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Theater J Announces Annual Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Theater J's 2017 Annual Benefit celebrates the artistry of Rick Foucheux and honors the leadership of Mita M. Schaffer.  This party to benefit the nation's most distinctive and progressive Jewish theater treats supporters to an elegant and entertaining evening.  The Annual Benefit will take place on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 6:30 PM at the Washington Hebrew Congregation and will include a cocktail hour, followed by dinner (sponsored by Provisions Catering), live performances and dessert. 

Forum Theatre Presents Special Engagement of THE NORMAL HEART
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

Forum Theatre presents a Special Engagement of the 2011 Tony Award Winner for Best Revival of a Play.

Forum Theatre Presents Special Engagement of THE NORMAL HEART
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2011

Forum Theatre presents a Special Engagement of the 2011 Tony Award Winner for Best Revival of a Play.

A Theatre Lover's Guide to DC/Capital Area Theatres - September 2011 Offerings
by Joel Markowitz - Sep 1, 2011

The new DC area theatre season begins in September. Over 50 shows are opening in our professional and community theatres. But before we move on to the new season and what's opening in September, let's look back at my personal favorite musicals, plays, and performances in both musicals and plays in the DC area - from August 2010 to August 2011.

Signature Theatre Hosts Pride Night Celebration 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2011

Signature Theatre will be wasting no time ringing in the new year. The Tony Award-winning Theatre will be hosting "Pride Night" on Friday, January 7, 2011 - a special event for members of the GLBT community.

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at SUNSET BOULEVARD at Signature!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 22, 2010

Signature Theatre presents the legendary Hollywood musical Sunset Boulevard running through February 13, 2011 and BWW is very excited to present a video sneak peek at the production!

Signature Theatre Hosts Pride Night Celebration 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2010

Signature Theatre will be wasting no time ringing in the new year. The Tony Award-winning Theatre will be hosting "Pride Night" on Friday, January 7, 2011 - a special event for members of the GLBT community.

Photo Flash: Signature Theater Presents Sunset Boulevard
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2010

Signature Theatre presents the legendary Hollywood musical Sunset Boulevard running through February 13, 2011.

Signature Theatre Celebrates the Holiday Season by Hosting Pentagon Night 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2010

Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre is embracing the spirit of the holiday season by hosting "Pentagon Night" on Wednesday, December 22nd.

Signature Theatre Celebrates the Holiday Season by Hosting Pentagon Night 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2010

Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre is embracing the spirit of the holiday season by hosting "Pentagon Night" on Wednesday, December 22nd.

Photo Flash: New SUNSET BLVD. Production Stills from Signature!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

Signature Theatre presents the legendary Hollywood musical Sunset Boulevard running through February 13, 2011. Headlining the production is Broadway's Florence Lacey Evita; Hello Dolly!; Signature's Follies as the tragic silent film star Norma Desmond, complemented by D.B. Bonds The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Signature's The Visit as Joe, Susan Derry Wonderful Town as Betty, and Ed Dixon The Iceman Cometh, The Three Musketeers as Max von Mayerling. Three time Helen Hayes Award winner J. Fred Shiffman is Sheldrake and Washington favorite Harry A. Winter is Cecil B. DeMille.

Photo Flash: Signature Theatre's SUNSET BLVD.
by BWW Photo Special - Dec 14, 2010

Signature Theatre presents the legendary Hollywood musical Sunset Boulevard running through February 13, 2011. Headlining the production is Broadway's Florence Lacey Evita; Hello Dolly!; Signature's Follies as the tragic silent film star Norma Desmond, complemented by D.B. Bonds The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Signature's The Visit as Joe, Susan Derry Wonderful Town as Betty, and Ed Dixon The Iceman Cometh, The Three Musketeers as Max von Mayerling. Three time Helen Hayes Award winner J. Fred Shiffman is Sheldrake and Washington favorite Harry A. Winter is Cecil B. DeMille.

Photo Flash: Florence Lacey Opens Signature's SUNSET BLVD. Tonight, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2010

Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre begins its run of the legendary Hollywood musical Sunset Boulevard this evening, December 7th - and runs through February 13, 2011. Headlining the production - the area's first staging of the Tony Award-winning musical - is Broadway's Florence Lacey (Evita; Hello Dolly!; Signature's Follies) as the tragic silent film star Norma Desmond. Ms. Lacey is complemented by D.B. Bonds (The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Signature's The Visit) as Joe, Susan Derry (Wonderful Town) as Betty, and Ed Dixon (The Iceman Cometh, The Three Musketeers) as Max von Mayerling. Three time Helen Hayes Award winner J. Fred Shiffman is Sheldrake and Washington favorite Harry A. Winter is Cecil B. DeMille.

SUNSET BOULEVARD Opens at Signature Theatre, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2010

Signature Theatre presents the legendary Hollywood musical Sunset Boulevard running December 7, 2010 through February 13, 2011. Headlining the production is Broadway's Florence Lacey (Evita; Hello Dolly!; Signature's Follies) as the tragic silent film star Norma Desmond, complemented by D.B. Bonds (The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Signature's The Visit) as Joe, Susan Derry (Wonderful Town) as Betty, and Ed Dixon (The Iceman Cometh, The Three Musketeers) as Max von Mayerling. Three time Helen Hayes Award winner J. Fred Shiffman is Sheldrake and Washington favorite Harry A. Winter is Cecil B. DeMille.

A Theatre Lover's Guide to DC/Capital Area Theatres ‚Ä" December 2010 Offerings
by Joel Markowitz - Nov 30, 2010

Happy Holidays everyone! Come visit our Nation's Capital during the holiday season. It's such a beautiful time of the year here, with so many lights shimmering on the monuments, The Mall, and on The White House. As we await the first snow flakes, DC area theatres are chocked full of productions for the whole family filled with elves, reindeers, Santas, and Scrooges.

STAGE TUBE: Florence Lacey Talks Norma Desmond
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 11, 2010

Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre presents the legendary Hollywood musical Sunset Boulevard running December 7, 2010 through February 13, 2011. Headlining the production is Broadway's Florence Lacey (Evita; Hello Dolly!; Signature's Follies) as the tragic silent film star Norma Desmond [as previously announced], complemented by D.B. Bonds (The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Signature's The Visit) as Joe, Susan Derry (Wonderful Town) as Betty, and Ed Dixon (The Iceman Cometh, The Three Musketeers) as Max von Mayerling. Three time Helen Hayes Award winner J. Fred Shiffman is Sheldrake and Washington favorite Harry A. Winter is Cecil B. DeMille. In the video below below, hear from the production's leading lady, Florence Lacey.

A Theatre Lover's Guide to DC/Capital Area Theatres ‚Ä" October 2010 Offerings
by Joel Markowitz - Sep 26, 2010

Full Cast Announced for Lacey-Led SUNSET BOULEVARD at Signature
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2010

Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre today announced the full casting for its new production of the legendary Hollywood musical Sunset Boulevard running December 7, 2010 through February 13, 2011.

THE ODD COUPLE, THE CHOSEN, PHOTOGRAPH 51 et al. Play Theatre J in 2010-2011
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2010

Theatre J has announced its upcoming 2010- 2011 season including THE ODD COUPLE, THE CHOSEN, and the new play PHOTOGRAPH 51.

McNally, Cleary, Currin, Diaz & More Present at Helen Hayes Awards; Albee to Receive Tribute, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2010

Theatre artists and productions nominated for The 26th Annual Helen Hayes Awards were announced this evening at a press conference hosted by The National Theatre in its Helen Hayes Gallery. The complete list of nominees can be found below.

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