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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...

The Wright Stuff

NNPN: A National Impact from a Little Officeby Hannah Hessel Ratner

At this year's Helen Hayes Awards – to be celebrated April 6 – the National New Play Network (NNPN) will receive the...

The Wright Stuff

Adventure Theatre: A New Yellow Brick Roadby Hannah Hessel Ratner

The stories we experience in childhood frame how we see the world. Theatre, movies, and books become invaluable sources for understanding what’s around us. For playwright, dramaturg and all-around theatre savant Jacqueline E. Lawton, the...

The Art of the Actor

Metro Stage: Two Actors Enter the “Small Space of the World”by Otis Ramsey-Zöe

The Island by Athol Fugard, John Kani, and Winston Ntshona was first performed at Metro Stage in 1991...

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The 2015 Helen Hayes Award: Moving Forward!by Norman Allen

After a 30th Anniversary marked by an awards presentation that doubled as a cocktail party and schmooze fest, this year’s Helen Hayes Awards – on April 6 – will look and feel very different. A communal thumbs-up has already been...

Theatre News

What to Know Before You Goby Dan McEvily

Please take a moment to review the following information. This will ensure that you understand what to expect so you have an extraordinary evening: 
 

1. When and Where to Go

At Rise

Flying V: Genre-Defying Aniello Award Recipientsby Jamila Reddy

If Flying V doesn’t sound like the name of a conventional theatre company, it’s because it’s not supposed to. Founded in 2011 with a mission to align the experience of theatregoers with that of music and comic book fans, Flying...

Theatre Roundup

Weekend Roundup: Leading Ladiesby Dan McEvily

Each week, theatreWashington will provide you with a list of things to do for the upcoming weekend. This week's Roundup is in honor of International Woman’s Day on Sunday, March 8. These 7 shows all feature brave and talented leading...

On That Note!

Toby’s Dinner Theatre: Munsey Offers a ‘Big Comedy Hug’by Norman Allen

On That Note! focuses on the individual artists who come together in the process of creating a work of musical theatre. This week, actor Lawrence Munsey uncovers the power of a long term actor-director collaboration and its salutary effects...

Theatre Roundup

Weekend Roundup: By Land, Sea, Air...or Time?by Dan McEvily

Each week, theatreWashington will provide you with a list of things to do for the upcoming weekend. This week's Roundup features 7 shows whose settings change based on land, air, or sea transportation. But let’s not forget that these...

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