“Just what kind of man would abandon his son?” This is the central question writer/performer W. Allen Taylor has been asking in his twenty-year running play In Search of My Father … Walkin’ Talkin’ Bill Hawkins now at Atlas Performing Arts Center.
For eight years, the Intersections Festival has been bringing some of DC’s best performance artists to the H Street venue, Atlas Performing Arts Center, and this year’s nine jam-packed days will be no exception. Performances include vocal, choral, opera, visual arts, video, film, writing, sculpture, photography and spoken word. This celebration of the wide diversity of artists in […]
As the 2016 Atlas Intersections Festival celebrates its seventh anniversary, two events will add to the excitement. H Street’s newest restaurant will donate all of its weekend revenues to the Atlas Performing arts Center. And the long-awaited DC Streetcar begins service Saturday, February 27th, following a brief ceremony at 10am at 13 & H Streets SE. Service, and the […]
Imagine creating theatre for an audience that has never seen a play before; that responds freely and fully to the unfolding story, sounds, and images; that hops, spins, and jumps on stage when invited to join in; that takes in the world with total wonder.
Stay Awake, Mary Hall Surface’s new play for very young audiences debuts October 2, 2-15 at Atlas Performing Arts Center. She is a four-time nominee for the Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play and five-time nominee and 2002 recipient of the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Direction. Round House Theatre, Folger Theatre, National Gallery […]
Theater lovers will once again have lots to look forward to, as the 6th Annual Intersections Festival returns to the Atlas Performing Arts Center over the next three weekends. Of course, the festival offers more than just great theater; it also has performances in music, film, opera and dance—more than 100 in total gracing Atlas’ […]
Can children ever escape the sins of their fathers and mothers? In their electric, incisive premiere of playwright Caleen Sinnette Jennings’ Not Enuf Lifetimes, The Welders wade into the cycles of pain and redemption that define American families of every economic and racial stripe.
As the centerpiece of H Street NE, Atlas Performing Arts Center has seen the neighborhood transition from blight to bee’s knees in the span of a decade. A movie theater fallen into disrepair, the space was purchased in 2001 by the Atlas Performing Arts Center and repurposed as a multiple venue arts center. Once flicked […]