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Alexander Strain Awards and Nominations

Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - The James MacArthur Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play, HELEN Production

Alexander StrainSeminar

Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - The Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Play

Alexander StrainGlengarry Glen Ross

Helen Hayes Awards - 2011 - The Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Play

Alexander StrainNew Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch De Spinoza

Helen Hayes Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Play

Alexander StrainPangs of the Messiah

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VINTAGE HITCHCOCK: A LIVE RADIO PLAY Begins Performances This Week

Shepherd's production of Vintage Hitchcock: A Radio Play by Joe Landry will be live streamed on April 9 and 10 at 7pm and April 11 at 1pm. All performances are free.
BWW Review: THE WANDERERS at Theater J

Theater J, located in Washington, DC's Jewish Community Center focuses its work on celebrating and bringing light to the Jewish culture and its people. Anna Ziegler's The Wanderers is no exception to this mission. This is the fourth Ziegler play that Theater J has produced and its one that is sure to spark conversation, make the audience think deeply about the characters, and even toys with one's own emotions and thoughts on their own lives.
THE WANDERERS BY Anna Ziegler to Have its DC Debut at Theater J

The Wanderers by Anna Ziegler begins performances in the renovated Aaron and Cecile Goldman Theater at the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center on February 19, 2020 and continues through March 15, 2020. Theater J's DC premiere will be directed by Amber McGinnis. The press is invited to Opening Night on Monday, February 24 at 7:30 PM.
BWW Review: SHELTERED at Theater J

There are some topics in which you hope plays conquer correctly. Topics that include dark parts of history such as the holocaust sit at the top of that list. Luckily, Alix Sobler's remarkable script and Theater J's impressive production of Sheltered, honors the topic, the people, and the story.
Theater J Announces SHELTERED By Alix Sobler

Sheltered, by Alix Sobler begins performances at Theater J in the renovated Aaron and Cecile Goldman Theater at the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center on January 9, 2020 and continues through February 2, 2020. Set in the US and in Vienna in 1939, Sheltered is a suspenseful story about one couple's bold act of resistance. Theater J's DC premiere will be directed by Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr. The press is invited to Opening Night on Monday, January 13 at 7:30 PM.
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Alexander Strain

Today's subject Alexander Strain is living testament to the old adage that you can come home again. You probably remember Alexander from his many wonderful performances all over town at places like Theater J and Round House Theatre. Recently he took a break from acting to get his Masters in Psychology and many of his fans myself included were wondering if he would ever return to the stage.
4th Annual SummerFest Returns to Olney Theatre Center

Olney Theatre Center's SummerFest, its annual open house, happens Saturday, July 27 beginning at 11:00am with events continuing all day and late into the evening. This is the fourth edition of the event with several new elements and improvements over past years along with the continuation of perennial favorites.
BWW Review: EVERY BRILLIANT THING at Studio Theatre

EVERY BRILLIANT THING at Studio Theatre takes an audience of individuals and transforms them, in 65 short minutes, into a collective. It is theatre in its purest, most primal, form, and it's hilarious to boot. Described by The Guardian as 'one of the funniest shows you'll ever see about depression' EVERY BRILLIANT THING is as compassionate as it is hilarious. The first in Studio Theatre's Showroom series-a curated performance series in the summertime (with spirits)-EVERY BRILLIANT THING is warm, intimate, and inventive.
BWW Review: OSLO at Round House Theatre

Oslo is an amazing against-all-odds story of risk, trust, and diplomacy. It is about overcoming hard-and-fast assumptions. Oslo shows the value in finding common ground and allowing ourselves to hope. This Round House Theatre production is a wonder-a brilliant heartfelt, heart-filling experience.
Theater J Announces Its 19/20 Season - OCCUPANT, THE WANDERERS, and More!

Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr and Managing Director Jojo Ruf announce the 2019-2020 season, welcoming home audiences to a beautiful and refreshed theater located in the newly renovated Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center on 16th Street. The season includes four plays and one musical, all being produced for the first time in DC, as well as the triumphant return of a recent Theater J hit. From an intoxicating new musical set in Tel Aviv based on the Song of Songs to the late-career masterpiece by multiple Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Albee, Theater J's season celebrates journeys of every kind with a provocative and ambitious slate of plays. Of the six shows, three have future runs: two in New York City and one at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.
BWW Review: THE MASTER AND MARGARITA at Constellation Theatre Company

An artistic genius and his muse...a dancing cat...Pontius Pilate...No, this is not the latest Andrew Lloyd Webber revue. It is the wonderful and completely weird world of Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita (adapted by Edward Kemp).
Round House Theatre Announces Casting For 2018-2019 Season

Round House Theatre announces casting for the five mainstage shows that will comprise its 41st season. "Our 2018-2019 Season launches our exciting Resident Artist program, and once again confirms our longstanding value to prioritize the use of local artists, with more than 90% of our artists hailing from the DC area," says Artistic Director Ryan Rilette. "We're thrilled to pair the best DC artists with some of the most exciting new plays and modern classics in American theatre. It's a season you won't want to miss." 
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Ari Roth

Today's subject is living his theatre life to the fullest. Ari Roth might be one of the most passionate and outspoken figures working in DC theatre. One thing is clear, he follows his passion and the result is always something extraordinary.
SIDE SHOW, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Top 2015 Helen Hayes Awards - All the Winners!

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!
The 2015 Helen Hayes Awards Held Tonight in D.C.

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.
2015 Helen Hayes Award Nominations Announced!

Tonight before a crowd of 150 theatre makers and theatre lovers, theatreWashington announced the nominees for the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards. 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. Watch the full announcement below, and scroll down for the list of nominees!
BWW Reviews: TRIBES - Everyman Theatre Makes Theatre Accessible to the Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing Communities

Personal handheld closed captioning devices are available at every performance
Everyman Theatre Announces ASL-Interpreted Performances of TRIBES

Everyman Theatre has announced that it will be performing five ASL-interpreted performances of Nina Raine's award-winning play Tribes. The theatre company will also be offering captioned performances for the first time. There will be two captioned performances during the run of the show. The Baltimore premiere is a hysterical and touching coming-of-age story about a young deaf man and his struggle for self-identity. The production will begin performances on May 27th (its Pay What You Can Performance) and will run through June 22nd.
A CHORUS LINE, HELLO, DOLLY!, STUPID F**KING BIRD, BOOK OF MORMON, Rachel York and More Top 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards in D.C. - All the Winners!

Washington theatre celebrated its highest honors for achievement at the 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards tonight, April 21, 2014 at the National Building Museum. Scroll down for the full list of winners!
BWW Reviews: DC Premiere of SEMINAR at Round House Theatre Offers Exemplary Take on Less Than Stellar Material

This play is not one for the books, but the production itself may be worth some look.

Alexander Strain FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Alexander Strain been nominated for?

Alexander Strain has been nominated for several awards, including The James MacArthur Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play for "Seminar," The Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Play for "Glengarry Glen Ross," The Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Play for "New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch De Spinoza," and Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Play for "Pangs of the Messiah."

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