Steven Spielberg, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Dolly Parton, Smokey Robinson and conductor Zubin Mehta have been selected to receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors, the center said Wednesday.
You say your theater company got bumped from its performance space just 10 days before opening night? No problem. Simply move from the fountain you had booked to a public swimming pool across town.
Arena Stage has bumped two scheduled world-premiere musicals from its upcoming season after determining that more development time is needed for the projects.
The panacea for D.C.'s sizzling summertime has arrived at Arena Stage's Kreeger Theater, where enough electricity is being generated to keep the whole town cool. Source of all this power is the…
When Marion J. Caffey created a show called "Three Mo' Tenors," he had no idea that the African-American version of "The Three Tenors" would become such a touring staple. Buoyed by that success…
In "Picasso's Closet," playwright Ariel Dorfman reshapes history for an intellectual debate about art vs. life. The setting is occupied Paris, where Pablo Picasso is hounded and eventually killed by…
The national debate over euthanasia, which recently peaked as a transparent attention-getter for politicos and cable news channels, is playing out in more contemplative fashion in Don DeLillo's…
A new downtown arts facility designed to be a major performing arts destination is taking shape for a scheduled October 2007 debut. The Shakespeare Theater Company's 776-seat Sidney Harman Hall will…
Shakespeare Theater Company a.d. Michael Kahn fancies himself a purist who normally shuns contemporary settings for the Bard's work. But he has found an irresistible opportunity in the Royal…
Mark Twain has been dead for almost 100 years but he's still cranking them out. Well, sort of. The recent discovery of an unpublished short story by Twain has spawned a delightful little musical that…