In "Maria/Stuart," a modern family is inflicted with animosities loosely borrowed from England's Queen Elizabeth I and her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots, as depicted in German author Friedrich…
Washington D.C.'s notoriously steamy summer is traditionally siesta time for most area legiters. But two theater festivals and a couple of boffo productions from mainstay companies have been keeping…
Outrageous, audacious, sacrilegious and delicious, "Jerry Springer: The Opera" has rolled into D.C. to SRO auds and an immediate three-week extension at the Studio Theater. And why not? A city often…
Premiering at MetroStage in Alexandria, Va., Glasgow-born musician-writer Paul Scott Goodman ("Bright Lights, Big City") and wife Miriam Gordon's "Rooms: A Rock Romance" is an engaging tuner about…
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…