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Review: THE MIGRATION at Arena Stage

Step Afrika! brings paintings, and their history, to life in radically thrilling display.
Review: DESPERATE MEASURES at Constellation Theatre

DESPERATE MEASURES, now playing at DC’s Constellation Theatre, takes Shakespeare’s MEASURE FOR MEASURE, adds a slew of songs, and reimagines the story in America’s Western territory of present-day Arizona in the late 1890s.
IN Series Celebrate DC-Legends Chuck Brown & Eva Cassidy Through Their Only Album Together

IN Series Opera closes their 2022-23 season with CHUCK AND EVA, an evening celebrating the Great American Songbook through Chuck Brown and Eva Cassidy's only album: The Other Side. CHUCK AND EVA performances are June 1- 2 at the True Reformer Building and June 24 at the Baltimore Theatre Project.
Review: Kate Baldwin and Aaron Lazar Throw a Casual Party in Cocktail Attire in ALL FOR YOU at 54 Below

It would be hard to think of a Broadway pairing who are capable of such bravura singing and are so at ease in each other's company. The evening they have created is a casual party in cocktail attire. It feels like a throwback to the days of after-show supper clubs where the elite came to meet and mingle with mere mortals. Baldwin and Lazar do serious work with the lightest touch.
Phillipa Soo, Steven Pasquale, Ali Ewoldt And More Nominated for Helen Hayes Awards

Nominations have been announced for the 37th Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 22. Nominees include productions from Arena Stage, Signature Theatre, GALA Hispanic Theatre and more.
Alabama Shakespeare Festival to Present JUBILEE, An A Cappella Celebration of the Fisk Jubilee Singers

Alabama Shakespeare Festival will present Jubilee written by Tazewell Thompson with composer and lyricist Dianne Adams McDowell, Jan. 5 - 29 on the Festival Stage.
Lincoln Theatre to Present Central State University Chorus's SOUNDS OF BLACKNESS in November

The Lincoln Theatre will host the return of the highly acclaimed Central State University Chorus in “Sounds of Blackness: A Celebration of African American Music,” highlighting the contributions of African American composers and arrangers.
BWW Review: GIRLS OF MADISON STREET at Creative Cauldron

This well crafted, world premiere piece by Iyona Blake is a compelling look into the lives of four African American sisters and the family bonds that help them through the challenges and life changes they face.
Photo Coverage: Paulo Szot Plays Feinstein's/54 Below

There are many performing arts venues in the country and each one possesses varying degrees of acoustics and sound amplification apparatus. However, you can be certain that whatever place Paulo Szot’s voice is heard in the sound qualities of the room become infinitely elevated.  
Lincoln Theatre Presents The HBCU Chorale Showcase, November 11

In elevation of the principle of the commonality of humanity through music, the Lincoln Theatre has curated a special performance of spiritually uplifting music from the celebrated choirs of two historically Black colleges and universities, the Kentucky State University Concert Choir and the Grammy-nominated Central State University Chorus.
BWW Review: AN ENCHANTED EVENING at Feinstein's/54 Below Is Easy When PAULO SZOT Is On The Stage

When Paulo is in the house, thrills are on the menu, take that to heart, along with his entire setlist of songs to make you sigh and cry.
Prologue Theatre Launches Workshop Program FOREWORD: A New Works Series

Prologue Theatre has launched their new workshop program, FOREWORD: A New Works Series. FOREWORD is structured as a series of two-week intensive, virtual workshops during which playwrights are paired with a director, actors, and a stage manager who will help to further develop their play. 
VIDEO: See Natascia Diaz, Kathleen Marshall, Tracy Lynn Olivera and More in THE SIGNATURE SHOW Episode 7

Signature Theatre releases the seventh episode of The Signature Show, a free biweekly half-hour digital experience featuring performances by acclaimed artists, interviews, celebration of new musical voices and memories of Signature’s past and a glimpse into its future.
THE BAND'S VISIT Tour Wins Helen Hayes Award for 'Outstanding Visiting Production'

On September 25, the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards concluded, after a series of virtual events celebrating Washington's dynamic and diverse theatre community.
This Week's Helen Hayes Award Winners Announced

The 2020 Helen Hayes Awards, recognizing the outstanding work on Washington area stages in 2019, continued its four-week virtual event series. 
American Pops Orchestra Presents Virtual Music Performances To Support Audiences And Artists: APO UNITED

American Pops Orchestra (APO), in light of the coronavirus pandemic, is stepping up to offer music to soothe nerves while supporting musicians and performers facing a loss of their incomes.
BWW Review: CROWNS at Creative Cauldron

Regina Taylor's Crowns is the story of a young teen from Brooklyn sent to live with her grandmother after the traumatic death of her brother. The more time she spends in South Carolina, the more she learns about herself, her ancestors, and the beautiful art of hat-wearing. Crowns not only draws from old southern traditions within black churches but of generations long before them, passed down through beautiful hymnals and energetic storytelling.
Washington Chorus Names Eugene Rogers As Its Fifth Artistic Director

On the eve of launching into its 60th anniversary season starting in the fall of 2020, The Washington Chorus announced today that it has appointed acclaimed conductor Dr. Eugene Rogers as its fifth Artistic Director, succeeding Christopher Bell beginning in July of 2020. Dr. Rogers' appointment was unanimously approved by the Washington Chorus board of trustees on unanimous recommendation from the Chorus' Artistic Director Search Committee, following an eight-month global search which yielded more than 80 highly qualified candidates.
THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards

Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.
VIDEO: Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman Sing 'Freedom' From GUN & POWDER

Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman are set to star as the Clarke sisters, Mary and Martha, in Signature Theatre's world premiere production of Gun & Powder with book and lyrics by Angelica Chéri and music by Ross Baum. Gun & Powder will run from January 28 a?' February 23, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by Robert O'Hara (Broadway's Slave Play).

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