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Interview: Theatre Life with Gaelyn D. Smith

Today’s subject Gaelyn D. Smith is currently living her theatre life onstage at Studio Theatre in the show that just seems to keep going and going Fat Ham playing the role of Opal. The show is now running through January 14th in Studio’s Mead Theatre. For those of you thinking, “I’ll wait because the show will extend its run again”, please be advised January 14th is the definite final performance.

First Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards; Signature Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The first wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 13th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Review: FAT HAM at Studio Theatre

FAT HAM, based on Hamlet, is the stellar, creative story of a family on edge and the actions and decisions of individuals pushed to the brink.

Review: SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! at Ford's Theatre

What did our critic think of SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! at Ford's Theatre? Four lady singers dominate in the very best way SHOUT SISTER SHOUT!, a musical biography of Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1915-1973). at Ford's Theatre through May 13. Sister Rosetta began singing in church alongside her mother, Katie Bell, who traveled and preached in the rural South before women could vote.

Photos & Video: Get a First Look at SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! at Ford's Theatre

Get a first look at photos of the east coast premiere of Shout Sister Shout at Ford's Theatre!

Photos/Video: First Look At Ford's Theatre's SHOUT SISTER SHOUT!

The Ford's Theatre 2022-2023 season continues with SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! by Cheryl L. West, based off the biography by Gayle F. Wald, production supervised by Sheldon Epps and directed by Kenneth L. Roberson. Check out first look photos below!

Video Exclusive: Get a Behind the Scenes Look at Olney Theatre Center's Remount of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Get a behind the scenes look at Olney Theatre Center's remount of its 2021 hit Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs through January 1, 2023, on the Mainstage. Jade Jones and Evan Ruggiero, who attracted national attention last year for their stereotype-busting performances in the lead roles, also return to star as Belle and the Beast.

Review: DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Olney Theatre Center

Change can be a good thing, and in this case, it was astonishingly successful.

Olney Theatre Center's Remount of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST to Open in November

Olney Theatre Center’s remount of its 2021 hit Disney’s Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2022 - January 1, 2023, on the Mainstage. Jade Jones and Evan Ruggiero, who attracted national attention last year for their stereotype-busting performances in the lead roles, also return to star as Belle and the Beast.

Olney Theatre Announces Outdoor Events For Summer, Including Free Options

Olney Theatre Center unveiled its schedule of over 25 summer programs to be held in its open-air Omi Pavillion on the Root Family Stage for the second edition of Olney Outdoors. Learn more about all of the events here!

Concert Versions Of PIPPIN and BRIGADOON Celebrate Two Classic Musicals At Olney Theatre Center

Olney Theatre Center announced the full ensemble for its two-weekend concert presentations of Pippin (April 1-3) and Brigadoon (April 8-10).

BWW Review: A.D. 16 at Olney Theatre Center

A.D. 16 is an exuberant, ambitious world premiere with its eyes on Broadway; music and lyrics by Cinco Paul (Despicable Me, Schmigadoon!), book by Bekah Brunstetter (This Is Us) and direction by Stephen Brackett (Be More Chill). A.D. 16 starts with the missing teen years of Jesus, layers in an effervescent R&B-influenced score, and sprinkles in some irreverence and anachronistic humor.

Photos: Get A First Look At A.D. 16 At Olney Theater Center

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Olney Theatre Center's world premiere of A.D. 16, now on stage through March 6, 2022. The new musical is by writers Cinco Paul (co-creator of Despicable Me and Schmigadoon!) and Bekah Brunstetter (producer and writer on This Is Us).

VIDEO: Cinco Paul and Bekah Brunstetter in Conversation On A.D. 16

Watch as Jason Loewith sits down with creators 'A.D.16.,' Cinco Paul (Lyrics and Music) and Bekah Brunstetter (Book) to talk about the process of creating their new musical.

VIDEO: Creatives of A.D. 16 at Olney Theatre Center Discuss the Show's Themes

Olney Theatre Center' is now presenting the world premiere of A.D. 16, which runs February 4 - March 6, 2022. The new musical is by writers Cinco Paul (co-creator of Despicable Me and Schmigadoon!) and Bekah Brunstetter (producer and writer on This Is Us).

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Phoenix Best Sings 'Perfect' From A.D. 16

BroadwayWorld has a first listen to 'Perfect' from Olney Theatre Center's world premiere of A.D. 16 (February 4 - March 6, 2022), performed by Phoenix Best. The new musical is by writers Cinco Paul (co-creator of Despicable Me and Schmigadoon!) and Bekah Brunstetter (producer and writer on This Is Us).

Ben Fankhauser & Phoenix Best to Star in World Premiere of A.D. 16 at Olney Theatre Center

Olney Theatre Center will launch the world premiere of A.D. 16 (February 4 - March 6, 2022), a new musical from writers Cinco Paul (co-creator of Despicable Me and Schmigadoon!) and Bekah Brunstetter (producer and writer on This Is Us).

Q-Fest Playwriting Festival 3.0 Rescheduled To This Sunday

After a moment of reverence and reflection after the shooting of Jacob Blake, Adventure Theatre MTC, ArtsCentric, 4615 Theatre Company, and Convergence Theatre have announced that Q-Fest 3.0 has been rescheduled to September 6, 2020 at 2:00PM.

Q-Fest Playwriting Festival 3.0 Announces Artists Lineup

Adventure Theatre MTC, ArtsCentric, 4615 Theatre Company, and Convergence Theatre has announced the artists in Quarantine Festival 3.0. 

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.

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