Photo by C.Stanley Photography

Jon Hudson Odom and Laura C. Harris in Forum Theatre's production of Passion Play

Photo by Scott Suchman.

Amber Iman, James Hayden Rodriguez, Nathan Lucrezio, and Dan Sharkey in the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of Man of La Mancha.

Photo by Lauren Alexander

Jack Novak and Phillip Reid in Imagination Stage's production of Blue

Photo by Joan Marcus

Sandra Shipley, Charles Edwards, Susan Louise O’Connor, Angela Lansbury, Charlotte Parry and Simon in the National Theatre's production of BLITHE SPIRIT.

Photo by Chris Banks

Michael Anthony Williams and Doug Brown in MetroStage's production of The Island.

  • Breaking News! The Fringe Bar at Capital Fringe headquarters, 1358 Florida Avenue, NE, will open at 7 pm on Monday, April 6, for a live-streamed screening of the Helen Hayes Awards webcast, set to begin at 8. It’s the perfect opportunity to raise a glass among friends, and celebrate the Washington theatre community’s stellar accomplishments in 2014.

  • Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company (641 D Street, NW) will host Pay-What-You Can preview performances of Lights Rise On Grace
    on March 30 & 31 at 8pm. Tickets are sold at the theatre each evening two hours prior to showtime. Two per person, cash or check only.

  • Tune in to WAMU 88.5 FM Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1 from noon to 2pm as Kojo broadcasts his show live from the Anacostia Playhouse.

  • Join Epic Productions on March 31st, 2015 for a cancer benefit performance of I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change in the Mulitz-Gudelsky Theater Lab at Olney Theatre Center. Proceeds of the performance Carlin Kenney & Family. For more information, please click here

  • Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company will be inviting audiences to attend pre- and post-show “House Lights Up” events during April, curated by Woolly Mammoth’s Connectivity Department, that coincide with the fourth production of Woolly’s Season 35, Lights Rise on Grace by Chad Beckim, directed by Michael John Garcés. For events and dates, please click here.

  • SCENA Theatre will host a reception celebrating Norwegian culture following the March 28 performance of The Norwegians at the Anacostia Playhouse (2020 Shannon Place, SE). Mingle with members of the Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Norwegian Society of Washington, DC, SCENA's Artistic Director Robert McNamara, and the cast of The Norwegians while enjoying a glass of wine.


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