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The Washington Ballet to Conclude 2020/21 Season With Silas Farley's Werner Sonata an Photo The Washington Ballet to Conclude 2020/21 Season With Silas Farley's Werner Sonata and Dana Genshaft's ORPHEUS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

The Washington Ballet will conclude its all-digital 2020/21 season with Silas Farley's Werner Sonata and Dana Genshaft's Orpheus, premiering on the global arts streaming platform Marquee TV beginning June 18, 2021, at 7:00PM ET.

BWW Review: FLOW at Studio Theatre Photo BWW Review: FLOW at Studio Theatre
by Barbara Trainin Blank - May 23, 2021

Flow, which saw its second production, in 2004, at Studio Theatre, is back! Part of Studio Theatre’s first digital season and more specifically featuring a trio of eclectic solo performances, Flow might be called a mixed metaphor. It blends the old West African tradition of griot — an oral tradition combining a historian, storyteller, praise singer, poet, and musician — with seven storytellers of an urban community presumably in the States.

BWW Review: 2.5 MINUTE RIDE at Studio Theatre Photo BWW Review: 2.5 MINUTE RIDE at Studio Theatre
by Sarah Murphy - May 7, 2021

Without a doubt, this production is one of the most successful adaptations to the virtual theatre space, going beyond just a filmed version of a live play and embracing this new medium in a truly moving way.

BWW Review: UNTIL THE FLOOD at Studio Theatre Photo BWW Review: UNTIL THE FLOOD at Studio Theatre
by Barbara Trainin Blank - Apr 20, 2021

DC’s Studio Theatre is known as a leading contemporary theater, and the subject matter of its current production can scarcely be more so. Inspired by the police killing of young Michael Brown in 2014 in Ferguson, Mo., and based on dozens of interviews conducted in its aftermath across the city’s communities by playwright Dael Orlandersmith, Under the Flood goes beyond any specific such shooting to explore African American-White relations on a much-broader and emotionally charged scale. The anger and mistrust, the occasional ties of friendship. Personal success and failure amidst social upheaval.

BWW Review:  Studio Theatre's COCK is a Raw, Raunchy Rant on Choice, Need and Identit Photo BWW Review: Studio Theatre's COCK is a Raw, Raunchy Rant on Choice, Need and Identity
by Lora Strum - Mar 26, 2021

It's crass and callous, heart-breaking and hilarious as it examines the nomansland where choice and identity collide.

Photo Coverage: Trevor Project Honors Tony Kushner at Crobar
by Linda Lenzi - May 24, 2005

The Trevor Project honored Tony Kushner in their May 20th benefit, A Totally Funny Whatever 5.

Cast Party Celebrates 100th at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2005

It was another hysterical/historical scene at Jim Caruso's Cast Party Monday night as they celebrated their 100th Cast Party.

Photo Coverage: Unexpected Songs- The Lesser Known Tunes of Andrew Lloyd Webber (After-Party)
by Linda Lenzi - Feb 23, 2005

Pictures from Monday night's Unexpected Songs After-party.

Photo Coverage: embrace! Concert for the Matthew Shephard Foundation Backstage and Party
by Linda Lenzi - Feb 20, 2005

Backstage and after-pary coverage from the embrace! benefit concert for the Matthew Shepard Foundation.

Photo Coverage: Jai Rodriguez xPosed Actors' Fund Benefit
by Linda Lenzi - Feb 1, 2005

Jai Rodriguez performed xPosed, an autobiographic pop/rock rendition of his life for the Actors' Fund on January 31st.

Rosie Perez and Brandon Wardell added to Monday's XPOSED benefit cast!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2005

The talent of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy's culture guru Jai Rodriguez is going to be exposed. Known to the Broadway world for his hit performances in RENT and ZANNA DON'T, Rodriguez is busy preparing for his upcoming show called Xposed, an autobiographical pop/rock Moulin Rouge style rendition of his life. The show will take place at the Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Hotel at 145 West 44th Street for one-night only on January 31st at 8pm.