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10 Questions — Karen Zacaríasby Manny Strauss

First show you saw: I was seven. It was lovely a production of Annie in Spanish in Mexico. When I was eight, I saw Evita which works in Spanish much better than Annie does. My first play in English was...

The cast of Arena Stage's production of <em>The Book Club Play</em>. <em>Photo by Stan Barouh</em>

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The Importance of Being Resilientby Manny Strauss

In her childhood, Karen Zacarías must have played well with others in sandboxes, which no doubt prepared her for what the Washington area playwright calls an “unprecedented” development process for her latest work –...

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Date Night (With “Drama” But Without Chaos)by Manny Strauss

You crave a night out with your special someone. You are jealous of Barack and Michelle Obama because even they manage to have date nights. You have two children, ages 6 and 8. Maybe you’d like to go to the theatre but the logistics of getting a...

Emery Battis with Annabelle Long, Andrew Long, Michael Kahn, Ted van Griethuysen, David Sabin, Stacy Keach, Edward Gero.

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Remembering Emery Battisby Edward Gero

These are the words I never wanted to write. A heart-breaking and impossible task to reflect upon the magnitude of the mind, spirit and heart of the inimitable Emery Battis. As an actor, his resume reads like the history of the American theater:...

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Joshua Morgan: There Are No Rulesby Manny Strauss

Joshua Morgan exudes confidence in a disarmingly charming way. So much so that it is easy to imagine him pulling off a wonderful rendition of “I Believe in You” from How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying....

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The Theatre Experience

Why Not Stay Home and Watch TV?by Manny Strauss

Not at all interested in going to the theatre? We get that. We really do. After all, it’s expensive, it’s hard to get to, it’s not all that entertaining or inspiring, and it’s really hard to buy a ticket...Right?

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What—and Who—is theatreWashingtonby Linda Levy

First, “WHAT” is TheatreWashington? TheatreWashington is more than a name — for it’s a designation that accurately reflects our organization’s programmatic and geographic scope.TheatreWashington is more than a new organization...

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10 Questions — Michael J. Bobbittby Manny Strauss

First show you saw: Ooo . . . good question. I vaguely remember seeing a production of Freedom Train at the Lisner. I also saw Porgy and Bess in NY in 3rd grade. Anyway, it got me hooked!
First...

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10 Questions: Joshua Morganby Manny Strauss

First show you saw: Annie Get Your Gun starring Bernadette Peters
First involvement in a theatrical production: Artful Dodger in Oliver!
First show you saw:

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Who Are We - And What Must We Grow Into?by Linda Levy

In September of 2009, David Snider, then President of the League of Washington Theatres, approached us with an idea that had been circulating among managing directors of many of our constituent theaters. The idea: that the organization currently...

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