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.
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.
GALA Hispanic Theatre’s 42nd season will feature four mainstage plays, including two world premieres, as well as films, dance, and a weekend of solo shows.
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 […]
Folger Theatres’ 2017-18 season, announced yesterday morning, will be full of plays by the usual gang: Shakespeare, Congreve, Shaw. But not everything will seem familiar.
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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Here are my preferences – not predictions – for the 2017 Tony Awards, in keeping with a tradition I’ve been maintaining for a decade. I am a critic, not a seer or a bookie. We’ll learn the choices of the Tony voters soon enough.