Theater J Has Announced Their 2020/2021 Season Theater J Has Announced Their 2020/2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr and Managing Director Jojo Ruf have announced Theater J's 30th anniversary season of five plays and two musicals. The nation's largest and most prominent Jewish theater company, Theater J celebrates its anniversary with a season that features all the elements that have become signature to its work: stories that illuminate the Jewish condition, joyfully celebrate humanity, and challenge us to empathize and think more deeply about the world. (more...)

BWW Review:  Prologue Theatre's RECENT TRAGIC EVENTS a Wild, Thought-Provoking Ride BWW Review: Prologue Theatre's RECENT TRAGIC EVENTS a Wild, Thought-Provoking Ride
by Andrew White - Jan 27, 2020

Recent Tragic Events, now being staged some 18 years after its premiere, is a piece that has matured beyond its original context. And Prologue Theatre's top-notch production argues convincingly for its endurance on the stage for years to come. (more...)

Prologue Theatre Continues Second Season With Craig Wright's RECENT TRAGIC EVENTS Prologue Theatre Continues Second Season With Craig Wright's RECENT TRAGIC EVENTS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

Recent Tragic Events, Craig Wright's quirky and compelling story that follows a succession of bizarre coincidences and explores the spectrum of fate and free will, also examines Prologue Theatre's season question a?oeWhere do we look to find ourselves?a?? (more...)

Gunpowder & Sky to Release Irish Sci-Fi/Thriller SEA FEVER Early 2020 Gunpowder & Sky to Release Irish Sci-Fi/Thriller SEA FEVER Early 2020
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019

Gunpowder & Sky, a fast growing independent global entertainment company, announced today that it has acquired U.S. rights to filmmaker Neasa Hardiman's critically-acclaimed Irish sci-fi/thriller SEA FEVER following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Gunpowder & Sky will release the film theatrically in the U.S. in early 2020 through its sci-fi label, DUST. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Cast Announced for STC's RICHARD THE THIRD Cast Announced for STC's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: Creative Adaptation of Children's Book HOW TO CATCH A STAR Charms at the Kennedy Center BWW Review: Creative Adaptation of Children's Book HOW TO CATCH A STAR Charms at the Kennedy Center
by Barbara Johnson - Nov 25, 2018

I had two main questions about the world premiere Kennedy Center commission of HOW TO CATCH A STAR: would it match the original children's book's ability to appeal to kids and adults alike, and would it be as visually charming as Oliver Jeffers's illustrations? I'm pleased to report that the answer to both is a resounding yes. Appropriate for ages three and up, HOW TO CATCH A STAR uses stunning projection design (Olivia Sebesky) and quirky choreography (Orange Grove Dance Company) to tell the story of how a boy's seemingly impossible dream of catching a star leads him to discover important lessons about life. (more...)

BWW Review: JOHN at Signature Theatre BWW Review: JOHN at Signature Theatre
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 18, 2018

One thing can be said about award-nominated playwright Annie Baker. She captures the human condition in the most realistic of ways. This is no more apparent than in Signature Theatre's production of Baker's latest work, John. Director Joe Calarco delivers his finest staging to date. He's assembled a superb cast that includes the grand dame of DC theater, Nancy Robinette. (more...)

Photo Flash: Signature Theatre Hosts the DC Premiere of JOHN Photo Flash: Signature Theatre Hosts the DC Premiere of JOHN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

Signature Theatre is proud to present the DC premiere of Annie Baker's John, directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Work Joe Calarco (Signature's The Gulf, Jesus Christ Superstar). (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For Annie Baker's JOHN Signature Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For Annie Baker's JOHN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Signature Theatre announces the full cast and creative team for the DC premiere of Annie Baker's John, directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Work Joe Calarco (Signature's The Gulf, Jesus Christ Superstar). Elias and Jenny, a young Brooklyn couple, escape on a much-needed getaway to a cozy bed-and-breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. However, under the watchful eye of the cheery, if slightly off, innkeeper, a ghost seems to haunt their crumbling relationship. Annie Baker's John was called "so good on so many levels that it casts a unique and brilliant light' by The New Yorker. John will run April 3 - April 29 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Set for The Hub Theatre's 'PEEKABOO!' World Premiere Cast, Creative Team Set for The Hub Theatre's 'PEEKABOO!' World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The Hub Theatre presents a nativity play like you have never seen by DC-native Anne M. McCaw. In PEEKABOO! A Nativity Play Mary and Joseph learn they are to be parents - of the world's savior no less - they get caught up in something much, much bigger than a couple of na ve kids are ready for. Directed by Hub Artistic Director Helen R. Murray, with musical arrangements by Jonathan Feuer, PEEKABOO! is a heartfelt farce of biblical proportions. (more...)

BWW Review: CHARLOTTE'S WEB at Imagination Stage BWW Review: CHARLOTTE'S WEB at Imagination Stage
by Elliot Lanes - Nov 29, 2017

E. B. White's Charlotte's Web has been adapted in many ways. There was an animated movie musical back in the 70s, a live action film a few years back, and a stage adaptation that Theatreworks USA toured around the country for years. Imagination Stage in Bethesda is currently presenting the latter as its holiday attraction. The creative team takes a very heavy-handed approach to material that isn't that light to begin with, unfortunately. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Set for The Hub Theatre's 'PEEKABOO!' World Premiere Cast, Creative Team Set for The Hub Theatre's 'PEEKABOO!' World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

The Hub Theatre presents a nativity play like you have never seen by DC-native Anne M. McCaw. In PEEKABOO! A Nativity Play Mary and Joseph learn they are to be parents - of the world's savior no less - they get caught up in something much, much bigger than a couple of na ve kids are ready for. Directed by Hub Artistic Director Helen R. Murray, with musical arrangements by Jonathan Feuer, PEEKABOO! is a heartfelt farce of biblical proportions. (more...)

The Hub Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Hub Theatre announced their 2017-18 season today. Featuring two World Premieres that resonate mightily in our current climate; and the return of their Inaugural production. Season 10 continues Hub's record of staging intricate, honest and magical plays. (more...)

BWW Review: Thought-Provoking REDDER BLOOD Premieres at The Hub Theatre
by Barbara Johnson - Jul 25, 2016

The Hub Theatre's REDDER BLOOD, co-produced with the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, is many things: a dysfunctional family drama, a romantic sitcom, and a philosophical exploration. But what it does most successfully is encourage thought-provoking discussion about the vast topics it covers. (more...)

BWW Review: ANTIGONE PROJECT - A PLAY IN 5 PARTS at Rep Stage in Columbia: Bold and Profound
by Charles Shubow - Feb 25, 2016

Joseph W. Ritsch performs a herculean effort as he directs this complex theatrical experience. (more...)

Regional Premiere of ANTIGONE PROJECT: A PLAY IN 5 PARTS at Rep Stage This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2016

Rep Stage, the regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), continues its 23rd season with "Antigone Project: A Play in 5 Parts," conceived by Chiori Miyagawa and Sabrina Peck and written by Karen Hartman, Tanya Barfield, Caridad Svich, Lynn Nottage and Chiori Miyagawa. (more...)

Annapolis Shakespeare Company's AS YOU LIKE Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Annapolis Shakespeare Company announces a special Press Night for Shakespeare's 'AS YOU LIKE IT' on Saturday, the 17th at 8:00 p.m. The performance will be followed by a VIP reception at 49 West Coffeehouse and Wine Bar with the Director, Cast and Design Team.  (more...)

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