Just announced – Psalmayene 24 will join Mosaic Theater’s Senior Artistic Staff where, over the next three years, the DC playwright and director will create new works, participate in Mosaic’s community outreach programs and audience interactions and initiate a new Directors/Playwrights Cohort. This is being made possible by an award from The National Playwright Residency […]
I Am Her, a personal story that propelled this writer to take to the stage
For three nights in Woolly Mammoth Theatre’s classroom space, first-time playwright Amanda Moskowitz will be telling her story. The play, I Am Her, and performance were not part of this writer’s life plan, but when Jewish Women International (JWI) sent a call for women to submit their #MeToo stories, it triggered her own history of […]
Review: The Washington Ballet presents three impressive world premieres
“With any new endeavor,” said Washington Ballet’s Artistic Director Julie Kent before Friday night’s performance, “there is an element of risk – and excitement.”
Women’s Voices Theater Festival: 2 months to see 24 plays by women
In the fall of 2015, the inaugural Women’s Voices Theater Festival, showcased 62 female-penned world premiere plays. The festival was a rousing success, garnering interest in the playwrights and inspiring other women to write for the theater. According to the festival, 13 productions by 17 playwrights went on to enjoy subsequent performances.
Stoppard’s The Hard Problem at Studio Theatre (review)
The opening scene of The Hard Problem, Tom Stoppard’s latest play since 2006’s Rock and Roll, reminds you of the opening scene from Stephen Sondheim’s musical Passion. Two half-naked beautiful young people loll in bed, all aglow in afterglow and up for a chat.