Life in DC can be utterly chaotic and overwhelming. In her new play, Cristina Bejan piles on the daily DC stressors – balancing work, school, family, and friends – which led to the ultimate mental upset in Finally Quiet In My Head. The play is a journey bridging the gap between the end of adolescence […]
A roundup of some of this week’s theatrical news and notes from Disney’s Newsies, DC Black Theatre Festival, Will on the Hill from Shakespeare Theatre Company, Wolftrap, Synetic Theater and Happenstance Theater.
South Carolina isn’t the first place that comes to mind when considering good theatre, but there are several gems ‘down south’ just waiting to be sought out. One South Carolina theatre company is making its way to the Nation’s capitol to participate in the DC Black Theatre Festival with their newest hit stage play Confessions […]
– Playwright Patrice Cassedy writing about her new play debuting at the 2014 DC Black Theatre Festival – A few days after Trayvon Martin was killed, my husband and I ate out in Burbank, California, where I was working on a musical. Steve and I are white, the owner and wait-staff black. All of them […]
Emotions and anticipation ran high from the start of the performance last night as Glenn Alan, DC Black Theatre Festival executive director, gave a proud introduction to the Living Legacy Series.
Max Garner is a Baltimore writer whose two person play Sphere: The Thelonius Monk Story, directed by Rosalind Cauthen, will be at Woolly Mammoth Theatre this weekend as part of the DC Black Theatre Festival.
This past weekend the third annual DC Black Theatre Festival kicked off its weeklong showcase. Between now and July 1st over 150 performances by local and international artist will take place across the District.
A big, fresh wave of new people and plays hits DC next Saturday, with the kickoff of the third annual DC Black Theatre Festival. From June 23 to July 1, the festival will showcase a massive collection of theatre work all around town, much of it created by out-of-town artists.
The 2012 DC Black Theatre Festival takes place June 23 – July 1st. According to the audition announcement just received, last year’s festival, which showcased 53 productions plus late night shows, gave work to more than 350 actors. This year’s auditions will be before 20 playwrights, producers, directors and theatre groups. To be considered, email […]