World Premiere of CAMILLE CLAUDEL, ASSASSINS, A CHORUS LINE, and More Set For Signature Theatre's 30th Anniversary SeasonWorld Premiere of CAMILLE CLAUDEL, ASSASSINS, A CHORUS LINE, and More Set For Signature Theatre's 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland announce the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 2019/20 season. (more...)

Mosaic Theater Company Announces D.C. Premiere of Divine Comedy OH, GODMosaic Theater Company Announces D.C. Premiere of Divine Comedy OH, GOD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

Mosaic Theater Company of DC is proud to announce its winter holiday production of Oh, God by Anat Gov. This hilarious, thoughtful, comedy imagines a God running out of options, on his first and only psychotherapy session with Ella, an equally overwhelmed single mother of an autistic child. (more...)

New English Translation Of OUR CLASS to Play Georgetown University's Davis Performing Arts CenterNew English Translation Of OUR CLASS to Play Georgetown University's Davis Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

GU Theater & Performance Studies Program presents World Premiere of a new English translation of gripping, timely 'Our Class' by Tadeusz Slobodzianek, directed by Prof. Derek Goldman In residence at Georgetown, DC-based playwright Norman Allen developed this adaptation of the play, based on true events in Poland (more...)

Six Playmakers Selected for 2017 Playwrights' Arena at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Six D.C.-area playmakers have been selected to participate in the third installment of Playwrights' Arena, a year-long program that invites a small group of local theater makers to investigate their artistic process and develop their dramaturgical practice. The program is co-facilitated by Arena Stage Deputy Artistic Director Seema Sueko and Dramaturg Jocelyn Clarke, and participants convene once per month at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Arena Stage Seeks Designers, Directors and Actors for 2017 Playwrights' Arena
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces an open call for submissions for the 2017 Playwrights' Arena, a year-long program which invites a small group of up to five local theater makers to convene once per month with Arena Stage artistic staff to investigate their artistic process to develop their dramaturgical practice while creating new work. (more...)

Arena Stage Now Seeking Participants for 2016-17 Kogod Cradle Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater is seeking proposals from theater companies, ensembles and individual artists interested in participating in the 2016/17 Kogod Cradle Series as part of the American Voices New Play Institute. Now in its fifth season, the Kogod Cradle Series supports the exploration and development of new and emerging work in the theater's intimate 200-seat Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/27; LA CAGE in Boston, MOUSETRAP in Milwaukee and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 27, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Boston, South Bend, Milwaukee, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include LA CAGE in Boston, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in South Bend, and MOUSETRAP in Milwaukee, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Review: Adventure Theatre Delivers A LUMP OF COAL FOR CHRISTMAS
by Keith Tittermary - Nov 25, 2015

If you are a child at Christmas time, getting a lump of coal in your stocking is probably the worst gift that you could imagine. However, if the lump of coal is in the form of Erin Weaver's electrifying performance in Lump of Coal, currently playing at Adventure Theatre - MTC, then you got the perfect gift. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Sets 2015 Page-to-Stage New Play Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2015

The Kennedy Center hosts its 14th annual Page-to-Stage new play festival from Today, September 5 to Monday, September 7, 2015, featuring more than 50 theaters from the D.C. metropolitan area, all with a mission to produce and support new work. The 14th Annual Page-to-Stage event showcases more than 40 new plays by female playwrights and includes nine works that are part of the citywide Women's Voices Theater Festival, which officially begins on September 8. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Sets 2015 Page-to-Stage New Play Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The Kennedy Center hosts its 14th annual Page-to-Stage new play festival from Saturday, September 5 to Monday, September 7, 2015, featuring more than 50 theaters from the D.C. metropolitan area, all with a mission to produce and support new work. The 14th Annual Page-to-Stage event showcases more than 40 new plays by female playwrights and includes nine works that are part of the citywide Women's Voices Theater Festival, which officially begins on September 8. (more...)

Theatre Artists Workshop Hosts First Annual Fringe Festival This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

Today and tomorrow, June 26th and 27th at 8 PM and Sunday June 28th at 3 PM, Theatre Artists Workshop will present its first annual Fringe Festival. Covering the full spectrum of works for the stage, the Fringe features off-beat, off-kilter, and avant-garde works of movement, song, drama, and comedy. (more...)

JUMANJI, THREE LITTLE BIRDS & More Set for Adventure Theatre MTC's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Adventure Theatre MTC, ATMTC, recent recipient of the TYA/USA Harold Oaks Award for significant contributions to the Theatre for Young Audiences field, is proud to announce its 64th Season featuring five main stage productions with four world premieres. The 64th Season offers a series of fresh and diverse stories exclusive to the ATMTC stage brought to life for young audiences by award-winning directors. (more...)

Theatre Artists Workshop to Host First Annual Fringe Festival, 6/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

On Friday and Saturday June 26th and 27th at 8 PM and Sunday June 28th at 3 PM, Theatre Artists Workshop will present its first annual Fringe Festival. Covering the full spectrum of works for the stage, the Fringe features off-beat, off-kilter, and avant-garde works of movement, song, drama, and comedy. Suggested donation: $10. No reservations needed. For more information call 203-854-6830 or visit www.taworkshop.org. (more...)

The Theatre Lab's 5th Annual Dramathon Returning Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Returning for its fifth year, The Theatre Lab's Dramathon, May 15 at 10:30 p.m. at Theater J, once again joins together the talents of some of the DC area's most well-known actors and accomplished playwrights - along with Theatre Lab students and alumni - in world premiere staged readings of short plays written for that night. All proceeds generated by the event go toward The Theatre Lab's scholarship fund. (more...)

Four New Works and More Set for Bay Area Children's Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

The Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT) will create four new works for young audiences and produce two musicals based on beloved stories for its 2015-2016 season. (more...)

One-Minute Play Festival & ORDINARY DAYS Extended Through June 29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Round House Theatre and the New York based company, The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) have created a dynamic partnership to present The 1st Washington, D.C. One-Minute Play Festival, to be performed July 12 - 14, 2014 at Round House Theatre. Following sold-out performances in more than 20 cities, this festival aims to celebrate local voices and investigate the local zeitgeist through this exciting process. Performances are at 8pm on Saturday, July 12, Sunday, July 13, and Monday, July 14. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Washington, DC (more...)

Washington Post's Peter Marks to Host Arena Stage's Summit Series of Panels
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces a rare opportunity for D.C.-area theatergoers to hear groups of distinguished actors, directors, playwrights and artistic directors discuss their work and the myriad challenges facing their art form, in a special series of three Monday evening panels entitled The Summit. Organized and moderated by The Washington Post Theater Critic Peter Marks, the three free installments will gather some of the region's most accomplished theater professionals to talk about everything from their passion for their craft to the problems of trying to lure new audiences to live theater. (more...)

FACTION OF FOOLS, PLAYWRIGHTS' ARENA and More Set for Arena Stage's Kogod Cradle Series in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

The 2013/14 Kogod Cradle Series continues in the new year with the Helen Hayes Award-winning Commedia dell'Arte troupe Faction of Fools, who are bringing their devilish sense of humor and trademark masked comedy style to Thornton Wilder's classic Our Town. The following month, award-winning Resident Playwright Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale) invites audiences to join him for open workshops for two of the new plays created during his residency, Lewiston and Clarkston. In March, the six members of the inaugural Playwrights' Arena (Norman Allen, Randy Baker, Jacqueline E. Lawton, Heather McDonald, Danielle Mohlman and Shawn Northrip) will introduce selections from the six plays they have each been working on independently as part of their yearlong collaborative program. Our Town runs January 9-12, 2014, Lewiston and Clarkston run February 6-9, 2014 and Playwrights' Arena-A Weekend of New Work runs March 6-9, 2014 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

FACTION OF FOOLS, PLAYWRIGHTS' ARENA and More Set for Arena Stage's Kogod Cradle Series in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

The 2013/14 Kogod Cradle Series continues in the new year with the Helen Hayes Award-winning Commedia dell'Arte troupe Faction of Fools, who are bringing their devilish sense of humor and trademark masked comedy style to Thornton Wilder's classic Our Town. The following month, award-winning Resident Playwright Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale) invites audiences to join him for open workshops for two of the new plays created during his residency, Lewiston and Clarkston. In March, the six members of the inaugural Playwrights' Arena (Norman Allen, Randy Baker, Jacqueline E. Lawton, Heather McDonald, Danielle Mohlman and Shawn Northrip) will introduce selections from the six plays they have each been working on independently as part of their yearlong collaborative program. Our Town runs January 9-12, 2014, Lewiston and Clarkston run February 6-9, 2014 and Playwrights' Arena-A Weekend of New Work runs March 6-9, 2014 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

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