Photo by Margot Schulman

Charlie Pollock and company of Signature Theatre's production of Elmer Gantry

Photo by Igor Dmitry

Birgit Huppuch and Tom Story in Studio Theatre's production of The Wolfe Twins

Photo by Margot Schulman

Joe Sampson, Patrick Noonan, and Tiernan Madorno in Shear Madness at The Kennedy Center.

Photo by Stan Barouh

Ashley Ivey, Michael Glenn, Toby Mulford, Julia Klavans, Sarah Pretz, Matt Dewberry, Catherine Deadman, and Teresa Spencer in Constellation Theatre Company's production of ABSOLUTELY! {perhaps}

Photo by Val Radev

Ariana Almajan and Marlowe Vilchez in Ambassador Theater's production of Rage

  • Piano-playing political satirist Mark Russell returns to Ford’s Theatre for one night only: Monday, February 16, 2015, at 7pm. With material ripped from today’s headlines, Russell’s unique brand of comedy earned him the Mark Twain Award for political comedy and has made him a popular favorite on PBS. Click here for more information.

  • Folger Theatre has announced plans to expand programming towards young patrons with Brews and Banter, a new pre-show theatre conversation about the plays being performed on the Folger stage. Patrons can peek behind the curtain with Folger actors and staff.

  • Ford’s Theatre Society, the Newseum, and Willard InterContinental Hotel have announced Lincoln X3, a Lincoln-themed weekend contest package for two in Washington, D.C. Interested parties should visit to enter and for full contest rules. Entries must be received by January 18, 2015. Winners will be notified via email on January 20, 2015.

  • First Draft is pleased to present Open with Care, which will have performances at 7:30pm on Tuesday, November 4th at the Arts Club of Washington and Tuesday, November 18th at Theater-on-the-run in Arlington.

  • Join Synetic Theater for physical theatre, mime, pantomime, acrobatics, dance, and original songs for their spring break and summer classes. The training, rehearsal, and performance process is complimented with a visual art component that allows students to explore the themes and images of their original play through the creation of paintings, figurines, props, and costumes. Click here for more information.

  • Venus Theatre has received a Proclamation from the Mayor of Laurel and City Hall making November Venus Theatre Appreciation Month in the City of Laurel, MD. This is to mark and celebrate producing 50 scripts that empower women.


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