"Theophilus North," Thornton Wilder's 1973 novel about a young man's journey of self-discovery, has been adapted for the stage by actor-playwright Matthew Burnett and co-mounted by Arena Stage and…
Woolly Mammoth Theater Co. has commissioned playwrights Angus MacLachlan and Craig Wright to create new works that it will develop and produce under a grant from Los Angeles-based ASK Theater…
Architect Rafael Vinoly has been selected by the Kennedy Center's board of trustees to design two buildings over a proposed plaza that will house administrative, education and rehearsal facilities as…
Up-and-coming playwright Javon Johnson was introduced to D.C. audiences last season with the taut drama "Hambone" at the Studio Theater. A protege of August Wilson, he similarly reaches for themes…
Ebenezer Scrooge has been recast as an embittered woman named Evelyn and moved to a New York City sweatshop in this delightfully irreverent take on the Dickens classic by Arlington, Va.'s Signature…
Hollywood and Washington put political differences aside and joined in holiday cheer Sunday for the 25th anniversary of the Kennedy Center Honors, the country's highest tribute to performing artists.
The performing arts world is sick and in dire need of strong leadership providing sound management and concerted action, claims Michael M. Kaiser, president of the John F. Kennedy Center. "And it…
Are a superior performance by Brian Stokes Mitchell and a mesmerizing set by Paul Brown sufficient to propel another revival of "Man of La Mancha" to success on Broadway? Backers of this $6 million…
The Kennedy Center has launched an initiative to assist minority-based theaters with management expertise aimed at building their financial strength.
The Kennedy Center will dole out more than $100,000 to five theaters and seven playwrights in the latest round of grants under its Fund for New American Plays program.