Forty-five Washington, D.C., theaters have banded together to present world premieres by women playwrights in the fall of 2015 — an ambitious effort that marks one of the highest-profile attempts to…
Deborah Rutter, president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, has been named president of Washington, D.C.'s John F. Kennedy Center. Rutter will assume the post Sept. 1, 2014 as successor…
Nobody doesn't love Carol Burnett. That was the takeaway from the Kennedy Center's Oct. 20 ceremony honoring Burnett with its 16th annual Mark Twain Prize for significant impact to American comedy…
Actress Shirley MacLaine, singer/songwriter Billy Joel, opera singer Martina Arroyo, jazz legend Herbie Hancock and musician/songwriter Carlos Santana will receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors.
Comedian Carol Burnett has been selected by Washington, D.C.’s Kennedy Center to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Award will be presented Oct. 20 at a kudofest to be…
WASHINGTON — The Kennedy Center will produce the world premiere of new tuner "Little Dancer," with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and score by Stephen Flaherty. Susan Stroman ("The Scottsboro Boys,"…
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.
Always one of the TV year's classiest evenings, the latest edition of the "Kennedy Center Honors" features two notoriously prickly stars, David Letterman and Dustin Hoffman.
The John F. Kennedy Center welcomed eight performing artists to its exclusive wall of fame Sunday.
Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, ballerina Natalia Makarova and rockers Led Zeppelin have been named recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors.