What We've Heard

07/26/2016 - 4:51pm

Unexpected Stage Company's Friday, July 29 performance (7:30p) of Deb Margolin's 8 STOPS will benefit Red Wiggler Community Farm, with half of all ticket sales for that evening going to support this local non-profit, a 12-acre organic farm where people with and without developmental disabilities come together to work, learn, and grow healthy food.

07/15/2016 - 11:48am

Imagination Stage is offering 3 nights of Summer Sing-Alongs, featuring the company's favorite performers and welcoming families to join in the fun of belting out a beloved Broadway tune. Arrive early for a bite from local food trucks - July 18, 25, August 1. PLUS, Imagination Stage is offering Summer Dance Camps for children of all ages and skill levels. See their website for offerings and schedules.

07/13/2016 - 1:33pm

Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre will conduct workshops in DC while they're here with their show We Know How You Die thru July 31 at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. Workshops introduce the basics of how to perform longform improv scenes, with focal points that run parallel to UCBT’s Improv 101 curriculum in NYC, limited capacity, dates are Sun, 7/17 (2-5PM), Sun, 7/24 (2-5PM), Tues, 7/26 (3-6PM), Thurs, 7/28 (3-6PM)

07/12/2016 - 1:39pm

Shakespeare Theatre Company brings back their production of The Tempest, directed by Ethan McSweeny, for their annual Free-For-All August 16-28 with celebrated actors Patrick Page and Ed Gero joining the cast. Tickets are free.

07/12/2016 - 1:02pm

LIMITED TICKETS. Infinity Theatre presents Broadway Night on Friday, July 22 at 8pm - featuring popular songs from the newest musicals currently playing on Broadway to classic favorites in a stripped-down yet dynamic cabaret. Tickets are $25, one-night only.

07/11/2016 - 12:10pm

Signature Theatre is looking for the next pop or Broadway sensation for their 'Signature Voice' Competition as part of Signature's Annual Open House on July 23. More info about the competition and info regarding Video Submissions (due by July 18) on Signature Theater's site.

06/30/2016 - 11:46am

Auditions for Synetic Theater's Teen Company, a year-round training program dedicated to developing the next generation of artistic performers, will take place Sat, July 16 1-3pm and Sun, July 17 11am-2pm. To request an audition, email your name, audition date, head shot, and resume to:
tori@synetictheater.org

06/28/2016 - 4:52pm

Applications for the annual Intersections Festival at The Atlas Performing Arts Center are now being accepted. Application is online with a deadline of August 1.

06/25/2016 - 2:31pm

On Monday at 7:30 p.m., Arena Stage will host will host a memorial service celebrating Vincent Hill’s life and career. In addition to Hill’s work at Arena, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Signature and other area theaters, Hill performed as the drag performer Vickii Vox. The service is open to the public and all are welcome.

06/22/2016 - 11:11am

Annapolis Shakespeare Company in partnership with the Charles Carroll House, will present six performances of Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in the gardens of the historic Charles Carroll House overlooking the water in Annapolis July 8-17, 2016. Tickets are now on sale.

06/21/2016 - 1:54pm

The Shakespeare Anniversary Lecture Series presented by Folger Institute continues on June 27 at 7pm with Kim Hall, “Othello Was My Grandfather: Shakespeare in the African Diaspora.” Tickets are $15 ($10 for Folger members). Info & tickets here.

06/21/2016 - 11:57am

Capital Fringe is coming soon with performances beginning July 7. Check out the schedule and purchase tickets now. And catch the Fringe Festival Preview event on June 24 to see snippets of some of the upcoming productions and mix with the artists.

06/20/2016 - 6:19pm

Spooky Action Theater will have 2 free workshop presentations of Motherless Children by Jenn Tash on Sat, August 27 (8pm) & Sun, August 28 (3pm) as part of it's New Works in Action Program. These are fully-staged, scripts in hand presentations. Donations welcome.

06/20/2016 - 12:53pm

During the run of An Octoroon, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company will host free facilitated conversations and discussions focused on the themes of the play following most performances which run til June 26.

06/20/2016 - 12:47pm

The Cambria by Donal O'Kelly will have a reading by Solas Nua Mon, June 20 at 7pm
at Kelly's Irish Times near Union Station. The Cambria was a trans-Atlantic paddle-steamer and on in 1845, among the passengers was an escaped slave called Frederick Douglass. His just-published life story had become a bestseller. He was forced to flee the US with a price on his head. He sought asylum in Ireland.

06/14/2016 - 1:51pm

Folger Theatre's Brews & Banter Pre-Show Talk will be Thurs, June 16 at 6:30pm. Before the show, quench your thirst and join this small group conversation with District Merchants cast members Dani Stoller and William Vaughan. $15, with beer and light fare included.

06/10/2016 - 1:40pm

The National Theatre's 2016-17 Season will include the Washington Premiere Of
Five-Time Tony Award-Winner Fun Home and 20th Anniversary Tour of the hit musical RENT.

06/07/2016 - 7:40pm

Arena Stage is seeking proposals from theater companies, ensembles and individual artists interested in participating in the 2016/17 Kogod Cradle Series. Proposals are due July 15, 2016 for consideration for the 2016/17 season. Application/info at the Arena Stage site.

06/07/2016 - 11:52am

Taffety Punk Theatre Company in conjunction with Wolf Trap Opera present Hear Lucrece (in English). Lucrece's shockingly resonant story is presented in various forms to raise awareness about violence against women and bring the activists and community together to promote positive action. June 11 ONLY, $10 donation,at St Stephen's (1525 Newton Street NW).

05/25/2016 - 2:01pm

Upcoming Pay-What-You-Can performances at area theatres include: Round House Theatre's The Who & The What May 25 & May 28, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's An Octoroon May 30 & May 31, and Folger Theatre's District Merchants May 31.