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Audience Takes the Lead as LiveArtDC Presents NOAH: APOCALYPSE Audience Takes the Lead as LiveArtDC Presents NOAH: APOCALYPSE
by BWW News Desk on August 20, 2017 in Washington, DC

It's been one year since the bomb. Noah and her ragtag group of misfits have managed to survive-- barely. But when a stranger breaches the safety of their bunker, survival alone won't be enough. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup on August 20, 2017 in Washington, DC

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 8/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 8/20/2017
by BWW on August 20, 2017 in Washington, DC

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2017 for Washington, DC (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup on August 20, 2017 in Washington, DC

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: Shakespeare Theatre's OTHELLO Still Stunning, Fresh BWW Review: Shakespeare Theatre's OTHELLO Still Stunning, Fresh
by Andrew White on August 19, 2017 in Washington, DC

For all the pathos in this, one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies, director Ron Daniels has found a way to create and unexpectedly festive atmosphere. There is, refreshingly, room to laugh knowingly even as Iago weaves his evil plot. (more...)
Michelle Williams, Ariana DeBose, and More Join American Pops for RESPECT Michelle Williams, Ariana DeBose, and More Join American Pops for RESPECT
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Washington, DC

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will honor the 75th birthday of one of the country's most treasured legends with Respect: The Music of Aretha Franklin to begin their star-studded third season. (more...)
Tickets on Sale for Synetic Theater's Fall Run of PETER PAN Tickets on Sale for Synetic Theater's Fall Run of PETER PAN
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Washington, DC

Take flight to Neverland with Peter Pan, his Lost Boys and the Darling children! In this magical place filled with fairies, pirates, and mermaids, Peter Pan and crew will battle the delightfully sinister Captain Hook with acrobatics that will leave you on the edge of your seat! (more...)
Ally Theatre Company to Close Inaugural Season with World Premiere of CLOVER Ally Theatre Company to Close Inaugural Season with World Premiere of CLOVER
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Washington, DC

Ally Theatre Company presents the final production of their inaugural season with Clover, a World Premiere written by Laura Rocklyn and Ty Hallmark and playing at Caos on F September 13-October 28 2017. (more...)
Cast Complete for Hal Linden-Led THE PRICE in Extended Run at Arena Stage Cast Complete for Hal Linden-Led THE PRICE in Extended Run at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Washington, DC

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces full casting for Arthur Miller's The Price, which has been extended to receive an additional week of performances due to popular demand. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in Washington, DC

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
News Anchor Kelly Wright Releases Song and Video Call to Action Against Racism News Anchor Kelly Wright Releases Song and Video Call to Action Against Racism
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Washington, DC

Normally Kelly Wright is asking other people their thoughts about the issues of the day. As a national anchor for one of the nation's biggest news networks, Wright has interviewed some of the biggest newsmakers of modern times, but this time, he has something to say...and with his surprise new music release, he is saying it in an inspiring - and truly moving - song. (more...)
Neil Gaiman's NEVERWHERE Comes to Rorschach Theatre Neil Gaiman's NEVERWHERE Comes to Rorschach Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Washington, DC

Rorschach Theatre announces the cast and designers for its revival of NEVERWHERE (2013), Robert Kauzlaric's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's modern cult classic about a man who stumbles upon adventure in a dangerous and magical world that exists below the streets of London. The ensemble cast will include returning cast members Sarah Taurchini as Door and Daniel Corey as Richard Mayhew. The design team will include cutting-edge set and projections design collective Pixelumen Lab. (more...)
BWW Review: Whipping, or the Football Hamlet Goes for the Touchdown at Callan Theatre BWW Review: Whipping, or the Football Hamlet Goes for the Touchdown at Callan Theatre
by Hannah Wing on August 14, 2017 in Washington, DC

Something is clearly rotten in the state of the DFL and perhaps America itself. Whipping, or the Football Hamlet, written, directed, and choreographed by Kathleen Akerley, is entertaining and humorous as it is stirring and thought-provoking. (more...)
BWW Review: THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI Featuring Tom Teasley at Constellation Theatre BWW Review: THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI Featuring Tom Teasley at Constellation Theatre
by Hannah Landsberger on August 13, 2017 in Washington, DC

Catch The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari at Constellation Theatre before it closes. It's an excellent way to experience a classic and a wonderful way to spend a spooky, stormy evening. (more...)
BWW Review: Wildwood Summer Theatre serenades SPRING AWAKENING BWW Review: Wildwood Summer Theatre serenades SPRING AWAKENING
by Keith Tittermary on August 11, 2017 in Washington, DC

Back in the late 1970's Wildwood Summer Theater was producing a disco-themed West Side Story in the old Rockville Mall. In that production was a young high school kid named Michael Mayer who was dancing as a Jet. In 2007, that young kid won a Tony Award for directing the new Broadway Musical, Spring Awakening. Since 1965, WST has been producing shows that feature those between the ages of 14 and 25 in every single aspect. From director to orchestra to designer, every person involved is under 25. (more...)
Vivica Fox to Star in TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME Stage Adaptation Vivica Fox to Star in TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME Stage Adaptation
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Washington, DC

The original movie was met with rave reviews, instantly becoming a fan favorite and ultimately a cult classic. Over the years, the media has lauded it a 'turning point in movie history' and a 'game changer.' It is the movie 'Two Can Play That Game.' Now, an adaptation of the hit movie will be hitting the stage and touring across the country. (more...)
WNO to Open New Season with AIDA, Featuring RETNA and Jessica Lang Dance WNO to Open New Season with AIDA, Featuring RETNA and Jessica Lang Dance
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Washington, DC

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2017-2018 season with a new production of Verdi's grand Egyptian epic Aida, September 9-23, 2017, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in Washington, DC

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
Electric Cellist Tina Guo Shines in Hans Zimmer Concert Electric Cellist Tina Guo Shines in Hans Zimmer Concert
by Charles Shubow on August 11, 2017 in Washington, DC

Huge crowd at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD appreciates film composer Hans Zimmer. (more...)
10th D.C. Career Fair to Take Over Arena Stage This August 10th D.C. Career Fair to Take Over Arena Stage This August
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Washington, DC

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, in partnership with Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen, At-Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman, the D.C. Department of Employment Services, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development and The Wharf opens its doors for the 10th D.C. Career Fair Today, August 10, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Mead Center (1101 Sixth St., SW). (more...)
BWW Review: BIG FISH is Larger Than Life at The Keegan Theatre BWW Review: BIG FISH is Larger Than Life at The Keegan Theatre
by Evann Normandin on August 10, 2017 in Washington, DC

BIG FISH fills every inch of the intimate Keegan Theatre and leaves more than a little magic in its wake. Based on the 1998 David Wallace novel and the 2003 Tim Burton film, BIG FISH revolves around traveling salesman Edward Bloom and the big stories he tells to his realist son Will. When Will finds out he's going to be father and must, at the same time, confront his father's mortality, he sets out to separate fact from fiction and find the man inside the behemoth. (more...)
theatreWashington & Signature Theatre Present Summer Hummer VI PROM NIGHT theatreWashington & Signature Theatre Present Summer Hummer VI PROM NIGHT
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Washington, DC

The sixth annual Summer Hummer returns to Signature Theatre to benefit theatreWashington's Taking Care of Our Own emergency fund for theatre professionals. (more...)
Musician Tom Teasley to Perform His Original Score Live Alongside THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI at Constellation Theatre Company Musician Tom Teasley to Perform His Original Score Live Alongside THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI at Constellation Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Washington, DC

Kicking off its 2017/18 Season: Survival Instincts, Constellation Theatre Company will present screenings of the 1920 German expressionist horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari from August 9-13 at Source, located at 1835 14th Street NW, Washington, DC. (more...)
The Kennedy Center Presents the 16th Annual Page-to-Stage New Play Festival The Kennedy Center Presents the 16th Annual Page-to-Stage New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Washington, DC

The Kennedy Center hosts its 16th annual Page-to-Stage New Play Festival on Saturday, September 2 through Monday, September 4, 2017, featuring more than 60 theaters from the D.C. metropolitan area, all with a mission to produce and support new work. (more...)
Up On The Marquee: Get in Loser, MEAN GIRLS is Starting Up On The Marquee: Get in Loser, MEAN GIRLS is Starting
by Walter McBride on August 07, 2017 in Washington, DC

You can't sit with them, but you can sit in the theatre and watch. MEAN GIRLS is up on the marquee at the National Theatre in Washington, DC, check it out below! (more...)