ATMTC Invites Young Buckaneers To Take The Stage In A Special HOW I BECAME A PIRATE EventATMTC Invites Young Buckaneers To Take The Stage In A Special HOW I BECAME A PIRATE Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Yo, ho! Yo, ho! A pirate's life for Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC), recent recipient of three 2017 Helen Hayes Awards. (more...)

BWW Review: Children's Theatre's MARY POPPINS Raises the Bar While Flying Its StarBWW Review: Children's Theatre's MARY POPPINS Raises the Bar While Flying Its Star
by Perry Tannenbaum - Oct 13, 2017

In a dazzling production that may challenge the small fry's small attention spans, Children's Theatre's MARY POPPINS sets a new standard for technical theatre in Charlotte. (more...)

Argh, Mateys! HOW I BECAME A PIRATE Opens 9/22 at ATMTCArgh, Mateys! HOW I BECAME A PIRATE Opens 9/22 at ATMTC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Yo, ho! Yo, ho! A pirate's life for Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC), recent recipient of three 2017 Helen Hayes Awards. ATMTC brings to the stage its delightfully silly, swashbuckling fall musical, How I Became A Pirate, directed by Jenny Male.  Based on the Irma Black Award Winning book for Excellence in Children's Literature by Melinda Long with illustrations by Caldecott Honor-winning David Shannon, this tale of Jeremy Jacobs' high seas adventure is recommended for all ages and opens September 22, 2017. Tickets are $19.50 each and can be purchased online at www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org or by calling 301-634-2270. (more...)

BWW Review: GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING at NextStop TheatreBWW Review: GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING at NextStop Theatre
by Isabella Basco - Aug 3, 2017

Beautiful voices, smooth dance moves and classic theater tunes that will make you swoon, melt and sigh are why we keep going back to the theatre, particularly when it comes to Rodgers & Hammerstein. As pioneers in musical theatre, they set a standard for the stage that has influenced the art to this day. Theatre companies continue to sing, dance and convey the unforgettable words & scores of the revolutionary duo and the company of 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's A Grand Night for Singing' at NextStop Theatre carries the torch beautifully. (more...)

Adventure Theatre MTC Announces its 66th Season and National TYA Co-Commission
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Ahoy, me Hearties! Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC), recent recipient of three 2017 Helen Hayes Awards, is proud to announce its 66th Season featuring five main stage productions based on popular children's stories and books with two world premieres and one exceptional nation-wide, seven-theatre partnership. This stand-out season will delight audiences in the DC area with award-winning directors and artists. (more...)

ATMTC Celebrates 25 Years of JUNIE B. JONES This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC), recent recipient of three Helen Hayes Awards, brings to the stage Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook, directed by Rick Hammerly (founder and producing artistic director of Factory 449) in his first time directing for Theatre for Young Audiences and starring Helen Hayes Nominated Megan Graves as Junie B. Jones. Based on New York Times Bestselling book series by Barbara Park, this hilarious tale of Junie B. Jones losing her beloved mittens is recommended for all ages and opens June 16, 2017. Tickets are $19.50 each and can be purchased online at www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org or by calling 301.634.2270. (more...)

2017 Helen Hayes Award Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a full list of the Helen Hayes Awards winners updating LIVE below! Named for actor Helen Hayes - a Washington native and legendary First Lady of the American Theatre - the Helen Hayes Awards celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington region and has become a hallmark recognized by theatre makers and theatre lovers far beyond Washington D.C. (more...)

2017 Helen Hayes Award Nominations Announced; COME FROM AWAY Nabs 14 Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The 2017 Helen Hayes Award nominations were announced tonight. A line-up of leading theatre artists announced nominations in 47 categories of artistic excellence. Award recipients will be announced at the Helen Hayes Awards gala event to be held at the Lincoln Theatre on Monday, May 15 with an after-party hosted at Washington's legendary 9:30 Club. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre For Kids Meows Onstage with GARFIELD: THE MUSICAL WITH CATTITUDE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Audiences of all ages will love Walnut Street Theatre for Kids' production of GARFIELD: The Musical With Cattitude. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre For Kids Meows Onstage with GARFIELD: THE MUSICAL WITH CATTITUDE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Audiences of all ages will love Walnut Street Theatre for Kids' production of GARFIELD: The Musical With Cattitude. (more...)

Adventure Theatre MTC's Two-Actor THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE to Open Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) offers local audiences a unique and delightful holiday fantasy with a two-actor version of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, directed by Tom Story. Based on the first volume of The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, this wintry story of adventure, friendship, and redemption is recommended for all ages and opens December 2, 2016. (more...)

Adventure Theatre MTC's Two-Actor THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE to Open Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) offers local audiences a unique and delightful holiday fantasy with a two-actor version of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, directed by Tom Story. Based on the first volume of The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, this wintry story of adventure, friendship, and redemption is recommended for all ages and opens December 2, 2016. (more...)

ATMTC Selected as Panelist for Weissberg Foundation Diversity in Theater Forum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

 Adventure Theatre MTC, currently celebrating its 65th Anniversary and Michael J. Bobbitt's 10th Anniversary as Artistic Director, is thrilled to announce awarding grant award of $195,000 over three years from the Weissberg Foundation to engage and expand new voices and audiences in DC-area theatres. (more...)

Adventure Theatre MTC Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Adventure Theatre MTC, the 2015 recipient of the TYA/USA Harold Oaks Award for significant contributions to the Theatre for Young Audiences field, is proud to announce its 65th Anniversary Season featuring five main stage productions with one world premiere musical. Additionally, 2016 marks the celebration of 10 years of Michael J. Bobbitt's leadership for Adventure Theatre MTC. This stand-out anniversary season offers a series of diverse family favorites brought to life for young audiences by award-winning directors and artists in the DC area and across the country. (more...)


by Jeffrey Walker - Jun 9, 2016

Warmer temperatures, longer days, vacations and stay-cations - it must be summer time. The summer months offer many options for live theatre and entertainment for the entire family. Here are our top picks for the hottest performances in the DMV. Musicals, literary classics, family fare and Fringe are all lighting up the stages in the DC-Metro area. (more...)

BWW Review: 1st Stage Takes on a Rarely Done Musical With FLOYD COLLINS
by Jennifer Perry - Jun 6, 2016

1st Stage's production is - for me, at least - a very, very welcome addition to the 2015-2016 theatre season. While Guettel's intricate and original score is, quite simply, extraordinary - and reason enough to make the trek to the McLean/Tysons Corner area to hear it sung live - Director Nick Olcott and his talented and committed cast and design team offer other reasons to pay this little gem of a production a visit. (more...)

JUMANJI 4-D Experience to Open 6/17 at ATMTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC), brings to the stage its fourth and final world premiere of the 2015-2016 Season with Jumanji, directed by Serge Seiden, director of the Helen Hayes Award winning Charlotte's Web and Helen Hayes nominated A Little House Christmas. Based on the Caldecott Medal winning book by Chris Van Allsburg, the production will feature a 4-D audience immersive experience June 17- August 28, 2016. Tickets are $19.50 each and can be purchased online at www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org or by calling 301.634.2270. (more...)

Licensing Rights Now Available for GARFIELD and MAD LIBS Through R&H Theatricals
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

R&H Theatricals, a division of Rodgers and Hammerstein, An Imagem Company, has acquired the worldwide licensing rights for the popular kid's musicals GARFIELD, The Musical with Cattitude and MAD LIBS Live! GARFIELD and MAD LIBS join the previously existing TYA (Theater for Young Audiences) Collection of titles including: The Adventures of Pinocchio, The Emperor's New Clothes, The Magical Adventures of Merlin, Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale and Red Riding Hood. (more...)

THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE, Featuring All-Asian Cast, to Play Adventure Theatre MTC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC), recipient of the Ann Flagg Multicultural Award, brings to the stage the powerful song of a nightingale in THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE, a world premiere play directed by Natsu Onoda Power. (more...)

CAPS FOR SALE, THE MUSICAL Premieres Off-Broadway Tonight
by BroadwayWorld JR - Feb 27, 2016

CAPS FOR SALE, THE MUSICAL, coming off a national tour to more than 17 cities, ends its monkey business Off-Broadway at The New Victory Theater, tonight, February 27, through March 6, 2016. (more...)

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