theatre Scene. Centered in the program was the presentation of a lifetime […]
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Thursday, April 20: Jim Lokay of Fox 5 News interviewed Joel Markowitz on his battle to fight ALS, and the importance of continuing his legacy work at DCMetroTheaterArts.com.