The first post-Kwame Kwei-Armah season at Baltimore Center Stage will feature the classics: established, new and aspiring. It will start off with one of the most celebrated plays in the American canon and close with a world premiere by a Lorraine Hansberry award recipient, and feature two recent Tony laureates.
The Contemporary American Theater Festival’s annual 3-week July celebration will feature five world premieres and a recent work by “This is Us” producer and screenwriter Bekah Brunstetter.
What do you think of this script for a possible Merchant/Ivory film? Fade in on Melissa, a young, very three-dimensional woman, sitting on a lounge chair in her underwear. Tina, her faithful maid, comes in to tell Melissa that her lover is at the door — with another man. They reminisce about Melissa’s first date […]
NextStop Theatre Company has offered professional theater to Herndon, VA and environs for five years, but for years before that the theater’s venue was home to one of the best community theaters in the DMV, the Elden Street Players. Thus the company has decided to kick off its sixth professional season (and the 30th season […]
Maria Manuela Goyanes, The Public Theater’s Director of Producing and Artistic Planning, will be the new Artistic Director of Woolly Mammoth Theater, the company announced today.
There will be a whole lotta theater going on at Olney Theatre Center next season. In addition to its nine-production subscription series, Artistic Director Jason Loewith and his crew will welcome The National Players for two summer productions, stage three Theater for Young Audience productions, produce the concert version of three audacious musicals and present, […]
Synetic Theater has dialed up its customary quota of Silent Shakespeare productions for its 2018-2019 season, but the new theatrical year will also mark another production for Synetic Family Theater and the company’s New Voices project.
For 2018-2019, Ford’s Theatre has opted for a season of magic and optimism in which the corrupt are smited, the stingy are enlightened, wrongs are righted and children are delighted.
A fantasy about a high school teacher who becomes a Presidential double and then the de facto President when the real President suffers from a scandalous illness will open a season for Arena Stage which is otherwise mostly about some of the most dramatic — and real — events of world history.
What becomes a legend most? For the Shakespeare Theatre Company, celebrating the final year of its artistic director since 1986, Michael Kahn, it will be this: two Shakespeare plays, a new adaptation by frequent collaborator David Ives, a bit of 1940s agitprop, a 19th-century novel transitioned into a new play, and a new adaptation of […]