What We've Heard

09/13/2018 - 12:54pm

Post-show Talk-Back at Mosaic Theater Company's "Marie and Rosetta" this Sat, Sept 15 following the 3pm matinee: "Race and Rock and Roll: Whitewashing of Black Musical History" with Paige Muller, Mosaic Theater Company's Programming Coordinator; Rex (DC Punk and Soul Musician); Maya Cunningham (Ethnomusicologist and Cultural Activist); Dr. Saïs Kamalidiin (Executive Director, Howard University Center for Ethnomusicology). Ticket must be purchased for the production; talk-back is free.

09/12/2018 - 4:34pm

Taffety Punk Theatre Company holds PayWhatYouCan performances for their production of Pramkicker Wed Sep 12, 7:30pm and
Thu Sep 13, 7:30pm.

09/12/2018 - 4:30pm

Shakespeare Theatre Company recently announced that after an international search, Simon Godwin has been appointed as their next Artistic Director. Simon, who is currently serving as Associate Director at the National Theatre, will succeed Michael Kahn, who has been at the helm of STC since 1986.

08/30/2018 - 11:41am

Theater Alliance launches Season 16 with the Word Becomes Action Festival: Flipping the Script explores themes from upcoming productions and bringing together performances, readings, and workshops to illuminate divergent perspectives including White Rabbit Red Rabbit Aug 30-Sept 1 followed by The Gun Show, Mom Baby God, a reading of The Blackest Battle, a reading of an updated version of Deporting the Divas, and Teatro La Bolsa's Madres de la Revolución followed by a 45-minute workshp.

08/29/2018 - 2:35pm

Check out two Pay-What-You-Can performances for Round House Theatre's SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS, Bess Wohl's off-Broadway hit. PWYC performances are on August 29 at 7:30pm (with a designer discussion) and September 1 at 2pm - plus August 31 8pm is FreeBeerFriday with a director discussion. Get details on their website.

08/27/2018 - 1:53pm

There will be a Pay-What-You-Can performance at MetroStage Aug 30 at 8pm for their production of Athol Fugard's The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek. Performances run thru Sept 30.

08/20/2018 - 2:02pm

Coming up at Spooky Action Theater is their 2018 Mini Festival of Readings, part of New Works in Action. Between September 3 and 9, catch six new plays starting with "Torgus & Snow" September 3 at The Kennedy Center's Page-to-Stage Festival, then other readings at Spooky Action September 4 - 9 (Free to attend, but make a reservation).

08/17/2018 - 4:42pm

Mosaic Theater Company holds a PayWhatYouCan performance of "Marie and Rosetta" on August 22 @ 8pm. Tickets available for purchase at the door beginning an hour before curtain. Discounted tickets can be purchased in advance.

08/17/2018 - 2:12pm

Arena Stage holds its Community Day on Saturday, August 25 beginning at noon.
This FREE even brings a fun-filled day to celebrate the start of the 2018/19 season, plus high-flying aerialists, dance classes taught by Camp Arena Stage Teaching Artists, season-themed activities, live music from local artists, and the return of Taste of the Southwest, featuring small bites from restaurants found on the Wharf and in the Southwest neighborhood.

08/17/2018 - 11:21am

Join Solas Nua Mon, August 20 for this free play reading DANNY & CHANTELLE (STILL HERE), firected by Craig Baldwin and featuring Dani Stoller & Joe Carlson. At Dupont Underground. Doors open at 6:30 / Reading at 7pm.

08/10/2018 - 1:32pm

Constellation Theatre Company holds a Pay-What-You-Can Preview Fri, August 10 (8pm) for their production of Melancholy Play by celebrated writer Sarah Ruhl. All tickets sold at the door starting 1 hour prior to curtain time, first come, first served basis, no advance sales. They'll also have $15 Preview Sat, August 11 (8pm), and $25 Preview Sun, August 12 (8pm)

08/10/2018 - 11:28am

The National Players are back previewing Shakespeare's Twelfth Night before they take the show on the road. Two Pay-What -You-Can performances are on August 16 and 17 in Olney Theatre Center's Historic Theatre. All donations go towards National Players. CASH ONLY. Tickets purchased on the day-of show at the box office starting at 5pm. All purchases must be in-person and in CASH. No phone or internet sales.

08/09/2018 - 12:53pm

Coming up August 10 & 11 at Creative Cauldron...​Enjoy and be enlightened by a night of talented teens from the award winning Music Therapy Center in " A Place To Be" featuring songs about the struggles that teens go through.

08/09/2018 - 12:39pm

An exciting new partnership between The Theatre Lab and Levine Music's Act Two Pre-Professional music theater program for high school students (led by Helen Hayes Awards recipients Tracy Olivera and Walter Bobby McCoy). This partnership strives to expand musical theatre training to high school students and adults.

08/01/2018 - 1:21pm

GALA Hispanic Theatre's Paso Nuevo & Summer Youth program will present Blood Wedding at GALA’s Main Stage on Friday, August 3 at 8PM. This adaptation, by GALA veteran Cornelia Cody, of Federico Garcia Lorca’s play will explore gang warfare in our city through a bilingual performance that will be FREE and open to the public.

07/30/2018 - 4:21pm

DC Resident Creatives! Applications are OPEN for the Fall Session of the District’s Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment's 202Creates Residency Program (Sep-Dec) - available to DC residents & businesses, in all 8 Wards, working in the creative industries, providing space, resources & community to creative entrepreneurs to build their businesses and further their projects. Application deadline: August 3 at 11:59PM.

07/25/2018 - 12:17pm

Hopefully the weather will be kind for this FREE, all-day event at Olney Theatre Center's Summer Fest, Saturday, July 28 featuring Backstage Tours, Food Trucks, Master Classes, Meet the Artists, Prop and Costume Sales, Kid's STEM Activities, Outdoor Games, Play Readings, Outdoor Movie, Wine and Whiskey Tasting and more. PLUS, Saturday evening, take in a concert recital of the Leonard Bernstein classic, Candide. Featuring an all-star cast drawn from their "On the Town" accompanied by a two-piano arrangement. Tickets $40.

07/24/2018 - 11:16am

Coming up on August 5 at Signature Theatre - their Annual Open House. Starting at noon, enjoy free performances every fifteen minutes, special ticket offers, raffles and a grand finale concert. There are concerts, games and crafts all day. Don’t miss special single ticket offers for the 2018/19 season and our annual show merchandise clearance sale.

07/23/2018 - 12:48pm

From contemporary to classic, come hear your favorite and most beloved Broadway hits at Infinity Theatre's next cabaret - 2 shows only August 3 & 4. Due to popular demand, this showcase is returning for its third year in a row. Infinity's company of actors will dazzle you with songs from across the spectrum of Broadway musicals. Experience the emotional highs and lows that only the best storytelling and music of Broadway can provide. Tickets $25.

07/19/2018 - 5:42pm

SPECIAL EVENT coming up July 26-29 from Theater Alliance (At Anacostia Playhouse) - The Trans-Atlantic Time Traveling Company by Holly Bass. Three freedwomen travel through the American south in the 1860s with a medicine show, but unlike other snake oil salesmen of the day, these mysterious women give away their healing potions in an attempt to cure a dangerous disease that threatens to destroy future generations. A devised work of dance theater that combines vaudeville, sampling culture and time travel to engage the audience in a conversation about what it means to be free and ways we can move towards an equitable and just society.