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Review: DANCE NATION at Olney Theatre Photo Review: DANCE NATION at Olney Theatre
by Martrese Meachum - Oct 5, 2022

Dance Nation, Olney Theatre's 22-23 Season opener, is a 2019 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama by playwright and performer Clare Barron and directed for Olney Theatre by Jenna Place. The play follows a 'tweenage dance team from Liverpool, Ohio, more is at stake than a first-place trophy.' Its about the battle between self doubt and self belief as well as the devotion required in order to be truly great at something.

Video: Cast Members of DANCE NATION at Olney Theatre Center Discuss Their Approach to Photo Video: Cast Members of DANCE NATION at Olney Theatre Center Discuss Their Approach to Playing Tweens
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

Dance Nation by Clare Barron and directed by Jenna Place opened Olney Theatre Center's 84th season in the Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab. The production is scheduled to run through Sunday October 30, 2022. See the actors discuss their approach to the roles here!

DANCE NATION Opens Olney Theatre's Season This Month Photo DANCE NATION Opens Olney Theatre's Season This Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2022

Dance Nation by Clare Barron and directed by Jenna Place opens Olney Theatre Center's 84th season in the Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab. Preview performances begin Wednesday, September 28.

BWW Review:  'Arena Riffs' Offers Psalmayene 24's Compelling THE FREEWHEELIN' INSURGE Photo BWW Review: 'Arena Riffs' Offers Psalmayene 24's Compelling THE FREEWHEELIN' INSURGENTS
by Andrew White - Mar 31, 2021

Playright Psalmayene 24‚Äôs contribution to Arena Riffs is ‚ÄúThe Freewheelin‚Äô Insurgents,‚ÄĚ a day in the life of four actors as they cope with the pandemic and the forces arrayed against them, both as artists and African-Americans.

THE BAND'S VISIT Tour Wins Helen Hayes Award for 'Outstanding Visiting Production' Photo THE BAND'S VISIT Tour Wins Helen Hayes Award for 'Outstanding Visiting Production'
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 25, 2020

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

THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards Photo THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 3, 2020

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.

Photo Flash: First Look at Folger Theatre's MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Folger Theatre's MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by Stephi Wild - Jan 16, 2020

Folger Theatre concludes its successful 2019/20 season with The Merry Wives of Windsor. Aaron Posner (King John, The Winter's Tale, Twelfth Night at Folger Theatre) returns to the Folger to direct Shakespeare's delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women, set here in the early 1970s.

A 1970s Take on THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR is Coming to  Folger Theatre Photo A 1970s Take on THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR is Coming to Folger Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2019

When the mischievous Falstaff overestimates his own scheming prowess and underestimates the savvy wives in the town of Windsor, hilarity is ahead. Folger Theatre concludes its successful 2019/20 season with The Merry Wives of Windsor. Aaron Posner (King John, The Winter's Tale, Twelfth Night at Folger Theatre) returns to the Folger to direct Shakespeare's delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women, set here in the early 1970s.

14th Annual MFA Playwrights Workshop Launches New Work Next Week In Washington D.C. Photo 14th Annual MFA Playwrights Workshop Launches New Work Next Week In Washington D.C.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 26, 2019

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays, announce the 14th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop. The Kennedy Center will host more than 60 theater-makers from July 27-August 4, 2019 as part of the week-long Workshop featuring new works by graduate students or recent MFA graduates from the University of California, San Diego, Iowa Playwrights' Workshop, Boston University, National Theatre School of Canada, and Brown University. 

BWW Review: Outstanding Acting Propels WSC Avant Bard's TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Photo BWW Review: Outstanding Acting Propels WSC Avant Bard's TOPDOG/UNDERDOG
by Benjamin Tomchik - Mar 21, 2019

For once, being conned is all it is cracked up to be.