1st Stage Extends THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING Until June 161st Stage Extends THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING Until June 16
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

1st Stage, Tysons Corner's award-winning professional theatre, announces the extension of their critically acclaimed production of The Member of the Wedding until June 16. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING at 1st StageBWW Review: THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING at 1st Stage
by Sarah Murphy - May 17, 2019

Carson McCullers' The Member of the Wedding centers around several steamy post-World War II Southern days as seen through the eyes of twelve-year-old Frankie Addams. Frankie, or F. Jasmine as she requests we call her, is on the cusp...of what she does not know. (more...)

1st Stage Presents THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING Based On The Beloved Novel1st Stage Presents THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING Based On The Beloved Novel
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

In 1945 rural Georgia, the long, hot days of summer bring struggle, longing, and opportunity for 12-year-old Frankie Addams and her family's housekeeper Bernice Sadie Brown. Frankie longs to escape with her newlywed brother on adventures in the Alaskan wilderness. Bernice struggles to balance enduring the deeply entrenched racism of the rural South with her role as surrogate mother to Frankie and her 6-year-old cousin. Adapted from the beloved novel of the same name, this evocative, poetic coming of age drama explores the pains of youth and the meaning of family. (more...)

1st Stage Extends A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS Until December 301st Stage Extends A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS Until December 30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

1st Stage, Tysons Corner's award-winning professional theatre, announces the extension of their critically-acclaimed production of A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration until December 30. (more...)

BWW Review: A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL at 1st StageBWW Review: A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL at 1st Stage
by Hannah Wing - Dec 4, 2018

1st Stage's A Civil War Christmas, directed by Deidra Lawan Starnes with musical direction by Markus Williams, is a riveting musical helmed by a strong diverse cast of twelve actors and beautifully done production design. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 1st Stage's A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMASPhoto Flash: First Look at 1st Stage's A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2018

It's 1864 and Washington, D.C. is settling down to the coldest Christmas Eve in years. "History lessons and holiday warmth sit cozily alongside each other" (The New York Times) in this pageant of carols by Paula Vogel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Indecent. Stories of many intertwining lives- spanning from the battlegrounds of Northern Virginia to the halls of the White House- demonstrate that the gladness of one's heart is the best gift of all. This "rich and moving play with music" (Variety) is a treat the whole family will enjoy. (more...)

1st Stage Presents Paula Vogel's A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS1st Stage Presents Paula Vogel's A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

It's 1864 and Washington, D.C. is settling down to the coldest Christmas Eve in years. "History lessons and holiday warmth sit cozily alongside each other" (The New York Times) in this pageant of carols by Paula Vogel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Indecent. Stories of many intertwining lives- spanning from the battlegrounds of Northern Virginia to the halls of the White House- demonstrate that the gladness of one's heart is the best gift of all. This "rich and moving play with music" (Variety) is a treat the whole family will enjoy. (more...)

Rorschach Presents KLEXOGRAPHY: A VERY PAGAN CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Somewhere between the ancient rituals of our pagan ancestors and the tacky office holiday party you attended last night lurks an answer to the question that haunts your dreams: 'How did I get here?' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Green Spark Productions' COPING at Capital Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2016

Coping, produced by Green Spark Productions, opened last night to rave responses as part of the Capital Fringe Festival.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Red Branch Theatre Company Presents WEB OF DECEIT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2011

Red Branch Theatre Company, the professional theatre company in residence at Drama Learning Center, is pleased to announce their upcoming show in conjunction with the 30th Annual Baltimore Playwrights Festival. Web of Deceit, a new play by Colin Riley runs July 8-16. (more...)