When Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Allegro" debuted in 1947, it included elaborate choreography and a Greek chorus. In this radical revision sanctioned by the R&H Organization, Arlington's Signature…
Director Mark Lamos will stage "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" at the Kennedy Center this summer. Lamos replaces Gerald Gutierrez, who died suddenly Dec. 30.
Forget those financial and itinerancy problems swirling overhead. The Royal Shakespeare Co. is in high artistic form with a delicious pairing of "The Taming of the Shrew" with John Fletcher's "The…
"Of all the musicals I ever worked on that didn't quite succeed, 'Allegro' is the one I think most worthy of a second chance," composer Richard Rodgers wrote. The 1947 Rodgers & Hammerstein show…
With President Bush and other luminaries looking on, the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra performed at the Kennedy Center yesterday in a concert billed as "the music of hope and the sweet, sweet…
The Kennedy Center literally rolled out the red carpet Sunday for this year's recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors: James Brown, Carol Burnett, Loretta Lynn, Mike Nichols and Itzhak Perlman.
The Shakespeare Theater has unwrapped plans for a new $77 million facility being billed as the centerpiece of this city's first affordable, midsized performing arts center serving theater, music and…
Just in time for its boffo Kennedy Center Honors, the center has pulled the wraps off of its Opera House following an 11-month, $20 million renovation.
Patricia Clarkson, Sally Field and Dana Ivey will play key roles in the Kennedy Center's upcoming festival of plays by Tennessee Williams.
Washington actor Floyd King is a man of a thousand zany expressions, all of them employed to perfection in the Signature Theater's hysterical revival of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the…
It was a "9 to 5" reunion when Lily Tomlin received the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Sunday.