Irish playwright Conor McPherson's searing examination of two lonely men trying to cope in an unforgiving world, "Shining City" gets its first post-Broadway regional production in this sensitive…
Nicholas T. Goldsborough, managing director of the Shakespeare Theater Company since 2002, will ankle the post in December to launch his own consulting firm.
The Shakespeare Theater Company inaugurates its magnificent new Sidney Harman Hall with two elaborate productions in repertory -- the seldom-produced Christopher Marlowe plays "Tamburlaine" and…
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With considerable understatement, a principal character sums up Homer's "The Odyssey" as "Epic story short" in playwright Melissa James Gibson's one-act play, "Current Nobody," receiving its world…
Gloria Naylor's novel "The Women of Brewster Place," about courage and personal failings among a group of African-American women, was adapted as a sobering TV miniseries in 1989. But a musical?
Comedian Billy Crystal received the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Thursday in a raucous celebration that featured clips of his classic film and TV moments and irreverent…
Comedian Billy Crystal received the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Oct. 11 in a raucous celebration that featured clips of his classic film and TV moments and irreverent…
A $10 million renovation of a 70-year-old art deco moviehouse in Bethesda has given Robert Nederlander Jr. an East Coast beachhead for his proposed national tour circuit for Off Broadway musicals…
A new era in D.C. theater dawns this week with the debut of the Shakespeare Theater Company's new $89 million Sidney Harman Hall, a sleek and functional space that's certain to elevate the profile of…
Martin Scorsese, Steve Martin, Diana Ross, Brian Wilson and pianist Leon Fleisher have been selected to receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors.
Call it a whydunit. One of the classical music world's enduring mysteries is why Ludwig van Beethoven devoted four years of his diminishing life writing 33 variations of a mediocre waltz penned by a…