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BWW Blog: Freshman Survival Guide Photo BWW Blog: Freshman Survival Guide
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer on August 11, 2020 in Washington, DC

I made a a?oeMini Survival Guidea?? with the top 5 things I learned my freshman year of college!
VIDEOS: Ahead Of Her Concert This Week, Take a Look Back at Lena Hall's Career Photo VIDEOS: A Look Back at Lena Hall's Career
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2020 in Washington, DC

Before her Obsessed: Alanis Morissette concert, we're looking back at the journey of her career. Let's start at the beginning!
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Radio Free Birdland Premiere Starring Max von Essen Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Radio Free Birdland Premiere Starring Max von Essen
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2020 in Washington, DC

Our Radio Free Birdland Concert Series with Birdland Jazz premieres this week with Max von Essen!
Wolf Trap Opera Announces Upcoming Virtual Slate Photo Wolf Trap Opera Announces Upcoming Virtual Slate
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2020 in Washington, DC

Wolf Trap Opera has announced its lineup of 2020 Virtual Performances!
Theatre J Launches 'How to Become a Raised-Consciousness Audience Member' Class Photo Theatre J Launches 'How to Become a Raised-Consciousness Audience Member' Class
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2020 in Washington, DC

Becoming A Raised-Consciousness Audience Member is taught by Rachel Grossman, Thursdays 3:30 pm-5:00 pm, August 13-September 3.
8 Videos That Make Us Excited for Max von Essen's Birdland Concert! Photo 8 Videos That Make Us Excited for Max von Essen's Birdland Concert!
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2020 in Washington, DC

There's no doubt Max von Essen can put on an excellent performance! Check out some of his past gigs before this week's Birdland concert!
5 More Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With! Photo 5 More Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With!
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2020 in Washington, DC

Lena Hall's popular series Obsessed is returning this weekend with the music of Alanis Morissette! We're looking back at some of our favorite past performances-- which one is your favorite?
Exclusive: Watch 'What Could Be Better' From Liz Callaway and Seth Rudetsky LIVE Photo Available Now: Liz Callaway & Seth Rudetsky Duet on 'What Could Be Better'
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2020 in Washington, DC

Liz Callaway's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET and is now available On Demand. Watch Liz and Seth duet on 'What Could Be Better' from Baby in this exclusive clip!
Members Of Congress Take To The Online Stage For Shakespeare Theatre Company's W Photo Members Of Congress Take To The Online Stage For Shakespeare Theatre Company's WILL ON THE HILL
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2020 in Washington, DC

D.C.'s most popular bi-partisan event is going online - making it accessible to the entire nation! On Monday, September 14th, Members of Congress and distinguished Washington influencers from both sides of the aisle will present the Bard's take on power and policymaking in an original script.
National Capital Puppetry Festival Presents THE NATIONAL CAPITAL PUPPETRY FESTIV Photo National Capital Puppetry Festival Presents THE NATIONAL CAPITAL PUPPETRY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2020 in Washington, DC

The National Capital Puppetry Guild (NCPG) presents The National Capital Puppetry Festival, the Guild's inaugural puppetry festival! There's something for everyone in the three action packed days over the weekend of August 21-23, 2020.
BWW News: The Theatre Lab to be Recognized by Plays in the House Teen Edition Photo BWW News: The Theatre Lab to be Recognized by Plays in the House Teen Edition
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2020 in Washington, DC

The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts will be recognized this Sunday, August 9 at 2pm during the performance of Lady Liberty and the Donut Girl by Eric Lane livestreamed on Stars In The House YouTube Channel. The performance is part of Plays in the House Teen Edition, livestreamed readings of plays for young people, performed by young people to support not-for-profits bringing theater to young people. The reading will be performed by Simone Clotile and Donovan Rogers and will also feature interviews with the playwright and Theatre Lab student Zach Rakotomaniraka.
Upcoming Comedy Web Series THE BREAKDOWN Shows Hilarious And Painful Side Of Sel Photo Upcoming Comedy Web Series THE BREAKDOWN Shows Hilarious And Painful Side Of Self-Taped Auditions
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Washington, DC

A new comedy web series, 'The Breakdown', created by casting associate Madison Landis and writer/actor John-Michael Jalonen, reveals the painfully funny side of actors taping auditions at home in a rapidly-changing industry. Season 1 of 'The Breakdown' will be available August 14th on YouTube and Facebook Watch.
9 Liz Callaway Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Liz Callaway Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Washington, DC

We're looking back at these past performances by Liz Callaway before her Seth Concert this weekend!
VIDEO: Kennedy Center and Sankofa Host Conversation With March For Our Lives Photo VIDEO: Kennedy Center and Sankofa Host Conversation With March For Our Lives
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Washington, DC

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts joins forces with Sankofa, which hosts a conversation with March for Our Lives featuring performances by versatile R&B singer/songwriter/producer Leven Kali and Brooklyn-based Hip Hop & R&B group Phony Ppl.
Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account! Photo Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account!
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Washington, DC

We're highlighting our student bloggers on Instagram!
BWW Interview: Eugene Rogers on Creating a New Season for The Washington Chorus Photo BWW Interview: Eugene Rogers on Creating a New Season for The Washington Chorus During a Pandemic
by Roger Catlin on August 04, 2020 in Washington, DC

When Eugene Rogers became the fifth artistic director of The Washington Chorus in February, he wasn't counting on the worldwide pandemic to explode every plan just weeks later. Presenting a 200-person choir, shoulder to shoulder, mouths open was out of the question, even if they were emitting a glorious sound.
Birdland Jazz Club Brings Concert Series To BroadwayWorld Events: Max Von Essen, Photo Birdland Brings Concert Series To BWW; Von Essen, Vosk, Rockwell, Leung, Szot & More
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Washington, DC

Each concert will kick off with a live premiere event, featuring a special chat (which will include the performer) and will then be on-demand for 30 days on BroadwayWorld Events.
WCO Appoints Tehvon Fowler-Chapman As New E.D. Photo WCO Appoints Tehvon Fowler-Chapman As New E.D.
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Washington, DC

Washington Concert Opera (WCO) has announced the appointment of Tehvon Fowler-Chapman as the new Executive Director of the organization.
BWW Review: NEW WORKS 2020 (& BEYOND) Photo BWW Review: NEW WORKS 2020 (& BEYOND)
by Barbara Trainin Blank on August 04, 2020 in Washington, DC

Contemporary Dance is a collaborative style, including modern and ballet elements, as well as sometimes jazz and hip hop. This fusion is the trademark of Chamber Dance Project, the D.C.—based company, with founding artistic director Diane Coburn Bruning at its helm.
Washington Chorus Announces 2020-21 Season Lineup Photo Washington Chorus Announces 2020-21 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Washington, DC

The Washington Chorus has announced its lineup for the 2020-21 season. This is the debut season for artistic director Dr. Eugene Rogers. 
Rorschach Announces Local Art Inspiration For KLECKSOGRAPHY 2020 Photo Rorschach Announces Local Art Inspiration For KLECKSOGRAPHY 2020
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Washington, DC

Rorschach Theatre presents 16 new works of digital theatre and film featuring 50 DC-based artists KLECKSOGRAPHY 2020. Premieres August 9, 2020 at 7pm EST (The video will remain online until August 16, 2020.) The YouTube link will be accessible by all, but Pay-What-You-Can participation is strongly encouraged.
5 Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With! Photo 5 Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With!
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Washington, DC

Lena Hall's popular series Obsessed is returning next weekend with the music of Alanis Morissette! We're looking back at some of our favorite past performances-- which one is your favorite?
Arena Stage, Georgetown University & Andrew R. Ammerman Extend Multi-Season Part Photo Arena Stage, Georgetown University & Andrew R. Ammerman Extend Multi-Season Partnership
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in Washington, DC

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater and Georgetown University Theater & Performance Studies Program are pleased to announce a generous gift by Andrew R. Ammerman, making possible a three-year continuation of the Arena Stage, Georgetown University and Andrew R. Ammerman Partnership now through 2023.
VIDEO: Signature Theatre Releases THE SIGNATURE SHOW Featuring Heidi Blickenstaf Photo Signature Theatre Releases THE SIGNATURE SHOW
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Washington, DC

Today, Signature Theatre released the inaugural episode of The Signature Show, a biweekly half-hour digital experience featuring performances by acclaimed artists, interviews, celebration of new musical voices and tributes to the past, present and future of Signature Theatre.
Wolf Trap Opera 2020 Artists Begin Summer Residency Program, Featuring Onsite Tr Photo Wolf Trap Opera 2020 Artists Begin Summer Residency Program, Featuring Onsite Training, Coaching and More
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Washington, DC

On June 30 Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts welcomed the Wolf Trap Opera Summer 2020 residency program cohort consisting of 18 Filene Artists, 17 Studio Artists and five Fellows. They joined Wolf Trap Opera (WTO) from across the country and around the globe for six weeks of operatic study and training.