Photo by Brian Allard

Jerry Daniel, Marcela Ferlito, and Alfredo Sánchez in Teatro de la Luna's production of Turkish Tango [Tango Turco]

Photo by Scott Suchman

Stacy Keach and Edward Gero in Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2.

Photo by Liza Harbison

Wendy Nogales and Esther Gross in Young Playwrights' Theater's 2014 New Play Festival

Photo by Joan Marcus

Susie Sokol, Vin Knight, Mike Iveson, and Ben Williams in Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's production of Arguendo.

Photo by Teresa Wood

Ron Rifkin, Richard Thomas, and Khaled Nabawy in Arena Stage's production of Camp David.

  • On Friday, May 2nd, Maureen McGovern, Donna McKechnie, Andrea McArdle, and Faith Prince hit the stage at The Music Center at Strathmore. Click here for details.

  • On Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 6:30pm, GALA Hispanic Theatre will host its annual Noche de Estrellas benefit event honoring arts, community, and philanthropic leaders from the Washington region and celebrating GALA’s rich artistic vision and youth education programs.

  • The American Century Theater is pleased to announce that the Arlington Community Foundation has awarded them a Community Enhancement Grant of $2,500 for their upcoming production of Judgment at Nuremburg, by Abby Mann. Judgment at Nuremberg will be directed by Helen Hayes recipient, Joe Banno, and will run May 30 – June 29 at Gunston Arts Center, Theatre Two, in Arlington.

  • Arena Stage will host the Voices of Now Festival, a four-day event featuring original works of theater written and performed by nine different youth ensembles from the internationally renowned Community Engagement program. The festival will bring together more than 100 artists, ages 11-24, from D.C., Maryland, and Virginia who have been working with professional theater artists from Arena Stage for the past year to devise original one-act plays. The 2014 ensembles will come together May 14-17, 2014 to perform and discuss their work.

  • During the Sunday, May 18th performance of Three Men in a Boat (To say nothing of the Dog), Synetic Theater will provide childcare at its Studio just down the hall from the theater. For $5 per child, parents can drop their children off to play theatre games while they enjoy the show. Drop off begins at noon and all children must be picked up by 4pm. Click here for more details.

  • For their April Irish Popcorn!, Solas Nua will be screening Silence at RíRá Georgetown on Monday, April 28th, at 7pm.


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Webcast of the 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards

On Monday, April 21, over 1,800 members of Washington theatre -- from audiences to supporters to theatre professionals and artists -- came together to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2013 season. 

Whether you were there with us...


Live Blog from the 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards


Good evening! The party is already underway here at the 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards. A Nominee Reception, hosted by Craig Pascal and Victor Shargai, started things off at 6:00 this evening, paying tribute...

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What to Know Before You Go

This year’s Helen Hayes Awards is a party and awards in one and unlike anything we’ve done before.  We want you to know everything you need to know to feel comfortable about how the evening will work.