Nancy Robinette News

BWW Reviews: Nancy Robinette Aces Beckett's HAPPY DAYS at the Atlas Theater
by Andrew White - Jun 17, 2014

When a local treasure agrees to perform a classic of the modern theatre, Washington audiences should sit up and take notice. Under the finely-tuned direction of Scena Theatre's Artistic Director, Robert McNamara-a demanding taskmaster, whose results of late have been spectacular-you are in for a fine evening indeed. Are we at the beach, or in her living room? Is she taking a holiday, or stuck at home for an eternity? She performs, you decide. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe to Bring HAMLET, KING LEAR to Folger Theatre's 2014-15 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Folger Theatre Artistic Producer Janet Alexander Griffin today announced the 2014/15 season. With six full Shakespeare productions on stage at the Folger to celebrate the Bard's 450th, Folger Theatre will start the upcoming season with two special, limited engagements by London's Shakespeare's Globe. First, the acclaimed staging of Hamlet, seen at the Folger in 2012, returns in late July for just three performances as part of their Globe to Globe Hamlet, the ambitious two-year tour bringing the Danish prince to every country in the world. Then, once again in a September residency, Shakespeare's Globe will perform King Lear for eighteen shows. Joseph Marcell (TV's The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Jacques in Folger Theatre's 2007 As You Like It) plays the title role. (more...)

Frank Wildhorn's New Musical FREEDOM'S SONG and More Set for Ford's Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced that the Ford's Theatre 2014-2015 season will include mainstage productions of Driving Miss Daisy, headlined by Nancy Robinette and Craig Wallace, the return of Edward Gero as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, the world premiere of The Widow Lincoln by James Still, and a new musical, Freedom's Song, still in development, inspired by the words of Lincoln and those who lived through the Civil War. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Studio Delivers Superb Production of Nina Raine's Award-Winning TRIBES
by Jennifer Perry - Jan 15, 2014

This has been a very strong season for Studio and this explosive production is no exception. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Theater J Starts Season Strong with Clever, Thought-Provoking AFTER THE REVOLUTION
by Jennifer Perry - Sep 12, 2013

If this is how Theater J starts its season, I can't wait to see what else is in store. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WINTER'S TALE at the Shakespeare Theatre Company - A Classy Production
by Charles Shubow - May 24, 2013

An ensemble to remember is key to Shakespeare's tragicomedy. (more...)

DREAMGIRLS, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW and More Take Home 2013 Helen Hayes Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 08, 2013

theatreWashington just announced the 29th Helen Hayes Awards nominees today, January 28th, 2013 in The National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery. This year, for the first time, theatre lovers in Washington and around the world were able to watch the nomination announcements live via webcast at theatrewashington.org, Facebook, or on the Livestream. Rebecca Sheir of WAMU's Metro Connection and WTOP's Bob Madigan hosted. Scroll below for the full list of the 2013 nominees! (more...)

McCarter Theatre's THE WINTER'S TALE Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2013

McCarter Theatre Center, in association with The Shakespeare Theatre Company, will celebrate the opening night of William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale on Friday April 5. The production runs through April 21. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Center and The Shakespeare Theatre Company Open THE WINTER'S TALE, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2013

McCarter Theatre Center, in association with The Shakespeare Theatre Company, will present Williams Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, directed by Rebecca Taichman, April 2 through April 21. Opening night is Friday, April 5. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Hollow Family - AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by Daniel Collins - Feb 04, 2013

Take a little Greek tragedy, some Shakespearean comedy, a bit of O'Neill's 'Long Day's Journey' and maybe some Tennessee Williams, bring it to the Everyman Theatre's new Fayette Street stage and you have the recipe for brilliant entertainment--Tracy Letts' 'AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY,' now at the Everyman through Feb. 17th. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Everyman Theatre Opens New Theatre with Robust Production of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by Charles Shubow - Jan 28, 2013

Superb cast inauguarates gorgeous new space for Everyman Theatre. (more...)

2013 Helen Hayes Award Nominations Announced!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 28, 2013

theatreWashington just announced the 29th Helen Hayes Awards nominees today, January 28th, 2013 in The National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery. This year, for the first time, theatre lovers in Washington and around the world were able to watch the nomination announcements live via webcast at theatrewashington.org, Facebook, or on the Livestream. Rebecca Sheir of WAMU's Metro Connection and WTOP's Bob Madigan hosted. Scroll below for the full list of the 2013 nominees! (more...)

Everyman Theatre Announces AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Cast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2012

Everyman Theatre has announced the first cast that will perform on its brand new Fayette Street stage. Renowned actress Linda Thorson, well known for her role in the television series The Avengers and over 40 years of experience on the New York and London stage, will join Everyman Resident Company Members Clinton Brandhagen, Deborah Hazlett, Beth Hylton, Wil Love, Bruce Randolph Nelson, and Carl Schurr in the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play, August: Osage County. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Announces Casting for THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, announces casting for the first two mainstage productions of its 2012-2013 Season. The Government Inspector, running from September 13 - October 28 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW), and A Midsummer Night's Dream, running from November 15 - December 30 at Sidney Harman Hall(610 F Street NW), both feature new and familiar faces to STC's stages. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR at the Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Charles Shubow - Oct 10, 2012

So funny, STC extends it to November 4 (THANKFULLY) due to public demand. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Shakespeare Theatre Company's THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the first mainstage production of its 2012-2013 Season. The Government Inspector, running now through October 28 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). Get a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below! (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Opens THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR Tonight, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, announces casting for the first mainstage production of its 2012-2013 Season. The Government Inspector, running from tonight, September 13 - October 28 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW), features new and familiar faces to STC's stages. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Announces Casting for THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, announces casting for the first two mainstage productions of its 2012-2013 Season. The Government Inspector, running from September 13 - October 28 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW), and A Midsummer Night's Dream, running from November 15 - December 30 at Sidney Harman Hall(610 F Street NW), both feature new and familiar faces to STC's stages. (more...)

AH, WILDERNESS! to Kick Off Arena Stage's Eugene O'Neill Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2012

Ah, Wilderness!, Eugene O'Neill's depiction of American family life at the turn of the 20th century, will kick off the two-month citywide Eugene O'Neill Festival at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: AH, WILDERNESS! Opens at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2012

Ah, Wilderness!, Eugene O'Neill's depiction of American family life at the turn of the 20th century, kicked off the two-month citywide Eugene O'Neill Festival at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. From a playwright better known for his darker stories comes the brilliant Ah, Wilderness!, O'Neill's singular comedy that represents a fantasy of what his own childhood might have been. Helen Hayes Award winner and former Arena Stage Associate Artistic Director Kyle Donnelly directed her 21st show at Arena Stage, which features an almost entirely local cast led by Rick Foucheux, Nancy Robinette and June Schreiner. Ah, Wilderness! runs March 9-April 8, 2012 in the Fichandler Stage. Check out the opening night photos below! (more...)

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