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McNally, Cleary, Currin, Diaz & More Set to Present at Helen Hayes Awards; Albee to Receive Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 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.

Signature Theatre's SHOWBOAT Closes January 17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2010

The Signature Theatre, nationally renowned for its innovation in musical theater, will reinvent the 1927 classic American musical, Show Boat, in a brand new production playing November 10, 2009 through January 17, 2010.

Signature Theatre Reinvented Version Of SHOWBOAT Begins 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2009

The Signature Theatre, nationally renowned for its innovation in musical theater, will reinvent the 1927 classic American musical, Show Boat, in a brand new production playing November 10, 2009 through January 17, 2010.

Signature Theatre Reinvents SHOWBOAT, Stars Gartshore, Waters, Burell and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2009

The Signature Theatre, nationally renowned for its innovation in musical theater, will reinvent the 1927 classic American musical, Show Boat, in a brand new production playing November 10, 2009 through January 17, 2010.

A Theatre Lover's Guide to DC/Capital Area Theatres - November Offerings
by Eddie Varley - Nov 5, 2009

The fall temperatures may be getting colder, but the DC area theatre scene is heating up with many musicals, including a new "intimate" production of a 1927 American classic, a Tony-Award Winning family saga, and so many choices - well - take a look for yourself at what this diverse theatre community has to offer in November. This is a great time to celebrate the upcoming holidays with your family, so bring the kids, grandparents, nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles and cousins to see that Orphan girl and her dog, a Disney heroine, and enjoy an early Christmas, and many more shows to bring in the cheer and joy of the holiday season. We have so much to be thankful for this month, so come to our nation's capital and celebrate the joy of theatre with us!

Signature Theatre Reinvented Version Of SHOWBOAT Begins 11/10
by Gabrielle Sierra - Oct 19, 2009

The Signature Theatre, nationally renowned for its innovation in musical theater, will reinvent the 1927 classic American musical, Show Boat, in a brand new production playing November 10, 2009 through January 17, 2010.

Signature Theatre Reinvents SHOWBOAT, Stars Gartshore, Waters, Burell and More
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 30, 2009

The Signature Theatre, nationally renowned for its innovation in musical theater, will reinvent the 1927 classic American musical, Show Boat, in a brand new production playing November 10, 2009 through January 17, 2010.

'Dirty Blonde' Could Have Used a Little More Mae West
by Charles Shubow - Sep 11, 2009

As a famous barber once said, 'At last my arm is complete again!' This is how I feel as the 2000-2010 theater season has finally opened.

A Theatre Lover's Guide to DC/Capital Area Theatres - September Offerings
by Eddie Varley - Aug 29, 2009

There are two things you should know about me: I am a musical theatre lover, and I love to schmooze with actors and composers. I am very fortunate to live in the DC area where our theatre community is growing by leaps and bounds. There are so many productions opening in September in DC, Maryland and Virginia theatres, my head is spinning trying to figure out which ones I will see.

Photo Coverage: EXCLUSIVE: Backstage with Signature Theatre's 'DIRTY BLONDE'
by Walter McBride - Aug 24, 2009

Signature Theatre, recipient of the 2009 Regional Theater Tony Award, opened its 20th anniversary season on August 11 with the Broadway hit Dirty Blonde, a comedy with music about the notorious film legend Mae West. Called the 'best new American play of the [2000] season' by The New York Times, Dirty Blonde runs in Signature's ARK Theatre from August 11 through October 4, 2009.

Photo Coverage EXCLUSIVE: Signature Theatre's 'DIRTY BLONDE' - Curtain Call
by Walter McBride - Aug 24, 2009

Signature Theatre, recipient of the 2009 Regional Theater Tony Award, opened its 20th anniversary season on August 11 with the Broadway hit Dirty Blonde, a comedy with music about the notorious film legend Mae West. Called the 'best new American play of the [2000] season' by The New York Times, Dirty Blonde runs in Signature's ARK Theatre from August 11 through October 4, 2009.

Signature Theatre Co Opens Season With DIRTY BLONDE, Begins 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2009

Signature Theatre, winner of the 2009 Regional Theatre Tony Award®, celebrates its 20th anniversary this season from August 11, 2009 through June 20, 2010. The season begins with the Broadway hit Dirty Blonde, a comedy with music about the notorious film legend Mae West starring Tony Award®-nominee Emily Skinner.

Signature Theatre Opens Its Season With DIRTY BLONDE 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2009

Signature Theatre, recipient of the 2009 Regional Theater Tony Award®, opens its 20th anniversary season on August 11 with the Broadway hit Dirty Blonde, a comedy with music about the notorious film legend Mae West.

Signature Theatre Opens Its Season With DIRTY BLONDE 8/11
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 17, 2009

Signature Theatre, recipient of the 2009 Regional Theater Tony Award®, opens its 20th anniversary season on August 11 with the Broadway hit Dirty Blonde, a comedy with music about the notorious film legend Mae West.

Signature Theatre Co Opens Season With DIRTY BLONDE, Begins 8/11
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 22, 2009

Signature Theatre, winner of the 2009 Regional Theatre Tony Award®, celebrates its 20th anniversary this season from August 11, 2009 through June 20, 2010. The season begins with the Broadway hit Dirty Blonde, a comedy with music about the notorious film legend Mae West starring Tony Award®-nominee Emily Skinner.

Cox, Innvar & More Join The Cast Of TWELFTH NIGHT 3/10-29
by Gabrielle Sierra - Feb 23, 2009

McCarter Theatre Center announces the complete cast of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, directed by Rebecca Taichman. A co-production with Washington, D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre Company, Twelfth Night begins performances in the Matthews Theatre on Tuesday, March 10 and runs until March 29. (Press opening Friday, March 13). Shipwrecked in a foreign land without family, friends or possessions-what's a girl to do? Identity is under siege in the labyrinth of misconceptions that is Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's bewitching comedy of unquenchable desire, self-deception and misdirected love. This fantastical, timeless production-helmed by rising-star director Rebecca Taichman-is a real sensualist's delight: full of longing 'all as hungry as the sea' and awash in ethereal charm.

Arena Stage Presents 'Mystery of Irma Vep'
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2008

Arena Stage presents Charles Ludlam's comic masterpiece The Mystery of Irma Vep. This clever, quick-change marathon ransacks literary, cinematic and pop culture as it satirizes everything from Hitchcock's Rebecca and classic horror film The Mummy's Curse to Wuthering Heights and Shakespeare. Arena Stage is excited to welcome back Brad Oscar (Broadway's Spamalot and The Producers, Arena's Cabaret and Damn Yankees) and J. Fred Shiffman (The Arthur Miller Festival, She Loves Me, Cabaret) as they portray all of the characters--men, women and monsters--in this gender-bending 'tour de force.' The Mystery of Irma Vep runs June 6 - July 13 at Arena Stage in Crystal City. The press opening performance is Thursday, June 12 at 8:00 p.m.

Helen Hayes Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2008

The recipients of The 24th Annual Helen Hayes Awards were presented tonight, Monday, April 28. Winners include Blickenstaff, Jones, Kudisch, and Irwin.

Arena Stage Presents Miller's 'Salesman' & 'View from the Bridge' in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2008

Arena Stage will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Death of a Salesman and A View from the Bridge in rotating repertory as a salute to one of America's best playwrights, Arthur Miller.

Woodard & Innvar to Star in 'Shrew,' STC Season Opener 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2007

The Shakespeare Theatre Company begins its 2007-2008 season with William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, beginning September 25; opening October 4 with performances through November 18 at the Lansburgh Theatre.

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