Mosaic Theater Company Of DC Turns 5 This Fall And Celebrates Historic YearMosaic Theater Company Of DC Turns 5 This Fall And Celebrates Historic Year
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

Mosaic Theater Company of DC launches its 5th season this month with the DC premiere of Lynn Nottage's Fabulation, Or The Re-Education of Undine, previewing August 21 (see our August 1 Fabulation press release for opening night information, and our March 29 a?oe#Wokeseason5a?? release for full season line-up), exactly one month after the close of the most successful show in Mosaic's history, the co-production of Kelvin Roston Jr.'s Twisted Melodies, which sold out its last week of performances, playing to record crowds and box office, providing the capstone to a season of transformative artistic and fundraising achievements.  (more...)

BWW Review: MARY STUART at Olney Theatre Center - The Story about Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots Comes AliveBWW Review: MARY STUART at Olney Theatre Center - The Story about Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots Comes Alive
by Charles Shubow - Jun 4, 2019

Everyman Theatre is presenting two plays in repertory: QUEENS GIRL IN THE WORLD and QUEENS GIRL IN AFRICA. Olney Theatre's wonderful MARY STUART could be labeled QUEENS GIRLS IN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND. (more...)

A MARY STUART For The 21st Century Opens At OTCA MARY STUART For The 21st Century Opens At OTC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

The clash between Queen Elizabeth and Mary, Queen of Scots takes on contemporary resonance, exploring issues of gender and power in Mary Stuart, adapted by Olney Theatre Center Artistic Director Jason Loewith from Friedrich Schiller's Maria Stuart. Loewith also directs his adaptation of this retooled classic for a unique 21st Century production staged with 6 actors in the intimate confines of the 150-seat Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab (May 8 - June 9, 2019). (more...)

Theater J Announces Its 19/20 Season - OCCUPANT, THE WANDERERS, and More!Theater J Announces Its 19/20 Season - OCCUPANT, THE WANDERERS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr and Managing Director Jojo Ruf announce the 2019-2020 season, welcoming home audiences to a beautiful and refreshed theater located in the newly renovated Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center on 16th Street. The season includes four plays and one musical, all being produced for the first time in DC, as well as the triumphant return of a recent Theater J hit. From an intoxicating new musical set in Tel Aviv based on the Song of Songs to the late-career masterpiece by multiple Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Albee, Theater J's season celebrates journeys of every kind with a provocative and ambitious slate of plays. Of the six shows, three have future runs: two in New York City and one at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. (more...)

MISS YOU LIKE HELL and More Announced For Olney Theatre Center 2019-2020 SeasonMISS YOU LIKE HELL and More Announced For Olney Theatre Center 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2019

Today, Olney Theatre Center Artistic Director Jason Loewith unveiled a lineup of 16 plays, concerts, and presentations coming in 2019-2020 as part of the company's 82nd season, including the highly-anticipated DC-area premiere of Miss You Like Hell by Quiara Alegria Hudes and Erin McKeown. Included are both classic and contemporary musicals, family fare for the holidays, Tony-winning dramas and work by some of the most innovative American playwrights. (more...)

BWW Review: IF I FORGET at Studio Theatre - Truly an Unforgettable Theatrical EventBWW Review: IF I FORGET at Studio Theatre - Truly an Unforgettable Theatrical Event
by Charles Shubow - Oct 4, 2018

When I read that Studio Theatre would be presenting playwright Steven Levenson's IF I FORGET I was very excited. Why? Levenson won a Tony Award for his great book for hit musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN. Then I read the play won the Drama Desk Award for Best Off-Broadway play at the Roundabout Theatre in New York (see their informative study guide). Then when I saw what the play was about I really got excited. (more...)

BWW Review: I Won't Soon Forget IF I FORGET at STUDIO THEATREBWW Review: I Won't Soon Forget IF I FORGET at STUDIO THEATRE
by Evann Normandin - Sep 19, 2018

I won't soon forget IF I FORGET. Director Matt Torney adroitly brings to life this incisive examination of modern Jewish life 'for the head and the heart.' Studio Theatre has chosen a local, illustrious playwright's work to kick off its 40th anniversary season: Steven Levenson, of the Tony Award winning Evan Hanson. (more...)

Timely Revival of THE CRUCIBLE Set to Open at The Olney Theatre CenterTimely Revival of THE CRUCIBLE Set to Open at The Olney Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Olney Theatre Center brings Arthur Miller's The Crucible directed by Eleanor Holdridge (Fickle: A Fancy French Farce, Hay Fever, I and You) to the Mainstage April 18 - May 20, 2018. (more...)

James Reston Jr.'s Famous Historical Play GALILEO'S TORCH Comes to Castleton
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

For three nights in July, internationally renowned author James Reston Jr.'s famous biography, Galileo: A Life, will be transformed for stage in Galileo's Torch, and featured at Castleton. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Gregory Linington
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 10, 2017

Today's subject, Gregory Linington, is currently living his theatre life onstage at Theater J playing Harry Hyman, the doctor with a big heart and strong attraction to one of his patients, in Arthur Miller's rarely produced Broken Glass. The production has been extended and now runs through July 16th. (more...)

Arthur Miller's BROKEN GLASS Extends at Theater J
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

In response to enthusiastic critical and audience reaction, Theater J is extending the run of its current production of Arthur Miller's Broken Glass by one week, to July 16.  (more...)

BWW Review: Theater J's Impactful BROKEN GLASS
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jun 22, 2017

How do we identify ourselves? What role does fear play in shaping our lives? Do we ever confuse what we see in the news with what is actually happening in our daily comings and goings? In an era when news, be it real or fake, is omnipresent, Theater J's timely, well-acted production of Broken Glass explores the most complex of issues... identify. (more...)

Arthur Miller's BROKEN GLASS to Play Theater J in June
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

From June 14-July 9, Theater J is producing Broken Glass, one of the only plays by Arthur Miller to directly incorporate Jewish characters and history.   The most recent major production of this 1994 drama was in 2011 in London, where critics gave it strong reviews.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Susan Lynskey
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 30, 2017

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BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Eleanor Holdridge
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 12, 2016

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BWW Review: CAROUSEL at Arena Stage - It's Magical
by Charles Shubow - Nov 21, 2016

CAROUSEL features a superb cast, taut direction, and amazing dancing that packs a wallop.. (more...)

MARY POPPINS at Olney Theatre Center is Practically Perfect in Every Way
by Charles Shubow - Nov 17, 2016

A superb cast, great voices, clever choreography, and magic combine to make a great night at the theater for the whole family. (more...)

Theater J Completes Casting for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Theater J, the nation's largest and most prominent Jewish theater, announces full casting for the 2016-2017 season, the first season chosen by new Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr. (more...)

Theater J Completes Casting for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Theater J, the nation's largest and most prominent Jewish theater, announces full casting for the 2016-2017 season, the first season chosen by new Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr. (more...)

BWW Review: AFTER THE WAR Premieres at Mosaic Theater Company
by Keith Tittermary - Mar 30, 2016

When playwright Motti Lerner wrote his controversial play The Admission, no one could have predicted the chain of events that would subsequently occur. From the production's workshop run at Theater J to Studio Theater, to the formation of Mosaic Theater Company, a lot has happened which now culminates in Lerner's latest play After The War, the penultimate production of Mosaic's Voices from a Changing Middle East Festival in their inaugural season.   (more...)

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