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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 Alexa Criscitiello - 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.

FSPA Offers Annual Broadway Boot Camp Photo FSPA Offers Annual Broadway Boot Camp
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 29, 2020

The Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA) will offer its annual Broadway Boot Camp this July for students Grades 8-12 with an additional option for Grades 1-7. This year's special guest instructors will be Ben Bryant and Lonnie E. Davis Jr.

Arena Stage Announces Virtual Audition Intensive Photo Arena Stage Announces Virtual Audition Intensive
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its newly created virtual audition intensive. Developed and led by Arena Stage's Community Engagement department, the online intensive prepares students and artists ages 16-22 for careers in theater with group and private coaching sessions in audition techniques.

Roanne Cash to Receive MacDowell Medal Photo Roanne Cash to Receive MacDowell Medal
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 18, 2020

Composer and performer Rosanne Cash will receive the prestigious Edward MacDowell Medal, but the public celebration a?" with the Medalist in attendance a?" will have to wait a year.

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 Alexa Criscitiello - 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.

BWW Review: DISNEY THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Argyle Theatre Photo BWW Review: DISNEY THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Argyle Theatre
by Anthony Hazzard & Scott Stolzenberg - Jan 28, 2020

Babylon's shores are brimming and bubbling with beautiful brine now that Disney's 'The Little Mermaid' and half the ocean washed up on the stage of the Argyle Theatre. Ariel, Ursula, King Triton, and a mix of maritime mavens present the classic underwater adventure based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen and the Disney film.

VIDEO: First Look at THE LITTLE MERMAID at the Argyle Theatre Photo VIDEO: First Look at THE LITTLE MERMAID at the Argyle Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2020

Long Island's newest year-round professional theatrical venue, The Argyle Theatre, presents the hit Broadway musical Disney's The Little Mermaid with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright.

Photo Coverage: The Cast of THE LITTLE MERMAID Celebrates Opening at The Argyle Theat Photo Photo Coverage: The Cast of THE LITTLE MERMAID Celebrates Opening at The Argyle Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 20, 2020

Long Island's newest year-round professional theatrical venue, The Argyle Theatre, presents the hit Broadway musical Disney's The Little Mermaid with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright. Check out photos from the cast's opening night celebration!

Photo Coverage: THE LITTLE MERMAID Opens At The Argyle Theatre Photo Photo Coverage: THE LITTLE MERMAID Opens At The Argyle Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 20, 2020

Long Island's newest year-round professional theatrical venue, The Argyle Theatre, presents the hit Broadway musical Disney's The Little Mermaid with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright. Check out photos from opening night!

Photo Flash: The Argyle Theatre Presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Photo Photo Flash: The Argyle Theatre Presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 17, 2020

Long Island's newest year-round professional theatrical venue, The Argyle Theatre, presents the hit Broadway musical Disney's The Little Mermaid with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright.  

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.

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Will Begin Performances Tomorrow at The Arygle Theatre in Photo Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Will Begin Performances Tomorrow at The Arygle Theatre in Babylon
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2020

Long Island's newest year-round professional theatrical venue, The Argyle Theatre (Mark and Dylan Perlman, Managing Partners; Evan Pappas, Artistic Director), presents the hit Broadway musical Disney's The Little Mermaid with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright. Performances begin TOMORROW, Thursday, January 16, 2020 for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, February 23, 2020 at The Argyle Theatre (34 West Main Street, Babylon, Long Island).

The Argyle Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID Photo The Argyle Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Stephi Wild - Jan 2, 2020

Long Island's newest year-round professional theatrical venue, The Argyle Theatre, presents the hit Broadway musical Disney's The Little Mermaid with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright. Performances begin Thursday, January 16, 2020 for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, February 23, 2020 at The Argyle Theatre (34 West Main Street, Babylon, Long Island). Opening Night is Saturday evening, January 18, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. Disney's The Little Mermaid is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

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.

ALTERED MINDS Announces AEA Showcase Cast Photo ALTERED MINDS Announces AEA Showcase Cast
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2019

The Alternative Theater Company presents ALTERED MINDS, Off-Broadway AEA Showcase, a collection of short plays, from quirky to inspiring, on relevant mental health issues and the stories of those whose lives they touch.

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 Alexa Criscitiello - 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.

Photo Flash: First Look at Avant Bard's TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Avant Bard's TOPDOG/UNDERDOG
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2019

Avant Bard presents the acclaimed dark comedy TOPDOG/UNDERDOG by Suzan-Lori Parks, starring Louis E. Davis and Jeremy Keith Hunterand directed by DeMone Seraphin. The pl­ay-a tensely funny and dead serious tragicomedy about two African American brothers grappling for destiny-won Parks the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for drama, and the New York Times named it the best American play of the last 25 years.

Avant Bard Announces Sudden Casting Change For TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Photo Avant Bard Announces Sudden Casting Change For TOPDOG/UNDERDOG
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2019

Avant Bard has announced that Khalil Kain has had to withdraw from the cast of TOPDOG/UNDERDOG due to unforeseen personal circumstances. But Avant Bard is happy to announce that Jeremy Keith Hunter has joined the production. Jeremy will play opposite Louis E. Davis in the Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy by Suzan-Lori Parks about two African American brothers grappling for destiny. The production runs from March 14 to April 14, 2019, at Gunston Arts Center Theatre Two in Arlington.

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