"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.
John Lane, a Washington, D.C. communications attorney who, during his long career, helped create Hollywood's firstrun TV syndication industry by influencing regulations including the primetime access…
WASHINGTON -- D.C.'s venerable National Theater, a Shubert-managed property for the past 30 years, will partner with Chicago-based JAM Theatricals and Philly's SMG in an effort to expand its booking…
Jaylee Mead, a prominent Washington, D.C. arts philanthropist who, with her late husband Gilbert, generously supported professional theaters and other arts organizations throughout the D.C. area…
Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, ballerina Natalia Makarova and rockers Led Zeppelin have been named recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors.
WASHINGTON -- After a decade of presenting shows at venues throughout the area, including the Kennedy Center and the Shakespeare Theater (and receiving valuable support from both orgs), Synetic is…
Bethesda, Md.'s Round House Theater has tapped Ryan Rilette, producing director of the Marin Theater Company in San Francisco, as its new producing artistic director.
WASHINGTON -- Comedian/talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres has been tapped by the Kennedy Center to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Award will be presented Oct. 22 at a Kennedy…