BWW Review: ESCAPED ALONE at Signature TheatreBWW Review: ESCAPED ALONE at Signature Theatre
by Hannah Wing - Oct 5, 2019

Signature Theatre's Escaped Alone, directed by Holly Twyford, is a surreal Golden Girls episode with British humor. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Signature's ESCAPED ALONEPhoto Flash: First Look at Signature's ESCAPED ALONE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

Signature Theatre presents the regional premiere of Escaped Alone by legendary playwright Caryl Churchill (Cloud 9, Top Girls) and directed by acclaimed DC actress Holly Twyford (Signature's A Little Night Music, Sex with Strangers). (more...)

VIDEO: Preview Signature's ESCAPED ALONEVIDEO: Preview Signature's ESCAPED ALONE
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2019

Signature Theatre presents the regional premiere of Escaped Alone by legendary playwright Caryl Churchill (Cloud 9, Top Girls) and directed by acclaimed DC actress Holly Twyford (Signature's A Little Night Music, Sex with Strangers). (more...)

Avant Bard Announces 30th Anniversary SeasonAvant Bard Announces 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

WSC Avant Bard, celebrating 30 years of thoughtful, provocative work, announces three mainstage productions including a spring repertory, as well as an upcoming benefit featuring comic poetry readings from local acting icons Holly Twyford and Rick Foucheux. (more...)

Signature Sets Cast for ESCAPED ALONESignature Sets Cast for ESCAPED ALONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

Signature Theatre announces the full cast and creative team for the regional premiere of Escaped Alone by legendary playwright Caryl Churchill (Cloud 9, Top Girls) and directed by acclaimed DC actress Holly Twyford (Signature's A Little Night Music, Sex with Strangers). (more...)

BWW Review: A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Round House Theater - A Powerful ProductionBWW Review: A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Round House Theater - A Powerful Production
by Charles Shubow - Jun 14, 2019

When you leave the theater and you immediately purchase a copy of the play, that should indicate that you have really enjoyed it. This does not happen often but it happened to me as I left the Lansburgh Theatre (temporary home of the Round House during renovations) in DC. I loved A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2, I had to read it and enjoy it some more...and I did! (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Holly TwyfordBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Holly Twyford
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 14, 2019

When an actress has a long and distinguished career they are sometimes referred to as a Grande Dame. Today's subject Holly Twyford is what we call the Grand Damn! of DC Theatre. Throughout her many years of performing at pretty much every large theatre in town she proves time and time again that she is a force of nature every time she steps onto an area stage. Holly can currently be seen in the Round House Theatre production of A Doll's House Part 2. The show is running through June 30th at the Lansburgh Theatre while Round House Theatre completes its renovation for a fall re-opening. (more...)

BWW Review: A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Round House TheatreBWW Review: A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Round House Theatre
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jun 13, 2019

In a city where seemingly everyone is from somewhere else, A Doll's House Part 2 is about something all of us have had to do at some point or another, return home to face our past. Fueled by a powerhouse cast led by the dazzling Holly Twyford, Round House Theatre's production is a homecoming not to be missed. (more...)

World Premiere of CAMILLE CLAUDEL, ASSASSINS, A CHORUS LINE, and More Set For Signature Theatre's 30th Anniversary SeasonWorld Premiere of CAMILLE CLAUDEL, ASSASSINS, A CHORUS LINE, and More Set For Signature Theatre's 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland announce the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 2019/20 season. (more...)

Theater J Announces Its 19/20 Season - OCCUPANT, THE WANDERERS, and More!Theater J Announces Its 19/20 Season - OCCUPANT, THE WANDERERS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr and Managing Director Jojo Ruf announce the 2019-2020 season, welcoming home audiences to a beautiful and refreshed theater located in the newly renovated Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center on 16th Street. The season includes four plays and one musical, all being produced for the first time in DC, as well as the triumphant return of a recent Theater J hit. From an intoxicating new musical set in Tel Aviv based on the Song of Songs to the late-career masterpiece by multiple Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Albee, Theater J's season celebrates journeys of every kind with a provocative and ambitious slate of plays. Of the six shows, three have future runs: two in New York City and one at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Heather McDonaldBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Heather McDonald
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 18, 2019

As a playwright you always hope that your script gets a first class production at a top theatre. Today's subject, Heather McDonald, is currently living her theatre life on a high as her world premiere play Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity is receiving such royal treatment. Featuring the likes of performers Holly Twyford, Felicia Curry, and Yesenia Iglesias, the production plays through April 7th in Signature Theatre's ARK space. (more...)

BWW Review: MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITY at Signature TheatreBWW Review: MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITY at Signature Theatre
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 11, 2019

Sometimes a particular genre of theater isn't necessarily popular with a general audience. Theater of the Absurd might be the biggest example of this. Playwrights like Eugene Ionesco and others have left audiences scratching their heads for years as to what they were trying to say within their plays. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITY At Signature TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look At MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITY At Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Signature Theatre presents world premiere of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by DC playwright Heather McDonald (Broadway's An Almost Holy Picture, Signature's Available Light). The production is directed by Australian film and theater director Nadia Tass (Malcolm, Matching Jack) and features Holly Twyford(Signature's A Little Night Music, Sex with Strangers) as Layla, Felicia Curry (Signature's The Scottsboro Boys, Arena's Nina Simone: Four Women) as Mitra, and Yesenia Iglesias (Folger's Love's Labor's Lost, Ford's A Christmas Carol) as Nadia. Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity runs from February 26 through April 7 in Signature Theatre's ARK Theatre. (more...)

Video: Signature Theatre Presents MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITYVideo: Signature Theatre Presents MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Signature Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by DC playwright Heather McDonald (Broadway's An Almost Holy Picture, Signature's Available Light). The production is directed by Australian film and theater director Nadia Tass (Malcolm, Matching Jack) and features Holly Twyford (Signature's A Little Night Music, Sex with Strangers) as Layla, Felicia Curry (Signature's The Scottsboro Boys, Arena's Nina Simone: Four Women) as Mitra, and Yesenia Iglesias (Folger's Love's Labor's Lost, Ford's A Christmas Carol) as Nadia. Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity runs from February 26 through April 7 in Signature Theatre's ARK Theatre. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park Announces 2019-2020 SeasonCincinnati Playhouse In The Park Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Artistic Director Blake Robison announced Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's 2019-20 season today, which includes plays from Karen Zacarias and Anna Ziegler, a new stage adaptation of a Margaret Atwood novel, a recent Broadway comedy hit and a world premiere from the award-winning, multi-cultural performance ensemble Universes. (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces Casting And Creative Team For MASTERPIECESSignature Theatre Announces Casting And Creative Team For MASTERPIECES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Signature Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by DC playwright Heather McDonald (more...)

BWW Review: Thought-Provoking and Stunning KING JOHN at Folger TheatreBWW Review: Thought-Provoking and Stunning KING JOHN at Folger Theatre
by Pamela Roberts - Nov 1, 2018

Political legitimacy and enduring human connections are at the forefront of a gorgeous and spare King John at the Folger Theatre. In the assured hands of Helen Hayes Award-winning director Aaron Posner, and with a dynamic and gifted cast, the production makes a powerful case for bringing King John off the shelf and onto the stage far more often. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Folger Shakespeare's KING JOHNPhoto Flash: First Look at Folger Shakespeare's KING JOHN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Secret deals. Threats of mass destruction. Shifting loyalties. Folger Theatre follows its sold-out run of Macbeth with King John, Shakespeare's rarely performed history play chronicling King John's turbulent reign from 1199 to 1216. (more...)

BWW Interview: Aaron Posner of KING JOHN at Folger TheatreBWW Interview: Aaron Posner of KING JOHN at Folger Theatre
by Rachael Goldberg - Oct 5, 2018

King John is Aaron Posner's twentieth directing project with the Folger Theatre. He is a two-time recipient of the Helen Hayes Award, and is also the director of Ford Theatre's current production, Born Yesterday. (more...)

Aaron Posner Stages Rare KING JOHN At Folger TheatreAaron Posner Stages Rare KING JOHN At Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Secret deals. Threats of mass destruction. Shifting loyalties. Folger Theatre follows its sold-out run of Macbeth with King John, Shakespeare's rarely performed history play chronicling King John's turbulent reign from 1199 to 1216. Directed by six-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Aaron Posner, the production features Kate Eastwood Norris (Macbeth, The Taming of the Shrew) as Philip Faulconbridge (the Bastard) and Holly Twyford (A Midsummer Night's Dream, Arcadia) as Arthur's tragic mother, Constance. Brian Dykstra, last seen on the Folger stage in Romeo and Juliet, will play the inscrutable King John. (more...)

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