Signature Theater has inked Tony winner George Hearn to star opposite Chita Rivera in its upcoming production of John Kander and Fred Ebb's musical "The Visit," part of a Kander & Ebb festival to…
The National Endowment for the Arts will launch an initiative to support the development and production of new plays, to be administered by D.C.'s Arena Stage.
The 60th anniversary of one of the entertainment industry's darkest chapters, the Hollywood blacklist, was recognized here Thursday in a National Press Club event joined by two members of the…
Five titans of the performing arts were celebrated Sunday in the 30th edition of the Kennedy Center Honors. The affair honored the lifetime achievements of pop musicians Diana Ross and Beach Boy…
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…
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…