Nominations Announced for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards; MEAN GIRLS, FUN HOME, and More!Nominations Announced for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards; MEAN GIRLS, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

The nominees for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards were announced on February 5, 2018. 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. The National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery set the scene for the announcement of nominees in 47 categories for artistic excellence, and the theatre companies eligible for the 2017 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company. The recipient of the 2018 Helen Hayes Tribute will be announced shortly. (more...)

BWW Review: Experimental STILL LIFE WITH ROCKET at Theater Alliance
by Roger Catlin - Jun 13, 2017

At its core, Mollye Maxner's 'Still Life with Rocket' is one of those complex, emotional theatrical dramas that grow out of an uneasy reunion, where cracks in the family unit become increasingly and tragically clear. After its secrets are revealed, there's a climax from which no one can return. (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Travels Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Michael Alden Productions presents the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH, written and performed by Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe nominated writer and comedian Monica Piper (Writer of Roseanne, Mad About You, Rugrats) and directed by Mark Waldrop (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends). (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Travels Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Michael Alden Productions presents the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH, written and performed by Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe nominated writer and comedian Monica Piper (Writer of Roseanne, Mad About You, Rugrats) and directed by Mark Waldrop (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends). (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/17; SPRING AWAKENING in Pittsburgh, LEGALLY BLONDE in Sacramento and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 17, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Pittsburgh, Sacramento, South Africa and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include SPRING AWAKENING in Pittsburgh, LEGALLY BLONDE at California Music Circus, and A VOICE I CANNOT SILENCE in South Africa, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Review: GOING TO A PLACE WHERE YOU ALREADY ARE a Touch of Heaven at Theater Alliance
by Andrew White - Jun 13, 2016

At stake for both couples in Going to a Place is the fundamental question: are we good people? And even if we tell ourselves over and over again that we're jerks, that we have no soul and not one scintilla of empathy for anyone but ourselves, could it be that we're still decent people after all? Sometimes the shock lies not so much in our cynicism but in the realization that the pose is a lie, and that goodness and soul were always there, in our hearts, from the git-go. (more...)

The Rainbow Theatre Project to Stage Tennessee Williams' SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

The Rainbow Theatre Project's Generation Q Staged Reading Series is back in the new year with a presentation of Tennessee Williams' harrowing Southern Gothic classic, SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER. It will be paired with a reading of a short-play by Dr. Samantha McDermitt, JUSTICE DISORDERED. The readings take place Monday, February 22, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Source in the District. (more...)

Frank Britton to Return for Final Performances in THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT at Forum Theatre, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Frank Britton will return in the role of Pontius PIlate in THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT, for the final 5 performances beginning Thursday and Friday. It was announced that he sustained injuries in an attack on Tuesday, May 30th, and is now recovering. (more...)

Forum Theatre to Present THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT, 5/22-6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Forum Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season continues with the return of The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by John Vreeke, May 22 - June 14, 2014. (more...)

Off-Broadway's TIL DIVORCE DO US PART Plays Final Performance on 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, will conclude its 10-week engagement at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street in Union Square) after the matinee on Sunday, April 13th, prior to a national tour, which is soon to be announced. Mark Waldrop is the director with concept, lyrics and choreography by Ruthe Ponturo and music by John Thomas Fischer. The musical comedy revue opened to acclaim from critics and audiences alike. Among the raves, The New York Times exclaimed: 'The show is buoyant and high spirited. Revenge is truly sweet!' The New Yorker acclaimed: 'Laugh-Out-Loud Funny!' and New York Magazine called Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical 'a wacky and clever musical comedy.' For tickets call (212) 239-6200 or visit www.telecharge.com (more...)

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART Will End Run at DR2 Theatre on 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, will conclude its 10-week engagement at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street in Union Square) after the matinee on Sunday, April 13th, prior to a national tour, which is soon to be announced. Mark Waldrop is the director with concept, lyrics and choreography by Ruthe Ponturo and music by John Thomas Fischer. The musical comedy revue opened to acclaim from critics and audiences alike. Among the raves, The New York Times exclaimed: 'The show is buoyant and high spirited. Revenge is truly sweet!' The New Yorker acclaimed: 'Laugh-Out-Loud Funny!' and New York Magazine called Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical 'a wacky and clever musical comedy.' For tickets call (212) 239-6200 or visit www.telecharge.com (more...)

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL Gives Valentine's Presents to Its Entire Audience Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, which began previews on Friday, February 7th will be giving Valentine's presents to the entire audience tonight, February 14th at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street- in Union Square). (more...)

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL to Give Valentine's Presents to Its Entire Audience, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, which begins previews on Friday, February 7th will be giving Valentine's presents to the entire audience on Friday, February 14th at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street- in Union Square). The producers of the show felt that everyone deserves to feel loved and appreciated. After all, the musical comedy is based on the real-life story of a woman who wrote this show while going through her own divorce from a Broadway producer, who left her for a much younger woman. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Forum Theatre Launches 'Forum for All' with Poetic AGNES UNDER THE BIG TOP
by Elizabeth Bruce - Sep 13, 2013

Forum Theatre launches its daringly democratic 'Forum for All' pay-what-you-can-at-every-show initiative with AGNES UNDER THE BIG TOP, a poetic and timely portrait of the immigrant experience in the USA (more...)

AGNES UNDER THE BIG TOP Opens Forum Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

Forum Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season will begin with Agnes Under The Big Top, from playwright Aditi Brennan Kapil and directed by Forum's Artistic Director, Michael Dove (Holly Down in Heaven, Church, Mad Forest, Scorched, Angels In America: Perestroika) tonight, September 5 - September 28, 2013. (more...)

AGNES UNDER THE BIG TOP, GIDION'S KNOT and More Set for Forum Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

Forum Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season has begun! The 2013-2014 season will features two world premieres, two regional premieres, and the return of an acclaimed Forum production. For the fifth year in a row, Forum will be in residence at Round House Theatre Silver Spring. (more...)

AGNES UNDER THE BIG TOP to Open Forum Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season, 9/5-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Forum Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season will begin with Agnes Under The Big Top, from playwright Aditi Brennan Kapil and directed by Forum's Artistic Director, Michael Dove (Holly Down in Heaven, Church, Mad Forest, Scorched, Angels In America: Perestroika) September 5 - September 28, 2013. (more...)

AGNES UNDER THE BIG TOP, GIDION'S KNOT and More Set for Forum Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013

Forum Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season has begun! The 2013-2014 season will features two world premieres, two regional premieres, and the return of an acclaimed Forum production. For the fifth year in a row, Forum will be in residence at Round House Theatre Silver Spring. (more...)

Forum Theatre Presents BOBRAUSCHENBERGAMERICA, 6/2-25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2011

Rounding out the 2010-2011 Forum Theatre season is Charles L. Mee's bobrauschenbergamerica, a wild and whimsical road trip through our country (more...)


by Joel Markowitz - Jun 1, 2011

The humidity is starting to climb and it's what we call around here -- 'corn weather'. But in the air-conditioned theatres in the Nation's Capital there is a harvest of new shows opening. So if you're here visiting the monuments and the Smithsonian museums, get out of the heat and come see a play or a musical. (more...)

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