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A Search for Understandingby Jojo Ruf

Korean-American playwright Mia Chung writes about the unknown. Her stories and characters do not begin from a place of expertise, nor are they created in an attempt to educate her audience. Instead, Chung writes because of a craving for knowledge...

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John Bakerby Jojo Ruf

tW: What initially drew you to Mia’s play You For Me For You?
JB: We first became aware of this play because it was being developed at the Icicle Creek Theater Festival [a year ago], and were extremely excited about it immediately...

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Stars of the Washington Stage Salute Helen's Starsby Alexandra Desaulniers

A host of incomparable theatre artists join theatreWashington tomorrow evening to salute this year’s Helen’s Star recipients, Bonnie Fogel, Carolyn Griffin, and Molly Smith at the Star Gala & Benefit Auction. Simon Diesenhaus and...

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MetroStage's Carolyn Griffin to Receive Helen's Starby Manny Strauss

tW: Congratulations for being honored with Helen’s Star! Helen’s Star is presented to daring visionaries who have shaped and redefined the landscape of Washington theatre. In your words, how do you think you have changed the landscape since 1984...

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Imagination Stage's Bonnie Fogel to Receive Helen's Starby Manny Strauss

tW: Congratulations for being honored with Helen’s Star!
BF: Thank you. Victor [Shargai] made me laugh. When he told me, my first comment was, “Oh gosh, I don’t think I should be getting this. Janet [Stanford] should be getting this. She’s...

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Arena Stage's Molly Smith to Receive Helen's Starby Manny Strauss

tW: Congratulations on being honored with Helen’s Star!
MS: I was really moved when Victor [Shargai] called me about the Award. It’s an incredible award. It’s lovely to be recognized. I’ve been very happy here in Washington…

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Sebastian Clarke — An Auctioneer for All Reasonsby Manny Strauss

tW: Where did you grow up?
SC: In England; I was born in Wales but then as a kid moved to London and grew up in Central London. I went to boarding school in the south of England and then when I was 18 I...

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I’m Always True to You Darling in My Fashionby Alexandra Desaulniers

As actors, our income relies on our versatility of course — our ability to play any part offered. We all know well the line on audition sheets, “Will you accept any role?” Our response is usually Just about, especially while we are just...

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The High-Wire Act of Producing New Workby Jojo Ruf

More than two years ago, Studio Theatre Artistic Director David Muse decided to take a risk on an unfinished script. It was a piece by British playwright Bryony Lavery, a story of death, of decay, of debris, of dirt, commissioned by Manhattan...

What is Theatre?

Quest with Meby Rachel Grossman

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​​While working at Round House Theatre, the Education & Outreach staff and I created an introductory activity: “What is theatre?” We...

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