June 17, 2013 — Tickets for the 2013 Capital Fringe Festival went on sale this morning, the festival announced.This year, audiences will be offered 128 shows, in 738 performances, in 18 venues. Single admission tickets will be $17 each. Package deals range from $60 – $300. The Fringe button, required for festival attendance and good […]
DCTS Guide to Capital Fringe 2013
2013 CAPITAL FRINGE FESTIVAL July 12 – 28, 2013 Daniel McCullough’s Fringe tweet wins him a pair of tickets to Miss Saigon
U. S. premiere of McPherson play caps off Quotidian’s next season
Quotidian Theatre’s 2013-2014 season, it’s 16th, will be composed of three plays by notable Irish or Irish-American playwrights.
Netflix renews Slings and Arrows in time for our summer viewing series
Fans of the hilarious Canadian TV series Slings and Arrows will be relieved to know that Netflix, which had planned to sunset it on June 1, has responded to howls of protest – including ours – and renewed the show for another year.
Renee Calarco and Natascia Diaz at Adventure Theatre MTC next season
The Twelve Days of Christmas, Renee Calarco’s new play based on the world’s longest Christmas song, will highlight Adventure Theatre MTC’s 2013-2014 season. It will feature Deidra LaWan Starnes as a partridge who needs to put the Christmas season together despite warring turtledoves, missing golden rings, and geese who have defected to Florida. Forum Theatre’s […]
Broadway celebrates its biggest night with a spectacular Tony Awards
Last night’s Tony Awards show deserves its on Emmy. Right now. In case you missed it, here’s Neil Patrick Harris and the casts of nearly every musical on Broadway doing the opening number: Quick rundown: Kinky Boots won Best Musical and Pippin, Best Musical Revival. Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike won […]
Meet our 2013 Capital Fringe staff
This year’s coverage of Capital Fringe will be bigger than ever thanks to our talented crew which includes writers, editors and general managers of the mayhem.
Marc Shaiman breaks his silence on the music (and troubles) of Smash
Smash, which finished its run on NBC just about a week ago, was certainly a lot of things, and inspired a lot of mixed responses in those who watched the show. Even those who defended it fervently couldn’t claim it was consistently good.
5 DCTS writers included in Jacqueline Lawton’s interviews with women theatre critics of DC
Jacqueline E. Lawton, DC based dramaturg, teacher and playwright (her play The Hampton Years officially opens next Monday at Theater J) has made time in her busy schedule to include a feature rich blog on her Web site.
Michael Stebbins, outgoing Artistic Director, returns to act in iconic role in Rep Stage’s next season
Michael Stebbins, whose eight-year tenure as Rep Stage Artistic Director ended earlier this month, will appear in next season’s production of the solo play, I Am My Own Wife, the company announced yesterday.
Drama Desk 2013 nominees include shows with ties to the Washington area
The 2013 Drama Desk nominees were just announced by Linda Lavin and John Lloyd Young at 54 Below. Among the productions receiving multiple nominations which Washington audiences have been able to see are Giant by John LaChiusa, which debuted at Signature Theatre in 2009 and Steppenwolf Theatre’s production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? the […]
Brian Childers returns May 6 with one night Evening with Danny Kaye
On May 6th, Brian Childers will perform a special “Evening with Danny Kaye” to benefit the theatre company which handed him the role of a lifetime.