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Phillipa Soo, Steven Pasquale, Ali Ewoldt And More Nominated for Helen Hayes Awards Photo Phillipa Soo, Steven Pasquale, Ali Ewoldt And More Nominated for Helen Hayes Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2023

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.

Imagination Stage Premieres THE HULA-HOOPIN' QUEEN Photo Imagination Stage Premieres THE HULA-HOOPIN' QUEEN
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 19, 2023

Imagination Stage, the metro DC region's largest professional theatre for children, debuts its latest new play commission, The Hula-Hoopin' Queen, adapted for the stage by Gloria Bond Clunie from the book by Thelma Lynne Godin, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. Angelisa Gillyard directs.

Review: THE RAINMAKER at 1st Stage Photo Review: THE RAINMAKER at 1st Stage
by Peter Rouleau - Nov 23, 2022

American literature has a soft spot for con artists, those ruffians who, lacking the skills or inclination to earn an honest living, prosper by using sheer charm and creativity to tell other people what they most want to hear. These rapscallions, despite living by lying, often find themselves in a position to help other characters discover certain truths about themselves. 1st Stage's production of N. Edward Nash's 1954 play The Rainmaker is an enjoyable and entertaining visit with one such miscreant.

Photos: First Look at THE RAINMAKER at 1st Stage Photo Photos: First Look at THE RAINMAKER at 1st Stage
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2022

1st Stage is now presenting The Rainmaker, written by N. Richard Nash and directed by Deidra LaWan Starnes, through December 11, 2022. Check out all new production photos here!

1st Stage Presents THE RAINMAKER This Month Photo 1st Stage Presents THE RAINMAKER This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

1st Stage has announced The Rainmaker, written by N. Richard Nash and directed by Deidra LaWan Starnes from November 17, 2022 through December 11, 2022.

Imagination Stage Announces Six Shows for 2022-2023 Photo Imagination Stage Announces Six Shows for 2022-2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Imagination Stage‚ĄĘ, the metro DC region‚Äôs largest professional theatre for young audiences, announced its six shows for 2022-2023, which include two newly-commissioned world premieres, two musicals based on popular books, and two favorites especially for the very youngest theatre-goers.¬†

1st Stage Announces Critically-Acclaimed THE MAMALOGUES Photo 1st Stage Announces Critically-Acclaimed THE MAMALOGUES
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2022

1st Stage has announced that The Mamalogues will now run through May 15.

BWW Review: THE MAMALOGUES at 1st Stage Theater Photo BWW Review: THE MAMALOGUES at 1st Stage Theater
by Tavish Young - Apr 25, 2022

Earnest, funny, and full of life, Lisa B. Thompson's The Mamalogues is an intimate piece about navigating the world and looking for a fulfilling way of life (and in particular America) as a single Black mother. 

BWW Review: A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Photo BWW Review: A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
by Timoth David Copney - Feb 8, 2022

...it is as fine a theatrical treatment of this oft-produced - not though not oft enough - play as I’ve ever seen

Cast Announced for LIGHT Presented by Signature Theatre's SigWorks Series Photo Cast Announced for LIGHT Presented by Signature Theatre's SigWorks Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021

Signature Theatre has announced the cast for Light, the final of four readings in its 2020/21 SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Reading Series. Now in its fifth year, the SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Reading Series has moved to an entirely digital format.