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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…
The Kennedy Center will revive Hungarian playwright Ferenc Molnar's 1910 farce "The Guardsman" next season and host six touring productions including "The Book of Mormon" and "War Horse," the…
Former Texas governor Ann Richards, one of the Lone Star State's more colorful and outspoken figures, is impersonated with full frontal feistiness in "Ann," a solo play written and performed by…
"Forrest Gump," Disney's "Bambi," "Norma Rae," "The Silence of the Lambs," "War of the Worlds" and Charlie Chaplin's first full-length pic, "The Kid," are among 25 movies selected by the Library of…
The nation's capital embraced five titans of the performing arts Sunday night at the 34th annual Kennedy Center Honors, this city's premiere gathering of political and entertainment nobility.
Blake Robison, producing artistic director of the Round House Theater in Bethesda, Md., for the past 7 years, will ankle the post in June to become honcho of the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. The…
Who would have thought a steady stream of shameless rhymes and groan-worthy puns could be such a hoot? But in the pitiless hands of playwright David Ives -- whose play "Venus in Fur" opens on…
The Signature Theater musical production of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," that enduring slice of Americana, suffers from an inadequate book that grinds sluggishly to a foregone conclusion.