The Kennedy Center says it will posthumously award the Mark Twain Prize to the late George Carlin at this year's annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
The Shen Family Foundation will donate $300,000 to the Signature Theater in Arlington, Va., to help support the creation of new works for musical theater from emerging composers.
Comedian George Carlin has been selected by the Kennedy Center to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
The latest docu-theater project to emerge from the inventive minds of the Off Broadway company the Civilians is a treatment of the evangelical Christian movement headquartered in Colorado Springs…
Call it "The Visit" revisited. The final production of the Signature Theater's Kander and Ebb festival is an extensive overhaul of the 2001 tuner that premiered at Chicago's Goodman Theater to mixed…
"The Art of Film Music" was the featured entertainment at Sunday's Kennedy Center Spring Gala, the second-biggest annual fund-raiser next to its high-profile Kennedy Center Honors, that drew $2.7…
Synetic Theater was the top winner at the Helen Hayes Awards in Washington, D.C., on Monday. The local troupe, which specializes in wordless, movement-based legit productions, scored six honors…
Helen Hayes always credited her stage career to her experiences growing up, attending theater in the nation's capital. So it's fitting that the D.C. theater community gathers each year to celebrate…
Joining the recently opened "Kiss of the Spider Woman" and next month's production of "The Visit," "The Happy Time" continues the Signature Theater's three-month celebration of the collaborations of…
Stephen Richard, executive director of the D.C. area's Arena Stage since 1991, will ankle his post in May to become VP of external affairs for the D.C.-based National Children's Museum, according to…
The Signature Theater has tapped Maggie Boland, director of external affairs at D.C.'s Arena Stage, to become its new managing director. She succeeds Sam Sweet, who ankled the position last fall.