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Monumental Theatre Company Presents DESIDERIUM: A Reading of A New Musical Photo Monumental Theatre Company Presents DESIDERIUM: A Reading of A New Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020

Desiderium follows the family and friends of Sam Herald in the wake of his untimely passing. It reflects on the tender moment between loss and moving forward. Relationships that were once easy have now become strained. Mourning is a uniquely personal process, but how do you keep love as the crux when you feel challenged in how you express yourself?

Monumental To Present DESIDERIUM, A Virtual Reading Of A New Musical Photo Monumental To Present DESIDERIUM, A Virtual Reading Of A New Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020

On Monday, July 20th at 8pm, Monumental Theatre Company will present a reading of a new musical. Desiderium follows the family and friends of Sam Herald in the wake of his untimely passing.

Ford's Theatre Has Announced Casting for GUYS AND DOLLS Photo Ford's Theatre Has Announced Casting for GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and design team for Guys and Dolls, directed by Peter Flynn. The production features Maria Egler as Miss Adelaide, Joe Mallon as Nathan Detroit, Bueka Uwemedimo as Sky Masterson and Karen Vincent as Sarah Brown. The musical features showstoppers 'Luck be a Lady,' 'Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat,' 'Take Back Your Mink' and more, and plays March 13 to May 20, 2020, at historic Ford's Theatre. The production is recommended for ages 10 and older.

Craig Wallace Returns to Lead Ford Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Craig Wallace Returns to Lead Ford Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019

Ford's Theatre announces that acclaimed Washington actor Craig Wallace will return to Ford's to reprise the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the company's holiday production of A Christmas Carol.

BWW Review: EARTHRISE at Kennedy Center Photo BWW Review: EARTHRISE at Kennedy Center
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 30, 2019

We are now at the midpoint of summer and you are most likely looking for something a little bit different to do with your kids before sending them back to school. What if I told you that the Kennedy Center is currently producing a World Premiere Commission that is both entertaining and educational? I hope you'd say 'Tell me more!' because I have plenty to say about this brand new musical for all ages called Earthrise. The production was created to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch.

BWW Review: YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN at Imagination Stage Photo BWW Review: YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN at Imagination Stage
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 27, 2018

For all the bad in this country right now, there are still things that bring us happiness and joy. The musical You're a Good Man Charlie Brown is a prime example of how innocent children and their pets can make you remember that not everything is bad in the world. How many times have we thought that Snoopy would catch the Red Baron or that Charlie Brown would win that baseball game? Yes, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown is the type of show we need to see right now to give us something to root for in this country.

Cast, Creatives Complete for DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Ford's Theatre Photo Cast, Creatives Complete for DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and the design team for Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," directed by Stephen Rayne.

Cast, Creatives Complete for DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Ford's Theatre Photo Cast, Creatives Complete for DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and the design team for Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," directed by Stephen Rayne.

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Jamie Eacker
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 2, 2017

BWW Review: KISS is Not Just a Kiss at Woolly Mammoth
by Roger Catlin - Oct 17, 2016

I wish you could see 'Kiss' at Woolly Mammoth Theatre the way I did: Without a lot of advance insight, no prior research and only the vague knowledge it was an adaptation of a foreign play.

Woolly Mammoth's 37th Season to Continue with U.S. Premiere of KISS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces the second production of its 37th Season, the U.S. premiere of KISS by Guillermo Calderon, directed by Yury Urnov. KISS will run from October 10 - November 6, 2016.

BWW Review: ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE Play at the Kennedy Center
by Keith Tittermary - Dec 7, 2015

I was sitting in the Family Theatre at the Kennedy Center and was getting ready to watch Elephant & Piggie' We Are In A Play, and there was a young boy sitting next to me who did NOT want to be there. Crying and screaming, his dad finally took him out, as he calmed down and came back in the show was starting. And for the next 55 minutes, he sat mesmerized at the stage. That is the magic of live theater.

The Kennedy Center's ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY! Heads Out on Tour in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

The Kennedy Center production of ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY! launches its first national tour January 11, 2016 as part of the Center's Theater for Young Audiences on Tour series for young people and their families.

Kennedy Center to Present ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

The Kennedy Center presents the return of Elephant & Piggie's We Are in a Play! in the Family Theater from November 25, 2015 to January 3, 2016. 

BWW Reviews: THE NO RULES SKETCH SHOW Hits and Misses
by Roger Catlin - May 11, 2015

'The No Rules Sketch Show' at Signature Theatre actually pretty much follows every rule of contemporary sketch work by including some slightly topical humor, some celebrity impersonations, broad physical comedy and a lot of bawdiness meant to be enhanced by the available cocktails.

BWW Reviews: SHEAR MADNESS at The Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts
by Jamie McGonnigal - Mar 4, 2015

After 27 years, the crowd pleasing SHEAR MADNESS at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has become the 2nd longest-running theatrical production in the country, second only to the same production at the Charles Playhouse in Boston. According to press notes, the play has now been seen by a worldwide audience of 10.9 million with over 3.2 million people attending the Kennedy Center production alone.

Photo Flash: First Look at the Arena Stage's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Starring Ann Arvia, Jonathan Hadary and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Broadway production this fall, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater mounts a new staging of Fiddler on the Roof, the iconic musical that has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Helmed by Artistic Director Molly Smith, the production features choreography by Arena favoriteParker Esse, who adapts the original Jerome Robbins choreography for an in-the-round staging, and a 10-piece orchestra led by Musical Director Paul Sportelli (Arena's My Fair Lady, Light in the Piazza). The production celebrated its opening on November 12 with Sheldon Harnick and more, and BroadwayWorld has photos below!

Photo Flash: Sheldon Harnick, Jonathan Hadary and More Celebrate FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opening at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Broadway production this fall, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater mounts a new staging of Fiddler on the Roof, the iconic musical that has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Helmed by Artistic Director Molly Smith, the production features choreography by Arena favorite Parker Esse, who adapts the original Jerome Robbins choreography for an in-the-round staging, and a 10-piece orchestra led by Musical Director Paul Sportelli (Arena's My Fair Lady, Light in the Piazza). The production celebrated its opening on November 12 with Sheldon Harnick and more, and BroadwayWorld has photos below!

Jonathan Hadary Stars in Arena Stage's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Broadway production this fall, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater mounts a new staging of Fiddler on the Roof, the iconic musical that has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Helmed by Artistic Director Molly Smith, the production features choreography by Arena favorite Parker Esse, who adapts the original Jerome Robbins choreography for an in-the-round staging, and a 10-piece orchestra led by Musical Director Paul Sportelli (Arena's My Fair Lady, Light in the Piazza). The theatrical masterpiece, which garnered nine Tony Awards for its 1964 debut, weaves together a portrait of family, community and life's unexpected miracles, large and small, and showcases a jubilant and beloved score, including 'If I Were a Rich Man,' 'Sunrise, Sunset,' 'Matchmaker, Matchmaker' and 'Tradition.' Featuring a book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and based on Sholem Aleichem stories, Fiddler on the Roof runs tonight, October 31, 2014-January 4, 2015 in the Fichandler Stage.

Photo Flash: Arena Stage's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Meets the Press
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Broadway production this fall, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater mounts a new staging of Fiddler on the Roof, the iconic musical that has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Featuring a book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and based on Sholem Aleichem stories, Fiddler on the Roof runs October 31, 2014-January 4, 2015 in the Fichandler Stage. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld has photos below!

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