Photo by Elizabeth Kemmerer

Terence Heffernan, John Morogiello and Rebecca A. Herron in Best Medicine Rep's Philosophus

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Josh Adams and Robert Bowen Smith in Rorschach Theatre's Reykjavik

Photo by Lock and Company

The cast of NextStop Theatre Company's The Wolves

Photo by the Puppet Co

the Puppet Co's production of The Velveteen Rabbit

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Christopher Geary (front) with Max Woertendyke, Tony Manna, John Austin, Alex Piper, Joseph Carlson and Elliott Bales in Arena Stage's Kleptocracy

Photo by DJ Corey Photography

Alexander Strain and Amanda Forstrom in Constellation Theatre Company's The Master and Margarita

Photo by Scott Suchman

Christopher Bloch, Bueka Uwemedimo, Michael Russotto, Eric Hissom, Erik King and Craig Wallace in Ford's Theatre's Twelve Angry Men

Photo by Brittany Diliberto

Alison Luff and R.J. Foster in Folger Theatre's Nell Gwynn

Photo by Joshua McKerrow

Nate Ruleaux and Clay Vanderbeek in Annapolis Shakespeare Company's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Cyndii Johnson and Shannon Dorsey in Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's BLKS

Photo by Scott Suchman

Matthew Rauch and Cara Ricketts in Shakespeare Theatre Company's Richard The Third

Photo by Margot Schulman

Sophie Schulman, Emily Kester, Alexandra Palting, Jaysen Wright, Jessica Lauren Ball and Chris Rudy in Imagination Stage's Anatole: Mouse Magnifique

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Chelsea Mayo, Wood Van Meter and Lexi Langs in Washington Stage Guild's Gulf View Drive

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Gary-Kayi Fletcher, Clayton Pelham, Jr. and Thony Mena in 1st Stage's The Brothers Size

Photo by Margot Schulman

Aaron Shields, Brigid Cleary, Danny Bernardy, Soneka Anderson in Shear Madness at The Kennedy Center.

Photo by Yassine El Mansouri

Heather Gibson, Moriamo Temidayo Akibu and Alicia Grace in The Kennedy Center's She a Gem

Photo by Christopher Mueller

Solomon Parker III, Iyona Blake, Nova Y. Payton, Korinn Walfall and Kevin McAllister in Signature Theatre's Ain't Misbehavin'

Photo by Stan Barouh

Malinda Kathleen Reese and Gregory Maheu in Olney Theatre Center's Once

Photo by Jeri Tidwell Photography

Cathy Mundy, David Bosley Reynolds and MaryKate Brouillet in Toby's Dinner Theatre's Gypsy

Photo by Ryan Maxwell

Max Gerecht and Nathan Butts in Adventure Theatre MTC's Huckleberry Finn's Big River

Photo by Stan Weinstein

Víctor de la Fuente and Horacio Peña in GALA Hispanic Theatre's El viejo, el joven y el mar (The Old Man, the Youth, and the Sea)

Photo by Christopher Banks

Colleen Delany and Morad Hassan in Mosaic Theater Company of DC's SHAME 2.0 (With Comments from the Populace)

Photo by Teresa Wood

Meg Gibson, Kevin Kilner and Ephraim Birney in Studio Theatre's Admissions

Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography

Carolyn Kashner in Prologue Theatre's Grand Concourse

  • Playwright Hansol Jung's plays “knit together the agonies of Korean history, the restless excitement and anxiety of the tech age, and the shapes of loss and longing.” Catch one of two Pay-What-You-Can performances of her play "Among the Dead" Feb 14-15 at 8pm at Spooky Action Theater. Reserve PWYC tickets online for only $10 or pay what you will at the door before performances.

  • Join Keegan Theatre February 11-17 for a full week of new womxn-written and womxn-directed 10-minute plays, one-act plays, and cabarets as part of their 2nd WOMXN on Fire Festival. Building on the success and audience feedback of the 2017-18 festival, this year the festival will feature even more 10-minute plays, one-act plays, and cabarets all fully staged in rep. Over the course of a week, audiences will have the opportunity to interact with an exciting and eclectic grouping of all new works by local, womxn playwrights.

  • Mosaic Theater Company's 2018-2019 Reading Series continues on Mon, Feb 11 & Tues, Feb 12 at 7pm with THE SHOOTING GALLERY by Aaron Davidman, directed by Michael John Garcés. Tickets $15. Davidman's searing and heartfelt world premiere performance piece about one of the most divisive issues in America today follows his travels around the country to chronicle our nation's love affair with guns and the brutal consequences that lay in its wake.

  • Rorschach Theatre holds PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN performances this week for their world premiere of Steve Yockey's "Reykjavik", directed by Rick Hammerly. PWYC are Fri, Feb 8 & Sat, Feb 9 at 8pm, and Sun, Feb 10 at 3pm. Performances are at the Silver Spring Black Box (next to the AFI Silver Theatre).

  • Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company has Pay What You Will performances of BLKS Mon, Feb 4 and Tues, Feb 5 at 8pm. Tickets are on sale thru the TodayTix app or website. The show is at 8pm.

  • Catch Annapolis Shakespeare Company's next CONCERT AND CABARET SERIES offering with "Rock Around the Clock" a 1950's CABARET, ONE NIGHT ONLY - Sun, February 10 at 7:30pm. Travel to the fabulous 1950's for an original and marvelously theatrical show.


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2019 Helen Hayes Awards Nominations

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