Photo by Eric Zitz

Michael Cartwright, Katie Courlander, and Justus Hammond in Red Knight Production's production of Smellin' Up the Den

Photo by Teresa Wood

Holly Twyford in Folger Theatre's production of Mary Stuart

Photo by Igor Dmitry

Jaysen Wright, Jonathan Burke, Eric Lockley, and Jelani Alladin in Studio Theatre's production of Choir Boy

Photo by Katie Ellen Simmons-Barth

Michael Russotto and Megan Prue in Rep Stage's production of The Whale

Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Julie-Ann Elliott and Conrad Feininger in the Washington Stage Guild's production of In Praise of Love

  • Arena Stage was recently named as one the best regional theatre's in the US by Fodor's Travel. To view the complete list of theatres that made the cut, please click here.

  • Want to watch the fantastic 2014 theatre season retrospective video from the #2015HHA Nominations Announcement? Click here

  • The Washington Stage Guild will have a Pay-What-You-Can Reading of The Astonished Heart and Ways and Means, two of Noel Coward's brilliant collection of ten masterly miniatures, originally produced as Tonight at 8:30 on Tuesday, January 20, 7pm, at the Undercroft Theatre.

  • The Washington Stage Guild has announced an extension of its current production of In Praise of Love, directed by Laura Giannarelli. In Praise of Love now plays through February 1, 2015 at the Undercroft Theatre (900 Massachusetts Avenue, NW).

  • Ari Roth, Artistic Director of Mosaic Theater of DC, will kick off the spring series of Cultural Leadership Breakfasts presented by Georgetown Media Group. The event takes place on Thursday, February 19, from 8-9:30am, at the George Town Club (1530 Wisconsin Avenue). Admission is $20, or $15 for George Town Club members. Please RSVP to

  • Venus Theatre will be holding auditions for their production of Feral 15, from 3-8pm during the week of January 18, 2015. Actors should prepare a two-minute contemporary monologue and be prepared to cold read and move. Puppeteers should prepare a two-minute contemporary puppet monologue and be prepared to cold read and move. To schedule an audition, please email


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