"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.
Playwright David Adjmi is quickly building a reputation for unvarnished presentations of offbeat and disturbing themes.
Signature Theater launches its tribute to musical composing team John Kander and Fred Ebb with a most satisfying revival of "Kiss of the Spider Woman" that bodes well for the four-month festival -…
A festival of John Kander and Fred Ebb tuners without "Chicago" or "Cabaret"? Unthinkable.
The Kennedy Center will stage a new production of "Ragtime" as part of a 2008-09 theater season emphasizing Broadway musicals, including tour stops of Rialto tuners "The Color Purple, "Legally…
A world preem of Michael John LaChiusa's musical, "Giant," and a new production of the tuner, "Ace," which is being aimed for Broadway, will highlight the Signature Theater's 2008-09 season.