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Signature Theatre Announces Cast Of THE STORY OF WALTER SigWorks Reading Photo Signature Theatre Announces Cast Of THE STORY OF WALTER SigWorks Reading
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2020

Signature Theatre announces the cast for The Story of Walter, the second 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.

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 BWW News Desk - 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.

BWW Review: WILL ON THE HILL...OR WON'T THEY? at Shakespeare Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: WILL ON THE HILL...OR WON'T THEY? at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Hannah Wing - Sep 15, 2020

Will on the Hill...or Wona??t They? is almost like attending a lecture on Shakespeare by multiple enthusiast professors, but it leaves the audience with a major case of a?oeZoom fatigue.a?? 

VIDEO: Signature Theatre Releases Episode 4 of THE SIGNATURE SHOW Featuring Michael J Photo VIDEO: Signature Theatre Releases Episode 4 of THE SIGNATURE SHOW Featuring Michael John LaChiusa and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020

On September 11, 2020, Signature Theatre released the fourth episode of The Signature Show, a free biweekly half-hour digital experience featuring performances by acclaimed artists, interviews, celebration of new musical voices and memories of Signature's past and a glimpse into its future.

20th Annual Summer Repertory Season Moves From The Stage To The Radio Waves Photo 20th Annual Summer Repertory Season Moves From The Stage To The Radio Waves
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Embracing the ubiquity of contemporary podcasts while harkening to the earlier radio dramas devised by the great actor and director Orson Welles, Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy for Classical Acting presents its summer repertory season of three radio plays: Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Man and Superman by George Bernard Shaw, and Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.

BWW Video: Watch Arena Stage's World-Premiere Film May 22, 2020 Photo BWW Video: Watch Arena Stage's World-Premiere Film May 22, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater's docudrama, May 22, 2020 is now live.  The film received its world premiere on June 12 through Arena's Supper Club, captures a day in the life of actual Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Virginia residents, ages 18-89, from a beekeeper, a climate change activist to a D.C. police detective. Their rich stories, transformed into monologues by 10 area playwrights, are a stunning look at their lives in the age of COVID-19.

Arena Stage's First World Premiere Film Opens the Spring/Summer Season, LOOKING FORWA Photo Arena Stage's First World Premiere Film Opens the Spring/Summer Season, LOOKING FORWARD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater's docudrama, May 22, 2020 will be available online on Saturday, June 13.

Theater J Cancels Fall 2020 Productions Photo Theater J Cancels Fall 2020 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020

Theater J, the nation's largest and most prominent Jewish theater, announced that, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis, the three productions originally scheduled for fall 2020 are being canceled.

Theater J Has Announced the Return of BECOMING DR. RUTH Photo Theater J Has Announced the Return of BECOMING DR. RUTH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

The doctor is in, as Theater J's 2018 hit production of Mark St. Germain's Becoming Dr. Ruth returns for a four week run before transferring to Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park where it plays for six weeks. Director Holly Twyford again joins forces with actor Naomi Jacobson to bring to life the story of renowned sex therapist and media personality Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Becoming Dr. Ruth runs March 27 - April 19, 2020, with press invited to Opening Night on Tuesday, March 31 at 7:30.

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 BWW News Desk - 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: SILENT SKY at Ford's Theatre is Bursting with Imagination Photo BWW Review: SILENT SKY at Ford's Theatre is Bursting with Imagination
by Kelle Long - Jan 31, 2020

The city lights of Washington may typically obscure the night sky, but a portal to the cosmos has opened in downtown DC. Playwright Lauren Gunderson has gifted us a corner of the galaxy through the telescopic lens of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt's life and scientific discoveries. Leavitt's work may have been rooted in facts and figures, but SILENT SKY is bursting with imagination.

Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards Photo Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019

There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

December 19th Update: DEAR EVAN HANSEN - The Kennedy Center Leads Best Musical Catego Photo December 19th Update: DEAR EVAN HANSEN - The Kennedy Center Leads Best Musical Category in the BWW Washington, DC Awards Voting
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019

We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards Photo Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

Ford's Theatre Society Announces Full Casting for Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY Photo Ford's Theatre Society Announces Full Casting for Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and the design team for Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson, a captivating play based on the life of trail-blazing astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. The Ford's Theatre production is directed by Seema Sueko and features Laura C. Harris (Arena Stage's The Heiress, Signature Theatre's The Flick) as Henrietta Leavitt, Nora Achrati as Annie Jump Cannon, Emily Kester as Margaret Leavitt, Jonathan David Martin as Peter Shaw and Holly Twyford as Williamina Fleming. Performances are January 24 to February 23, 2020. A media performance is scheduled for January 29, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards Update: DEAR EVAN HANSEN - The Kennedy Center Lea Photo BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards Update: DEAR EVAN HANSEN - The Kennedy Center Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019

There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Washington, DC Awards!  Photo December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Washington, DC Awards!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019

It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.

First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Washington, DC Awards!  Photo First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Washington, DC Awards!
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019

Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!

BWW Review: ESCAPED ALONE at Signature Theatre Photo BWW 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.

Photo Flash: First Look at Signature's ESCAPED ALONE Photo Photo 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).

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