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Browse photos from live + streaming theatre in Washington, DC.


Photo Flash: See Jessie Mueller, Michelle Williams and More in ONE VOICE: THE SO PhotosPhoto Flash: See Jessie Mueller, Michelle Williams and More in ONE VOICE: THE SONGS WE SHARE, Airing On PBS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Broadway

(5/17/2021) - The “Broadway” episode features show tunes recorded by the Rat Pack, Johnny Mathis and other chart-topping artists, as well as musical theater songs that have become anthems outside of the theater and given a broader voice to our changing society. 


Photo Flash: First Look At WE ARE FAMILY: SONGS OF HOPE AND UNITY, Airing on PBS PhotosPhoto Flash: First Look At WE ARE FAMILY: SONGS OF HOPE AND UNITY, Airing on PBS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Broadway

(5/3/2021) - The American Pops Orchestra presents WE ARE FAMILY: SONGS OF HOPE AND UNITY, which will be broadcast on Friday, May 14, 2021 (check local listings) on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video App. 


Photo Flash: First Look at Arena Stage High-Capacity Vaccination Site PhotosPhoto Flash: First Look at Arena Stage High-Capacity Vaccination Site
by Alexa Criscitiello - Washington, DC

(4/9/2021) - Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has partnered with DC Health and MedStar Health in this effort to vaccinate as many residents as possible against COVID-19. The site will operate Thursdays – Sundays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the next three months. 


Photo Flash: First Look At Riverside Center's SOUVENIR Starring Andrea Kahane An PhotosPhoto Flash: First Look At Riverside Center's SOUVENIR Starring Andrea Kahane And Carson Eubank
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(9/25/2020) - Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is one of the first theatres in the DC Metro area to welcome their patrons back to live theatre with the hilarious, over-the-top production of Stephen Temperley’s Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins.


Photo Flash: Take a Look at Firehouse Theatre's Production of ANN PhotosPhoto Flash: Take a Look at Firehouse Theatre's Production of ANN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(9/16/2020) - Firehouse Theatre's ANN features Jacqueline Jones in the title role of Ann Richards. The production runs from Wednesday, September 16 through Sunday, October 25, 2020.


BWW Interview: Abbe David Lowell of MOCK TRIAL at the Shakespeare Theatre Compan PhotosBWW Interview: Abbe David Lowell of MOCK TRIAL at the Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Benjamin Tomchik - Washington, DC

(6/8/2020) - Held bi-annually, the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Mock Trials showcase a side of 'official' Washington too rarely seen. Bringing together the capital's top legal minds, the cases seek to entertain as well as educate. Veteran Washington lawyer Abbe David Lowell will serve as an Advocate at the upcoming June 22nd trial, and says that each of the cases seeks to accomplish four goals.


Photo Flash: August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS Heads Into Rehearsal at Arena Stage PhotosPhoto Flash: August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS Heads Into Rehearsal at Arena Stage
by Alexa Criscitiello - Washington, DC

(3/3/2020) - Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents August Wilson's Seven Guitars. Tazewell Thompson (Arena's Jubilee) will direct this Tony Award-nominated play. Set in 1940s Pittsburgh, seven lives are interconnected when old friend and blues singer Floyd Barton vows to turn his life around after a surprise windfall leaves him hopeful for a second chance.


Photo Flash: First Look at EASY WOMEN SMOKING LOOSE CIGARETTES at Signature Thea PhotosPhoto Flash: First Look at EASY WOMEN SMOKING LOOSE CIGARETTES at Signature Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Broadway

(2/26/2020) - Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes by DC playwright Dani Stoller.


Photo Flash: MOTHER ROAD at Arena Stage PhotosPhoto Flash: MOTHER ROAD at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(2/18/2020) - Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents Octavio Solis' Mother Road, a sequel to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Mother Road premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2019 and will run at Arena Stage through March 8, 2020 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.


Photo Flash: Creative Cauldron Presents CROWNS THE MUSICAL PhotosPhoto Flash: Creative Cauldron Presents CROWNS THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(2/17/2020) - Creative Cauldron presents its first production of 2020, Crowns, February 13 - March 8, written by Regina Taylor and adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Mayberry. When a Brooklyn teen goes to live in South Carolina after the death of her brother she learns the beauty, ceremony and symbolism of hat-wearing from her resilient, southern sisters. This musical draws from the roots of gospel music and traditions of greater African-American Diaspora to weave an inter-generational story of love, joy, and redemption.


Photo Flash: MOTHER ROAD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage PhotosPhoto Flash: MOTHER ROAD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by Alexa Criscitiello - Washington, DC

(2/14/2020) - Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents Octavio Solis' Mother Road, a sequel to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Mother Road premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2019 and will run at Arena Stage from February 7 - March 8, 2020 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.


Photo Flash: First Look at Solea Pfeiffer, Emmy Raver-Lampman, and the Cast of G PhotosPhoto Flash: First Look at Solea Pfeiffer, Emmy Raver-Lampman, and the Cast of GUN & POWDER at SIgnature Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Broadway

(2/6/2020) - Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman lead Gun & Powder as the Clarke sisters, Mary and Martha, in Signature Theatre's world premiere production of this new musical.


Photo Flash: First Look at NEXT TO NORMAL Starring Rachel Bay Jones, Brandon Vic PhotosPhoto Flash: First Look at NEXT TO NORMAL Starring Rachel Bay Jones, Brandon Victor Dixon and More at the Kennedy Center
by Alexa Criscitiello - Broadway

(1/30/2020) - The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the Broadway Center Stage production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Next to Normal.


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage PhotosPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage
by Alexa Criscitiello - Washington, DC

(1/28/2020) - Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents the world premiere of Eduardo Machado's (Havana Is Waiting, The Cook) Celia and Fidel. It's 1980 and Cuba is dealing with a failing economy. As Fidel Castro ponders on how to move his country forward, his political partner, Celia Sánchez, is never far from his side. Imbued with magical realism, Celia and Fidel is the dynamic story of radical change in Cuba featuring the country's most notorious political figure and Cuba's most influential female revolutionary. Directed by Molly Smith, Celia and Fidel runs February 28 through April 12, 2020 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle.


Photo Flash: A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage PhotosPhoto Flash: A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by Alexa Criscitiello - Washington, DC

(1/24/2020) - Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents A Thousand Splendid Suns, adapted for the stage by Ursula Rani Sarma and based on the 2007 New York Times bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner).


Photo Flash: First Look at A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS at Arena Stage PhotosPhoto Flash: First Look at A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS at Arena Stage
by Alexa Criscitiello - Washington, DC

(1/23/2020) - Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the company for A Thousand Splendid Suns, adapted for the stage by Ursula Rani Sarma and based on the 2007 New York Times bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner).


Photo Flash: Emmy Raver-Lampman, Solea Pfeiffer, and More in Rehearsal For GUN & PhotosPhoto Flash: Emmy Raver-Lampman, Solea Pfeiffer, and More in Rehearsal For GUN & POWDER at Signature Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Broadway

(1/23/2020) - Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman star as the Clarke sisters, Mary and Martha, in Signature Theatre's world premiere production of Gun & Powder with book and lyrics by Angelica Chéri and music by Ross Baum. Gun & Powder will run from January 28 – February 23, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by Robert O'Hara (Broadway's Slave Play).


Photo Flash: Inside First Rehearsal For MOTHER ROAD at Arena Stage PhotosPhoto Flash: Inside First Rehearsal For MOTHER ROAD at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Washington, DC

(1/22/2020) - Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents Octavio Solis' Mother Road, a sequel to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Mother Road premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2019 and will run at Arena Stage from February 7 – March 8, 2020 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.


FREEZE FRAME: Brandon Victor Dixon, Rachel Bay Jones, and More Star in NEXT TO N PhotosFREEZE FRAME: Brandon Victor Dixon, Rachel Bay Jones, and More Star in NEXT TO NORMAL at the Kennedy Center
by Walter McBride - Broadway

(1/17/2020) - The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is in rehearsals for the Broadway Center Stage production of the Pulitzer Prize- winning musical, Next to Normal, starring Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen, Pippin) as Diana with Tony and Emmy Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Shuffle Along) as Dan.


Photo Flash: Take a Look at New Photos of Folger Theatre's THE MERRY WIVES OF WI PhotosPhoto Flash: Take a Look at New Photos of Folger Theatre's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(1/16/2020) - The Merry Wives of Windsor is on stage at Folger Theatre from January 14 through March 1, 2020.


Photo Flash: First Look at Folger Theatre's MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR PhotosPhoto Flash: First Look at Folger Theatre's MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by Stephi Wild - Washington, DC

(1/16/2020) - Folger Theatre concludes its successful 2019/20 season with The Merry Wives of Windsor. Aaron Posner (King John, The Winter's Tale, Twelfth Night at Folger Theatre) returns to the Folger to direct Shakespeare's delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women, set here in the early 1970s.


Photo Flash: A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Begins Rehearsals At Arena Stage PhotosPhoto Flash: A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Begins Rehearsals At Arena Stage
by Alexa Criscitiello - Washington, DC

(1/3/2020) - Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the company for A Thousand Splendid Suns, adapted for the stage by Ursula Rani Sarma and based on the 2007 New York Times bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner).


Photo Flash: Arena Stage NEWSIES Grants Teen's Wish to Perform PhotosPhoto Flash: Arena Stage NEWSIES Grants Teen's Wish to Perform
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(1/2/2020) - In partnership with Make-A-Wish®, Arena Stage invited Alexandra to perform in a special performance of the musical Disney's Newsies at the Mead Center for American Theater (1101 Sixth Street, SW) on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 2 p.m.


Photo Flash: Ken Ludwig and More at Arena Stage's LETTERS AROUND ARENA PhotosPhoto Flash: Ken Ludwig and More at Arena Stage's LETTERS AROUND ARENA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(1/2/2020) - This past holiday season, Arena Stage partnered with Support Our Soldiers' Letters From Home Campaign. They called it Letters Around Arena and asked their audiences, employees and artists to writer a letter to active duty American Soldiers.


Photo Flash: Ben Fankhauser, Original Broadway Cast Member of NEWSIES, Attended PhotosPhoto Flash: Ben Fankhauser, Original Broadway Cast Member of NEWSIES, Attended NEWSIES at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(12/23/2019) - Ben Fankhauser, the Original “Davey” in Disney's Newsies on Broadway, came to see Disney's Newsies at Arena Stage, running until December 29.


Photo Flash: Cast of Arena Stage's NEWSIES and Ken Ludwig Volunteered at the Uni PhotosPhoto Flash: Cast of Arena Stage's NEWSIES and Ken Ludwig Volunteered at the United Service Organization
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(12/23/2019) - Arena Stage, accompanied by some of the cast from Disney's Newsies, as well as the Tony Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig, volunteered at the USO (United Service Organization).


Photo Flash: A Look Inside Step Afrika!'s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show PhotosPhoto Flash: A Look Inside Step Afrika!'s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show
by Stephi Wild - Washington, DC

(12/20/2019) - Each year, the holiday season becomes even more magnificent when celebrated with Step Afrika! In the Magical Musical Holiday Step Show, the company performs for families and engages the community in a festive spectacle that has audience members stomping their feet and clapping their hands. Over the last eight seasons, Step Afrika! has shared this contemporary holiday performance that features friendly furry characters, pre-show workshops, photo opportunities, and even a dance party.


Photo Flash: Opening Night Photos of Arena Stage's DEAR JACK, DEAR LOUISE PhotosPhoto Flash: Opening Night Photos of Arena Stage's DEAR JACK, DEAR LOUISE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(12/9/2019) - Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has begun performances of the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's (Broadway's Lend Me a Tenor, Crazy For You) Dear Jack, Dear Louise.