The Kennedy Center has commissioned a new adaptation of author E.B. White's 1970 children's tale, "The Trumpet of the Swan," as an 80-minute reading accompanied by original music from Jason Robert…
The Kennedy Center's posthumous presentation of the Mark Twain Prize to George Carlin had the feel of an Irish wake as a who's who of top comics paid irreverent tribute to the pioneering social…
Bill O'Brien, director of theater and musical theater for the National Endowment for the Arts, agrees that nonprofit theaters in the U.S. are "extremely nervous" about the economic climate.
The National Endowment for the Arts will dole out $280,000 to seven theaters around the country, selected as the first recipients of coin under the NEA's New Play Development Program.
Political pundits take note: The Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater has just gone from red to blue.
A commendable priority of Maryland's Round House Theater under a.d. Blake Robison is to bring popular books to the stage.
Jon Stewart, Bill Maher, Garry Shandling and Lily Tomlin are among the comedians set to pay tribute to George Carlin as the Kennedy Center posthumously presents the Mark Twain Prize for American…
The Signature Theater in Arlington, Va., will mount a revamped production of "Les Miserables" at its intimate 280-seat black box theater in December under special arrangement with producer Cameron…
Barbra Streisand, Morgan Freeman, country crooner George Jones, choreographer Twyla Tharp and the Who's Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey will be feted at this year's Kennedy Center Honors.
Writer-performer Daniel Beaty has attracted a following with "Emergency," his inventive solo performance on the legacy of slavery, in which he played some 40 characters.