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10 Questions — Nova Y. Paytonby Manny Strauss

  1. First show you saw:
    The Wiz (national tour) with Stephanie Mills.
  2. First involvement in a theatrical production:
    I was 3 yrs old and a flower in a...

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Nova Y. Payton: A Star that Shines Brightby Ellyn Wexler

More than seven years before her birth, Nova Y. Payton’s fate was sealed. The DC native has proven her mother’s prescience in deciding to name her not-yet conceived daughter after a bright star. Payton just received a Helen Hayes Award for...

Theatre News

Shakespeare Theatre Company to Receive Regional Tony Awardby Manny Strauss

One week after the 28th Helen Hayes Awards, Washington theatre continues to receive national recognition: The American Theatre Wing announced today, May 1, 2012, that the Shakespeare Theatre Company has been named the 2012 recipient of the...

The Theatre Experience

A Community Celebrating Craftby Cristen Kennedy

On Monday night I had the privilege of attending the Helen Hayes Awards and what a night it was! I moved to Washington DC from NYC in August of 2011. For all of the theatre being done in NY, there is little to no sense of community or belonging...

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Linda Levy Grossman's Testimony on Funding for the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (4/26/12)by Linda Levy

Good afternoon. My name is Linda Levy Grossman. I’m the President and CEO of theatreWashington. We represent, promote, and support Washington area theatres, theatre . . .

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The 28th Helen Hayes Awardsby Deryl Davis

April 23, 2012 was a night for celebrating Washington area theatre and theatreWashington, dropping names, and making proclamations. An opening musical number headlined by Awards hosts and actresses Felicia Curry and Holly Twyford highlighted the...

The Theatre Experience

Why Go to New York?by Anonymous

Who knew the Warner Theatre could hold millions? For one night, 2,261,509 audience members, 84 theaters and producing organizations, 805 productions and readings, and 9,903 performances were together in one place. For one evening, the Warner...

Theatre News

Alexandra Linn -- I Love Washington Theatre Contest Winnerby Manny Strauss

Alexandra Linn was one of two winners of theatreWashington's I Love Washington Theatre contest. Her winning essay follows: All DC’s a stage! At least that is how I feel as a young professional actor new to Washington DC. In just five months in...

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Cristen Kennedy -- I Love Washington Theatre Contest Winnerby Manny Strauss

Cristen Kennedy was one of two winners of theatreWashington's I Love Washington Theatre contest. Her winning essay follows: I was a shy wall flower in school. Always the awkward one — short, chubby, glasses, hand me down clothes, a musician. I...

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The Theatre Experience

Getting Noticedby Deryl Davis

With 84 theatres, producing organizations and festivals in the Washington area, how does a new one get noticed? Receiving The John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company certainly is one way. The Award, established to honor the...

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