The 2011 DCTS Audience Choice Awards polls closed Wednesday night at midnight, and the results showed that, even though area residents weathered an earthquake and Hurricane Irene, they took time to remember the theatrical season and let their voices be heard.
The finalists of the Audience Choice Awards have been chosen, and we are about to open voting for the final round to select the winner in each category.
Registration to vote for the 2011 Audience Choice Awards closes Wednesday, Aug 24th at midnight. Everyone signed up by then will have the opportunity to vote both in the first round, which closes Thursday night, Aug 25th, and in the final round to choose among the top 3 winners, which opens Friday, Aug 26th with […]
Voting opened this morning for the fifth annual DCTS Audience Choice Awards in which the staff of DC Theatre Scene nominate the best productions and performances from the previous season, and the audience is invited to vote for their favorites. “We are very proud of the work appearing on our stages.” Lorraine Treanor, editor of […]
A musical is an odd beast, and one which does not occur in nature. When was the last time that you, while crowding into the Metro, or pouring coffee for your sweetie, or advising on the debt ceiling, broke into song? Me neither. But it happens all the time in musicals, and at the most […]
The rap on the wrap-up of the 2010/2011 Hispanic Theatre season in Washington D.C. is that as far as audiences are concerned, GALA Hispanic Theatre and Teatro de la Luna must be doing something right. In spite of funding cuts, the two Spanish-speaking theater groups have enjoyed strong box office support, garnered positive to enviable […]
The press has spoken . The judges have spoken. Now it’s your turn. Since 2007, DC Theatre Scene has been asking its writers to name the best productions and performances of the theatrical season just ended. We then turn it over to you, our readers, to show your appreciation for all the work done by […]
With the Audience Choice Awards nominations being announced soon, it is a good time to consider and honor my favorite contemporary plays which debuted in the Washington area during the 2010-2011 season just ended. While I enjoy fine productions of Shakespeare, Edward Albee, Tennessee Williams and the other great playwrights, new works are important for […]
Our annual Audience Choice Awards recognizes the best productions and performances of the 2010/11 DC area theatrical season. Our staff is busy compiling their nominations, and soon we will turn it over to you to vote for your favorites. On Monday, August 15th, we’ll begin with a mini-series looking back on some of the season’s […]