"Urinetown," the irreverent peek at free enterprise and musical theater, is now a smash hit in the nation's capital, kickstarting a promising fall season.
Thesps Robert Redford and Julie Harris, singers Tony Bennett and Tina Turner and dancer Suzanne Farrell have been selected to receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors, the org announced Tuesday.
Call it Sarah Ruhl's wild ride through the nation's capital. As SRO auds greet playwright Ruhl's "The Clean House" at Woolly Mammoth Theater here, D.C.'s Arena Stage is readying her latest effort, an…
A massive building project to expand the Kennedy Center has been placed on hold after Congress failed to appropriate $400 million needed to help fund it.
Dixie Carter is a positively delicious Mrs. Erlynne, Oscar Wilde's classic "good woman," but even she must bow to the costume and scene shops in the Shakespeare Theater's satisfying production of…
More than 20 arts orgs from D.C. and elsewhere will participate in a six-month Shakespeare festival billed by one organizer as an unprecedented tribute to theater's greatest genius.
Eric Schaeffer is at it again, taking an elaborate musical and drastically slashing characters and musicians until the budget is right. The a.d. of Signature Theater has whittled down Stephen…
The Woolly Mammoth Theater Company celebrates its 25th anniversary by finally moving into its own comfortable space in northwest D.C. Sadly, the company stumbles out of the gate with "Big Death…
The Woolly Mammoth Theater Company's 25-year nomadic existence is finally over. The company known for its wacky and offbeat plays has moved into the trendiest of D.C. neighborhoods and a facility…
Two daring productions of "lost" musicals -- Frank Loesser's "Senor Discretion Himself" and a reworking of the 1947 Rodgers & Hammerstein show "Allegro" -- were honored Monday during the 21st annual…
Steve Martin will receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor from the John F. Kennedy Center. The multifaceted funnyman will be honored Oct. 23 at the center's Concert Hall, with the…