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Photo Flash: First Look at Signature Theatre's SIMPLY SONDHEIM World PremierePhoto Flash: First Look at Signature Theatre's SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre is currently staging Simply Sondheim, the world premiere special event celebrating Stephen Sondheim and Signature Theatre's special partnership over the last 25 years. With special permission from Stephen Sondheim, this completely new revue plays through April 19 at Signature Theatre and will never be seen again. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

SIDE SHOW, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Top 2015 Helen Hayes Awards - All the Winners!SIDE SHOW, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Top 2015 Helen Hayes Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

Tonight before a crowd of 1,200 theatre-makers and theatre-lovers at the historic Lincoln Theatre, theatreWashington celebrated excellence on Washington stages at the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards. The awards celebration was a night of excitement and surprise as 57 Washington theatre artists, theatres, and ensembles received honors in 47 categories for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2014 theatre season. Scroll down for the full list of winners! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Performance from Signature Theatre's SIMPLY SONDHEIM!STAGE TUBE: Watch Performance from Signature Theatre's SIMPLY SONDHEIM!
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre is currently staging Simply Sondheim, the world premiere special event celebrating Stephen Sondheim and Signature Theatre's special partnership over the last 25 years. With special permission from Stephen Sondheim, this completely new revue plays through April 19 at Signature Theatre and will never be seen again. Featuring a 16 piece orchestra, with new orchestrations by Oscar, Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Jonathan Tunick (Broadway's Company, Follies and Sweeney Todd), this one time event will feature music from Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, Assassins, Company, Sunday in the Park with George and many other Stephen Sondheim musicals. Check out a first look at the revue below! (more...)

The 2015 Helen Hayes Awards Held Tonight in D.C.The 2015 Helen Hayes Awards Held Tonight in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

One of the country's most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington metropolitan area. theatreWashington will host The 2015 Helen Hayes Awards ceremony tonight, April 6, 2015 at the historic Lincoln Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Signature Celebrates 25 Years with SIMPLY SONDHEIMBWW Reviews: Signature Celebrates 25 Years with SIMPLY SONDHEIM
by Jennifer Perry - Apr 6, 2015

With so many Sondheim revues, this begs the question of whether there is room or a need for yet another one. With SIMPLY SONDHEIM, Signature Theatre makes a strong case for an affirmative answer to that question. (more...)

Factory 449 to Stage CLOSET LAND, 4/17-5/10Factory 449 to Stage CLOSET LAND, 4/17-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Factory 449: a theatre collective, coming off four 2015 Helen Hayes Award nominations for its production of Jessica Dickey's The Amish Project, presents CLOSET LAND by Radha Bharadwaj (Basil). Directed by Helen Hayes Award-winner Rick Hammerly and featuring Factory 449 Company Members Sara Barker and David Lamont Wilson, CLOSET LAND performs April 17 to May 10, 2015 at Anacostia Arts Center (1231 Good Hope Road, SE). (more...)

BWW Interviews: Matthew Gardiner Talks SIMPLY SONDHEIM and Sondheim's Relationship with Signature TheatreBWW Interviews: Matthew Gardiner Talks SIMPLY SONDHEIM and Sondheim's Relationship with Signature Theatre
by Benjamin Tomchik - Apr 1, 2015

Matthew Gardiner speaks with DC BroadwayWorld about Simply Sondheim, the composer's special relationship with Signature, what audiences can expect from this new revue and some of his favorite Sondheim moments. (more...)

New Musicals CAKE OFF and GIRLSTAR Will Premiere at Signature Theatre; Full 2015-16 Season Announced!New Musicals CAKE OFF and GIRLSTAR Will Premiere at Signature Theatre; Full 2015-16 Season Announced!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 30, 2015

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland announce the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 2015/16 season. “Signature's 26th season continues our commitment to presenting new works and reinventing great American musicals. We're proud that this season also highlights daring new plays by female playwrights,” stated Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer. “I'm excited to work with so many talented artists in the coming year.” (more...)

Photo Flash: Nick Blaemire's SOON Celebrates Opening Night at Signature TheatrePhoto Flash: Nick Blaemire's SOON Celebrates Opening Night at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of SOON, a new musical by Nick Blaemire (Glory Days, A Little More Alive). The show began performances at the ARK Theatre on March 10, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Quirky and Creative SOON Premieres at Signature TheatreBWW Reviews: Quirky and Creative SOON Premieres at Signature Theatre
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 24, 2015

On the heels of Kander and Pierce's KID VICTORY comes Blaemire's SOON. Much like KID VICTORY, this premiere production is bit quirky, wholly original, daring, and seeks to advance our understanding of what we know musical theatre to be. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Signature Theatre's SOONBWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Signature Theatre's SOON
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 17, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Soon, a new musical by Nick Blaemire (Glory Days, A Little More Alive). Directed by Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Really Really), the ensemble piece will feature Alex Brightman (Jonah; Broadway's Matilda, Big Fish, Wicked), Natascia Diaz(Adrienne; Signature's The Threepenny Opera, Broadway's Man of La Mancha), Jessica Hershberg (Charlie; Broadway's Cinderella, Baby It's You), and Joshua Morgan (Steven; Woolly Mammoth's A Bright New Boise, Arena Stage's Fiddler on the Roof). Soon is produced in association with Tricia Small. Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of Nick Blaemire's SOON at Signature TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of Nick Blaemire's SOON at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre has just released the first photos of the world premiere production of Soon, a new musical by Nick Blaemire (Glory Days, A Little More Alive). Check out a first look below! (more...)

HEATHERS Star Barrett Wilbert Weed to Join Wesley Taylor in Signature Theatre's CABARETHEATHERS Star Barrett Wilbert Weed to Join Wesley Taylor in Signature Theatre's CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of Cabaret, the Tony Award-winning musical, directed and choreographed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Dreamgirls). Running in the MAX Theatre May 12 - June 28, the John Kander and Fred Ebb classic is the final production of Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary. (more...)

Cast Set for Signature Theatre's SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premiere, Beginning Next MonthCast Set for Signature Theatre's SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premiere, Beginning Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre is proud to announce the full cast for Simply Sondheim, the world premiere special event celebrating Stephen Sondheim and Signature Theatre's special partnership over the last 25 years. (more...)

Natascia Diaz, Jessica Hershberg, Alex Brightman & Joshua Morgan Lead Premiere of SOON, Beginning Tonight at Signature TheatreNatascia Diaz, Jessica Hershberg, Alex Brightman & Joshua Morgan Lead Premiere of SOON, Beginning Tonight at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Soon, a new musical by Nick Blaemire (Glory Days, A Little More Alive). Directed by Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Really Really), the ensemble piece will feature Alex Brightman (Jonah; Broadway's Matilda, Big Fish, Wicked), Natascia Diaz (Adrienne; Signature's The Threepenny Opera, Broadway's Man of La Mancha), Jessica Hershberg (Charlie; Broadway's Cinderella, Baby It's You), and Joshua Morgan (Steven; Woolly Mammoth's A Bright New Boise, Arena Stage's Fiddler on the Roof). (more...)

Signature in the Schools to Celebrate 20th Anniversary with VENI, VIDI, VICI World Premiere This MonthSignature in the Schools to Celebrate 20th Anniversary with VENI, VIDI, VICI World Premiere This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Signature in the Schools, Signature Theatre's flagship education program, presents the world premiere production of Veni, Vidi, Vici, written by writer/director and Signature Theatre's Resident Director of New Works Joe Calarco and directed by Education Director David Zobell. Students from Arlington high schools join professional actor Erin Weaver (The Last Five Years, Xanadu) for this thought-provoking and funny new play, which the students perform in Signature's MAX Theatre. Veni, Vidi, Vici is conceived and written to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Signature in the Schools and explores the impacts of imperialism. (more...)

Photo Flash: John Kander, Greg Pierce and More Celebrate KID VICTORY Opening at Signature TheatrePhoto Flash: John Kander, Greg Pierce and More Celebrate KID VICTORY Opening at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Kid Victory, a new musical from legendary composer John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret) and acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl). The production began performances at Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre on February 17. It will play for five weeks, through March 22. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Signature Theatre Releases Trailer for Nick Blaemire's New Musical SOONSTAGE TUBE: Signature Theatre Releases Trailer for Nick Blaemire's New Musical SOON
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre has just released the first trailer for the world premiere production of Soon, a new musical by Nick Blaemire (Glory Days, A Little More Alive). Directed by Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Really Really), the ensemble piece will feature Alex Brightman (Jonah; Broadway's Matilda, Big Fish, Wicked), Natascia Diaz (Adrienne; Signature's The Threepenny Opera, Broadway's Man of La Mancha), Jessica Hershberg (Charlie; Broadway's Cinderella, Baby It's You), and Joshua Morgan (Steven; Woolly Mammoth's A Bright New Boise, Arena Stage's Fiddler on the Roof). (more...)

Natascia Diaz, Jessica Hershberg, Alex Brightman & Joshua Morgan Will Lead Premiere of Nick Blaemire's SOON at Signature Theatre!Natascia Diaz, Jessica Hershberg, Alex Brightman & Joshua Morgan Will Lead Premiere of Nick Blaemire's SOON at Signature Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre just announced the full cast for the world premiere production of Soon, a new musical by Nick Blaemire (Glory Days, A Little More Alive). Directed by Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Really Really), the ensemble piece will feature Alex Brightman (Jonah; Broadway's Matilda, Big Fish, Wicked), Natascia Diaz (Adrienne; Signature's The Threepenny Opera, Broadway's Man of La Mancha), Jessica Hershberg (Charlie; Broadway's Cinderella, Baby It's You), and Joshua Morgan (Steven; Woolly Mammoth's A Bright New Boise, Arena Stage's Fiddler on the Roof). (more...)

SDC Foundation Announces Second Round of Kurt Weill FellowshipsSDC Foundation Announces Second Round of Kurt Weill Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

Established in 2013 by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music and SDC Foundation, the Kurt Weill Fellowship helps nurture early-career directors and choreographers by acquainting them with the stage work of Kurt Weill or Marc Blitzstein under the guidance of a master director or choreographer. The Fellowship provides the opportunity to assist or observe a master director or choreographer at work on a production, selected by the Kurt Weill Foundation, of a theatrical work composed by Weill or Blitzstein, including musical theater, opera, operetta, and dance works. (more...)

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