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…
Sometimes it takes a little investment and renovation to bring out the value of a property.
Signature Theater's revival of tuner "Hairspray" and Arena Stage's production of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize winner "Ruined" won top honors Monday at the Helen Hayes Awards, D.C. theater's annual…
It's tough to get younger crowds into regional theaters. But Signature Theater in Arlington, Va., is having luck with "Really Really," a new play benefitting from edgy subject matter and a focused…