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On That Note!

Creative Cauldron: Why We Tell The Storyby Norman Allen

On That Note! is a monthly feature that explores the making of musical theatre. This month we look at Once On This Island, a Caribbean-inspired musical that opened...

Class Act

Theatre Lab: Collaborating for a Worthy Causeby Norman Allen

Class Act is an occasional series highlighting theatre education programs in the Washington area. For a complete listing of all that’s available, visit theatreWashington's ...

Theatre Roundup

Weekend Roundup: Uncle Sam's Opening Actby Anonymous

Each week, theatreWashington provides you with a thematic list of things to do for the upcoming weekend. This week's Roundup features seven shows that put the spotlight on the multi-faceted world of politics and government. There's...

Theatre Roundup

Weekend Roundup: Redefining Successby Anonymous

Each week, theatreWashington will provide you with a list of things to do for the upcoming weekend. This week's Roundup features 10 shows that focus on various characters’ sense of disillusionment and the powerful affect it has on their...

The Wright Stuff

The Welders: The Birth of a Suicide Playby Hannah Hessel Ratner

“I have a wacky curiosity with suicide cults and group suicide,” playwright Bob Bartlett admits. Bartlett’s play happiness (and other...

The Art of the Actor

Round House Theatre: Joy Zinoman Returns to the Stageby Otis Ramsey-Zöe

Joy Zinoman, Founding Artistic Director of Studio Theatre, certainly needs no introduction. Her decades of work speak for themselves. As Director of Curriculum and Teacher Training at the theatre’s Acting Conservatory she continues to have...

Blog

A Letter from Kurt Crowlby Kurt Crowl

In announcing the retirement of President and CEO Linda Levy, Kurt Crowl, Chair of theatreWashington’s Board of Directors, shared this open letter with Washington area theatergoers and theater-makers.

To the Washington...

At Rise

First-Time HHA Nominations for Rising Companiesby Jamila Reddy

The Helen Hayes Awards -  to be presented tonight at the historic Lincoln Theatre – offer an opportunity for emerging theatre companies in the...

Final Bow

Actor and Storyteller Kevin Boggsby Alexander Strain

The theatre community lost a friend and colleague on March 13, 2015 with the passing of actor and storyteller Kevin Boggs. Guest writer Alexander Strain shares his memories of times shared on stage and off.

On That Note!

Ford’s Theatre: Freedom’s Song Rings Outby Norman Allen

When actor Kevin McAllister takes on the role of a fugitive slave who survives to become a Union soldier, he feels the burden of history. “It’s a nightly challenge,” he says, “to honor those who have gone through this. You...

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