Photo by Stan Barouh

Anne Shroeder, Megan Schwartz, Ishmael Edwards, and Jess McKay in Compass Rose Theater's production of CATS

Photo by Laura DiCurcio

Nora Achrati and Jacob Yeh in Imagination Stage's production of Wake Up, Brother Bear

Photo by Margot Schulman

Joe Sampson, Patrick Noonan, and Tiernan Madorno in Shear Madness at The Kennedy Center.

Photo by Kristin Jackman

Jen Bevan, Elliott Kashner, and Yoni Gray in Molotov Theatre Group's production of Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Lou Liberatore, Rena Cherry Brown, Tim Getman, Susan Rome, and Tom Wiggin in Theater J's production of The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures

  • Unexpected Stage Company will host a Theater Quizzo fundraiser at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, December 8, 2014. Theater fans are invited to compete for prizes ranging from theatre tickets to more lighthearted prizes. Taking place at The Barking Dog (4723 Elm Street, Bethesda, MD), the $16 suggested admission ($13.50 when purchased in advance) will benefit Unexpected Stage Company.

  • MetroStage will host a Pay-What-You-Can performance of A Broadway Christmas Carol on Tuesday, November 25th at 8pm (minimum $10). No reservations for PWYC, but for all other tickets call 703-548-9044.

  • GALA Hispanic Theatre is pleased to present La Nueva Ola: Films from Mexico, Cuba & Spain, a film festival with an exciting line up of screenings, showing December 3-7, 2014.

  • The Welders has named Bob Bartlett as their new artistic director. Bartlett will lead the company through mid-2015. He succeeds Caleen Sinnette Jennings, who served as the company’s artistic director during the development and production of her own critically acclaimed play Not Enuf Lifetimes. Allyson Currin, author of the critical and box-office hit The Carolina Layaway Grail, was The Welders’ inaugural artistic director.

  • On March 30, 2015, Signature Theatre will honor the multiple Tony Award®-winning Broadway playwright and director James Lapine with the company’s sixth Stephen Sondheim Award. The award will be presented at a black-tie Gala Benefit at the Embassy of Italy. The Sondheim Award Gala will benefit Signature Theatre’s artistic, education, and community programs.

  • The Shakespeare Theatre Company has launched FREE WILL, a new initiative that will distribute 1,000 free tickets to every mainstage production of its 2014-2015 Season. This program expands the mission of the annual Free For All to make theatre completely accessible for all residents of the DC Metro area. FREE WILL launches with As You Like It, and will continue through the season, building up to summer 2015 and the celebration of the 25th annual Free For All performance.

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