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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25
by Audition Roundup on June 25, 2017 in Washington, DC

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 25, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 6/25/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 6/25/2017
by BWW on June 25, 2017 in Washington, DC

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/25/2017 for Washington, DC (more...)
The Fat and Greasy Citizens Brigade Announces THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) The Fat and Greasy Citizens Brigade Announces THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)
by BWW News Desk on June 24, 2017 in Washington, DC

The Fat and Greasy Citizens Brigade (FGC), a Washington, DC based theatre company, is bringing back free outdoor theatre to the city for its fifth anniversary year. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Megan Graves BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Megan Graves
by Elliot Lanes on June 23, 2017 in Washington, DC

Today's subject Megan Graves is currently living her theatre life on stage at Adventure Theatre as the title character in Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook. The production runs through August 14th at the company's performance space in Glen Echo Park. (more...)
BWW Interview: Go Under The Sea with Prince Eric Kunze BWW Interview: Go Under The Sea with Prince Eric Kunze
by Keith Tittermary on June 23, 2017 in Washington, DC

Disney's The Little Mermaid is coming to Wolf Trap from June 29 - July 2. The smash musical, based on the 1989 Disney film, will only be here for 5 performances. I had the opportunity to talk to Broadway Veteran, Eric Kunze, who plays Prince Eric. (more...)
Naked Girls Reading to Present 5th Annual NERDETTES at DC Arts Center Naked Girls Reading to Present 5th Annual NERDETTES at DC Arts Center
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in Washington, DC

Are you in possession of a Tardis key, Sorting Hat and your very own Infinity Stone? Then do we have a show for you! (more...)
Philippe Auguin to Become Music Director Emeritus of the WNO Orchestra Philippe Auguin to Become Music Director Emeritus of the WNO Orchestra
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Washington, DC

Washington National Opera (WNO) and its Executive Director Michael L. Mael today announce that Music Director Philippe Auguin will become Music Director Emeritus of the WNO Orchestra at the beginning of the 2018-2019 season. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 23, 2017 in Washington, DC

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, CHICAGO, and more! (more...)
BWW Review: Theater J's Impactful BROKEN GLASS BWW Review: Theater J's Impactful BROKEN GLASS
by Benjamin Tomchik on June 22, 2017 in Washington, DC

How do we identify ourselves? What role does fear play in shaping our lives? Do we ever confuse what we see in the news with what is actually happening in our daily comings and goings? In an era when news, be it real or fake, is omnipresent, Theater J's timely, well-acted production of Broken Glass explores the most complex of issues... identify. (more...)
Alexander Street Supports Performing Arts Design Alexander Street Supports Performing Arts Design
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Washington, DC

Alexander Street, a ProQuest company, is enabling researchers to go behind the scenes of the world's greatest theatre, dance, and opera performances through Performance Design Archive Online, the only international multimedia collection to cover all aspects of theatre production design. (more...)
BWW Review:  RENT Returns to the National Theatre BWW Review: RENT Returns to the National Theatre
by Jennifer Perry on June 21, 2017 in Washington, DC

The cast and the rocking band pour every ounce of energy into everything they do. (more...)
Arena Stage's THE ORIGINALIST, About Justice Antonin Scalia, Available On-Demand Arena Stage's THE ORIGINALIST, About Justice Antonin Scalia, Available On-Demand
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Washington, DC

Following a world-premiere televised broadcast on THIRTEEN's Theater Close-Up, John Strand's 'The Originalist', captured live on-stage from Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, D.C., is available to stream on-demand at vimeo.com/ondemand/TheOriginalist. (more...)
Gianandrea Noseda to Lead National Symphony Orchestra In His First Concerts As Music Director Next Month Gianandrea Noseda to Lead National Symphony Orchestra In His First Concerts As Music Director Next Month
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Washington, DC

Gianandrea Noseda makes his highly anticipated first appearances as the seventh music director of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) in July with two performances: Friday, July 28, at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and Saturday, July 29, on the National Mall (between 4th and 7th Streets) with a free concert for the community as part of the day's celebration of Music and Movement: The National Symphony Orchestra and National Dance Day. (more...)
BWW Review: National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC Dazzles and Delights at Kennedy Center BWW Review: National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC Dazzles and Delights at Kennedy Center
by Jeffrey Walker on June 21, 2017 in Washington, DC

Is this a rave? You bet your favorite things it is! Refreshing, revived, and ridiculously entertaining, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, now playing at the Kennedy Center through July 16 is a dream come true. Director Jack O'Brien has breathed new life into this Rodgers and Hammerstein classic with vibrancy, an impeccable cast, and eye-popping designs set to delight audiences of any age. (more...)
RENT 20th Anniversary Tour to Hit the National Theatre This June RENT 20th Anniversary Tour to Hit the National Theatre This June
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2017 in Washington, DC

The RENT 20th Anniversary Tour will play the National Theatre, where the original touring production made its Washington-area premiere 20 years ago, for one week only, June 20 through 25, 2017. (more...)
THE ORIGINALIST Announces Post-Show Panelists at Arena Stage THE ORIGINALIST Announces Post-Show Panelists at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2017 in Washington, DC

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will host special post-show conversations with notable guest panelists during the run of John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 18 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 18
by Audition Roundup on June 18, 2017 in Washington, DC

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 18, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 6/18/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 6/18/2017
by BWW on June 18, 2017 in Washington, DC

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/18/2017 for Washington, DC (more...)
BWW Review:  HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Rocks the Kennedy Center BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Rocks the Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry on June 18, 2017 in Washington, DC

Simply put, get thee to the Kennedy Center to experience it for yourself. (more...)
Family Equality Council to Represent LGBTQ Families at National Equality March for Unity and Pride in D.C. Family Equality Council to Represent LGBTQ Families at National Equality March for Unity and Pride in D.C.
by BWW News Desk on June 17, 2017 in Washington, DC

Family Equality Council is proud to partner with the organizers of the National Equality March for Unity and Pride, representing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer families at what will be a significant display of LGBTQ movement solidarity and visibility in our nation's capital. The march takes place in Washington, D.C. on Sunday June 11, and is accompanied by over 60 sister marches taking place in communities across the country. (more...)
SOUND OF MUSIC Touring Members To Sing At Penn Social SOUND OF MUSIC Touring Members To Sing At Penn Social
by BWW News Desk on June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC

Exeunt Productions in association with La Ti Do Productions present concert selections from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at Penn Social on Thursday, June 29th at 11:30pm. (more...)
Rafael Alvarez, Writer for 'The Wire' Comes to DCAC on 7/11 to Kick Off Latest Book Tour Rafael Alvarez, Writer for 'The Wire' Comes to DCAC on 7/11 to Kick Off Latest Book Tour
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2017 in Washington, DC

Rafael Alvarez, author and writer for "The Wire," comes to DCAC on July 11, to kick off his latest book tour (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC

'BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: Tense, Engrossing THE RETURN from Mosaic Theater BWW Review: Tense, Engrossing THE RETURN from Mosaic Theater
by Roger Catlin on June 15, 2017 in Washington, DC

The Mosaic Theaatre Company closes its second season with a perfectly realized and humane play about real life in the Middle East precisely 50 years after the Israeli occupation of the West Bank. (more...)
BWW Review:  Round House Theatre's HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED a Brilliant Celebration of August Wilson BWW Review: Round House Theatre's HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED a Brilliant Celebration of August Wilson
by Andrew White on June 14, 2017 in Washington, DC

How I Learned What I Learned was originally intended as a way for August Wilson to share the many colorful, real-life characters that informed his work. With Wilson's passing, others have stepped up to represent on his behalf; and Roundhouse is blessed to have Eugene Lee, a veteran of many of Wilson's plays, to perform the master dramatist's life story. (more...)