Season Announcement: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces its 2014–2015 Season

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Michael M. Kaiser, President of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, today announced programming for the 2014–2015 season for the Kennedy Center, National Symphony Orchestra, and Washington National Opera. In wide-ranging programming that includes more than 2,000 performances of theater, dance, music of all kinds, and productions for young people, the Center […]

Theatre News: Watch and Comment About Broadway Legend Idina Menzel’s Performance of “Let It Go” from ‘Frozen’ at the Oscars

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Star of If/Then, Broadway legend Idina Menzel sang “Let It Go” from Disney’s blockbuster animated feature ‘Frozen’ at the Oscars.  How did she do?  What did you think of John Travolta saying, “Please welcome the wickedly talented Adele Dazi”? “Let It Go” won the Academy Award for best song making Robert Lopez and his wife Kristin Anderson-Lopez the fastest ever winner […]

Video: Audience Reaction at World Premiere of ‘Beaches’ at Signature Theatre

Theatre News: Pointless Theatre Company Receives John Aniello Award

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Pointless Theatre Company to Receive John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company TheatreWashington is proud to announce that the 2014 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company will be presented to Pointless Theatre, an ensemble of young artists who work collaboratively to write, design, promote, and produce theatrical works that pair live performers with imaginative puppetry. The […]

Theatre News: It’s “All in the Timing” for CCBC Catonsville Academic Theatre March 14-18 in the Center for the Arts

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It’s “All in the Timing” for CCBC Catonsville Academic Theatre March 14-18 in the Center for the Arts Playwright David Ives’ collection of short, comic plays allows ensemble cast to take on many roles BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (February 26, 2014) – Take eight one-act plays add 13 versatile student actors and you have the recipe […]

Theatre News: First Black Theatre Symposium at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

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UMD SCHOOL OF THEATRE, DANCE, AND PERFORMANCE STUDIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AFRICAN CONTINUUM THEATRE COMPANY BLACK THEATRE SYMPOSIUM MARCH 1, 2014 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center ALL-DAY EVENT . $35 FREE STUDENT TICKETS AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 14, 2014 How does Black theatre fit into the framework of our nation’s history and culture? Who are the dominant voices […]

Photo Gallery: ‘Beaches’ at Signature Theatre

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Season Announcement: The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory Kicks of 2014 Season with Richard III

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Baltimore Shakespeare Factory Kicks of 2014 Season with Richard III  Season of Malice & Misadventure begins with Shakespeare’s unforgettable recounting of politics, blood and villainy in the War of the Roses  BALTIMORE – The story of a man’s lust for power and his ruinous taste for intrigue, Richard III comes to Baltimore this spring to […]

Season Announcement: THE SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY’S 2014-2015 SEASON

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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR MICHAEL KAHN ANNOUNCES THE SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY’S 2014-2015 SEASON   Midway through Shakespeare Theatre Company’s current season, Artistic Director Michael Kahn announced today the Company’s 2014-2015 Season. The new season features Shakespeare’s warm-spirited and light-hearted comedy As You Like Itdirected by STC newcomer Michael Attenborough. Molière’s masterpiece of religious hypocrisy, Tartuffe, directed by Dominique Serrand, will […]

Season Announcement: ARENA STAGE ANNOUNCES 2014 – 2015 SEASON

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ARENA STAGE AT THE MEAD CENTER FOR AMERICAN THEATER ANNOUNCES 65TH SEASON FEATURING FIVE WORLD PREMIERES, TWO MUSICALS, THREE COMEDIES AND A 25-WRITER COMMISSION FOR THE NATIONAL CIVIL WAR PROJECT Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith reveals the 2014/15 season lineup for the company’s 65th season and fifth year in the Mead Center for American […]

Theatre News: Kwame Kwei-Armah and Stephen Richard Reaffirm Commitment to Center Stage with Contract Extensions

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Center Stage, a leading regional theater and the State Theater of Maryland, announced today that an agreement has been reached to extend the contracts of Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah through June 2018 and Managing Director Stephen Richard for a similar timeframe. Since their arrivals in 2011 and 2012, Center Stage has experienced a flurry of […]

Theatre News: CATF to Announce 24th Season with Charles Fuller

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CATF HOSTS PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CHARLES FULLER Set To Announce 24th Season at Special Event, March 1, 2014 The Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd University will announce its 2014 season with playwright Charles Fuller—who won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1982 for A Soldier’s Play—on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Shepherdstown Opera […]

Theatre News: Molotov Theatre Group to Hold Fundraiser

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Attention Hellraisers and Molotov Minions! Block out Friday February 28, 6 -10 PM! Come help us raise some hell! And some FUNDS! February 28, 6-10 PM at Millie & Al’s (2440 18th Street, NW), Molotov Theatre Group (www.molotovtheatre.org) is kicking things into HIGH GEAR and REVVING IT UP with our first ever Hellraiser Fundraiser. Huge! […]

Theatre News: West Arundel Creative Arts to Hold Family Art Day

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