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Photos: Go Inside The Kennedy Center's BRIDGERTON Musical Concert PhotosPhotos: Go Inside The Kennedy Center's BRIDGERTON Musical Concert
by BWW Staff - Broadway

(8/2/2022) - Last week, The National Symphony Orchestra presented the world premiere of Grammy award winning singer-songwriters Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear's The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical Live in Concert inspired by the Netflix series at the Kennedy Center. The concert was Directed by Sammi Cannold. Check out photos from inside the big night!


Photos: First Look at AMERICAN PROPHET: FREDERICK DOGLASS IN HIS OWN WORDS at Ar PhotosPhotos: First Look at AMERICAN PROPHET: FREDERICK DOGLASS IN HIS OWN WORDS at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Washington, DC

(7/28/2022) - Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater is now presenting the world-premiere musical American Prophet: Frederick Douglass in His Own Words, which kicks off the historic theater’s “Surviving and Thriving”-themed 2022/23 Season. Check out photos here!


Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premi PhotosPhotos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Broadway

(7/15/2022) - Arena Stage is presenting the world-premiere musical American Prophet. Created by Arena favorite Charles Randolph-Wright and Grammy Award winner Marcus Hummon, American Prophet is powered by Douglass' own speeches and writings and filled with soaring new melodies. See rehearsal photos and video here!


Photos: Blair Underwood & SIX TRIPLE EIGHT Team Celebrate The 6888th Central Pos PhotosPhotos: Blair Underwood & SIX TRIPLE EIGHT Team Celebrate The 6888th Central Postal Battalion Congressional Gold Medals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(6/22/2022) - Blair Underwood and the creative team of Six Triple Eight, Morgan J Smart, Ronvé O'Daniel, and Jevares C. Myrick, were invited to celebrate the 6888th's Congressional Gold Medal. See photos here!


Photos: See Deborah Cox, Telly Leung, Clive Davis, Phylicia Rashad & More at For PhotosPhotos: See Deborah Cox, Telly Leung, Clive Davis, Phylicia Rashad & More at Ford's Theatre Annual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Broadway

(6/8/2022) - Ford’s Theatre Society celebrated the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln at its Annual Gala on Sunday evening, June 5, 2022, at Ford’s Theatre. Check out photos of Deborah Cox, Telly Leung, Clive Davis and more!


Photos: First Look at DRUMFOLK at Arena Stage PhotosPhotos: First Look at DRUMFOLK at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Washington, DC

(6/1/2022) - Inspired by the Stono Rebellion of 1739, Step Afrika!’s critically-acclaimed Drumfolk will play at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater from May 31 – June 26, 2022. Drumfolk will take center stage in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage, kicking off a multi-year collaboration between the two arts organizations, while also bringing Arena’s 2021/22 Season to a close.


Photos: First Look at Courtney Reed, Conor Ryan, Austin Durant & More In MOULIN PhotosPhotos: First Look at Courtney Reed, Conor Ryan, Austin Durant & More In MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL on Tour
by Alan Henry - Broadway

(4/20/2022) - BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge, now playing at the James M. Nederlander Theatre in Chicago. The limited engagement runs through May 14.


Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of A SINGLE PRAYER PhotosPhotos: First Look at the World Premiere of A SINGLE PRAYER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(4/19/2022) - Firehouse Theatre is set to present  the world premiere of K. Jenkins' beautifully lyrical play A SINGLE PRAYER.


BWW Exclusive: First Look at the World Premiere of GRACE PhotosBWW Exclusive: First Look at the World Premiere of GRACE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(3/21/2022) - Packed with an eclectic mix of styles including Jazz, R&B, rousing up-tempos and raise-the-roof ballads, Grace is a new musical examining the little-told history of African-American culinary tradition and the challenges faced by Black-owned businesses.


BWW Interview: Molly Smith of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Stage PhotosBWW Interview: Molly Smith of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Stage
by Benjamin Tomchik - Washington, DC

(3/14/2022) - Catch Me If You Can is not Molly Smith’s first musical with a con artist at the heart of it. In 2012, she directed a hit production of The Music Man, whose main character, Professor Harold Hill, could give Abagnale a run for his money. What is it about these men who have the ability to make us see what we want, and to command the stage while doing so, that lends itself to the theater?


Photos/Videos: First Look at Christian Thompson, Nehal Joshi, and More in CATCH PhotosPhotos/Videos: First Look at Christian Thompson, Nehal Joshi, and More in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Washington, DC

(3/4/2022) - Catch Me If You Can begins performances tonight, March 4, at the Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. The musical features a book by Terrence McNally, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman and based on the Dreamworks Motion Picture.


Photos: Broadway's Best Unite in DC for 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Cent PhotosPhotos: Broadway's Best Unite in DC for 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center
by Nicole Rosky - Broadway

(2/12/2022) - The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents a star-studded lineup of Broadway and Kennedy Center favorites coming together in the Kennedy Center Opera House to celebrate 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center. Last night, February 11, saw the first of two sold-out performances, with the second performance taking place this evening, February 12 at 7:30 p.m.


Photos & Video: First Look at DAPHNE'S DIVE at Signature Theatre PhotosPhotos & Video: First Look at DAPHNE'S DIVE at Signature Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(2/9/2022) - Signature Theatre has released production photos and videos for Daphne’s Dive, a play by Quiara Alegría Hudes, which reopens Signature’s ARK Theater for live performances now through March 20, 2022.


Photos: Get A First Look At AIN'T TOO PROUD On Tour PhotosPhotos: Get A First Look At AIN'T TOO PROUD On Tour
by BWW Staff - Broadway

(1/26/2022) - BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at the cast of Ain't Too Proud in action! Leading the cast of Ain't Too Proud as The Temptations are Jalen Harris as 'Eddie Kendricks,' Harrell Holmes Jr. as 'Melvin Franklin,' James T. Lane as 'Paul Williams,' and joining directly from the Broadway company are Marcus Paul James as 'Otis Williams,' and Elijah Ahmad Lewis as 'David Ruffin.'


Photos: First Look at the JERSEY BOYS National Tour PhotosPhotos: First Look at the JERSEY BOYS National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Broadway

(12/20/2021) - JERSEY BOYS has relaunched its National Tour, kicking off its 15th touring season with technical rehearsals and an engagement in Detroit, MI at the Music Hall (December 12-18). The 2021-22 touring season will next play Dallas Summer Musicals Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas, TX, December 28, 2021 to January 9, 2022.


Photos/Video: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Ford's Theatre PhotosPhotos/Video: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Ford's Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Washington, DC

(12/16/2021) - Acclaimed Washington actor Craig Wallace reprises the role  of Ebenezer Scrooge in a newly reimagined stage production of A Christmas Carol, with script  based on the popular 2020 radio play adaption by Michael Wilson.


Photos: Get A First Look At Broadway-Bound ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME PhotosPhotos: Get A First Look At Broadway-Bound ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME
by Alan Henry - Broadway

(12/3/2021) - BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, the new musical featuring the songs of Britney Spears - now on stage at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC through January 2nd.


Photos: Onley Theatre Center Presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST PhotosPhotos: Onley Theatre Center Presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(11/16/2021) - Resuming its tradition of big, family musicals for the holidays, Olney Theatre Center is presenting Disney's Beauty and the Beast (November 5, 2021 - January 2, 2022).


Photos: First Look at the National Tour of OKLAHOMA! PhotosPhotos: First Look at the National Tour of OKLAHOMA!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Broadway

(11/11/2021) - The North American tour of Rogers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! began performances at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, MN on November 9, 2021 and will continue to play over 25 cities during the 2021-2022 season including stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Chicago and Nashville, and more. 


Photos: First Look at RENT at Signature Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look at RENT at Signature Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(11/11/2021) - Signature Theatre is providing a first look at their all new production of RENT, book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. RENT plays in Signature’s MAX Theatre for live performances through January 2, 2022.


Photos: Get a First Look at the National Tour of THE PROM! PhotosPhotos: Get a First Look at the National Tour of THE PROM!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Broadway

(11/2/2021) - The National Tour of the 2019 Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding Musical THE PROM begins performances tonight at Playhouse Square in Cleveland.


PHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At TOOTSIE On Tour PhotosPHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At TOOTSIE On Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Broadway

(10/28/2021) - Get a first look at the non-equity national tour of Tootsie in all new photos and videos! The cast includes Drew Becker as Michael Dorsey, Ashley Alexandra as Julie Nichols, Payton Reilly as Sandy Lester, Lukas James Miller as Max Von Horn, Jared David Michael Grant as Jeff Slater, Kathy Halenda as Rita Marshall, Steve Brustien as Stan Fields, and Adam du Plessis as Ron Carlisle.


Photo: First Look At Kyla Stone As Anya In ANASTASIA On Tour PhotosPhoto: First Look At Kyla Stone As Anya In ANASTASIA On Tour
by BWW Staff - Broadway

(10/19/2021) - BroadwayWorld has a first look at Kyla Stone as Anya in the non-equity National Tour of ANASTASIA!


Photos: Get A First Look At The New Cast Of RENT On Tour PhotosPhotos: Get A First Look At The New Cast Of RENT On Tour
by BWW Staff - Broadway

(10/18/2021) - BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new cast of the RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Non-Equity Tour, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning landmark rock musical written by Jonathan Larson.


Photos: New Episodes Of 'One Voice: The Songs We Share' Airing On PBS PhotosPhotos: New Episodes Of 'One Voice: The Songs We Share' Airing On PBS
by A.A. Cristi - Washington, DC

(10/11/2021) - The American Pops Orchestra presents two new episodes of 'ONE VOICE: THE SONGS WE SHARE.' The episodes, entitled “Country” and “American Roots,” will be broadcast back to back on Friday, October 29, 2021 (check local listings) on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video App.


Photos: National Asian Artists Project Members Celebrate the KENNEDY CENTER@50 C PhotosPhotos: National Asian Artists Project Members Celebrate the KENNEDY CENTER@50 Concert Tonight on PBS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(10/1/2021) - National Asian Artists Project members Austin Ku, Kendyl Ito, Kyra Smith, Jaygee Macapugay, Emily Stillings, Billy Bustamante, and Raymond J. Lee, are in the company of Francis Jue, Paul HeeSang Miller, Jon Hoche, and Kristen Faith Oei who appear in David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori’s Soft Power on the “Kennedy Center at 50” concert.


Photos: Arena Stage Hosts Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park PhotosPhotos: Arena Stage Hosts Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Washington, DC

(9/27/2021) - Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater partnered with Nationals Park to host a free live simulcast of the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Toni Stone on Sunday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. The performance inside the Kreeger Theater was broadcast to the center field video board at Nationals Park for thousands to experience.


Photos: Tony LePage, Julie Reiber, Josh Breckenridge & More Star in COME FROM AW PhotosPhotos: Tony LePage, Julie Reiber, Josh Breckenridge & More Star in COME FROM AWAY Concert at the Lincoln Memorial
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Broadway

(9/13/2021) - Ford's Theatre Society presented Come From Away: In Concert at the Lincoln Memorial, a free one-night-only concert presentation of the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, September 10, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. 


Photos: Inside First Rehearsal For TONI STONE at Arena Stage PhotosPhotos: Inside First Rehearsal For TONI STONE at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Washington, DC

(8/7/2021) - Reprising their roles from the A.C.T. run include JaBen Early (Arena's Junk), Kenn E. Head (Roundabout's Toni Stone), Rodney Earl Jackson Jr. (Broadway's Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations), Sean-Maurice Lynch (Arena's Jubilee) and Jarrod Mims Smith (A.C.T.'s The Royale).


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 A.A. Cristi - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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.