WASHINGTON -- Signature Theater's sassy revival of "Dreamgirls" and Folger Theater's wild western take on "The Taming of the Shrew" drew top laurels April 8 at the Helen Hayes Awards, D.C.'s annual…
“Ann,” the play written by and starring Holland Taylor, opened March 7 on Broadway after a tour that included a stop at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. The following is Paul Harris's review of…
WASHINGTON -- The 2013-14 theater season in Washington, D.C. is shaping up to include a number of titles that might interest legiters in Gotham and beyond, with the recently announced pre-Broadway…
OLNEY, Md. -- Jason Loewith, a director and librettist ("Adding Machine") and head of the D.C.-based National New Play Network, has been named artistic director of the Olney (Md.) Theater Center, the…
The Kennedy Center will build a major addition, expected to cost $100 million, to its iconic building along the Potomac River in order to accommodate needed rehearsal and education spaces as well as…
The Kennedy Center has officially formed a search committee to fill the CEO role occupied for the past 12 years by Michael Kaiser, who will ankle at the end of his contract in December 2014.
"Pullman Porter Blues," a play with music co-produced by D.C.'s Arena Stage and the Seattle Repertory Theater, is an earnest effort to showcase the pivotal role of railroad pioneer George Pullman's…
The John F. Kennedy Center welcomed eight performing artists to its exclusive wall of fame Sunday.
WASHINGTON -- Signature Theater in Arlington, Va. has landed the rights to the 1989 British megamusical "Miss Saigon" and will launch its 2013-14 season next summer with a reimagined version, per…
Comedian-talkshow host Ellen DeGeneres was saluted Monday by a parade of comics during the 15th Mark Twain Prize celebration at the Kennedy Center.