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Get Up, Stand Up: Stand Up for Your Rights!by Manny Strauss

Bob Marley’s famous lyric is an apt motto for Academy Award-nominated actress Kathleen Turner, legendary journalist Molly Ivins, whom Turner currently is portraying in Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins at Arena Stage — and...

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Jim Petosaby Bill Graham

We know Jim Petosa has been deeply engaged in our Washington theatre community for many years and as “connected” as anyone I have ever known over the past 50+ years. He has uncommon energy and endurance blended with insight and generosity

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Social Media Green Roomby Jen Clements

A collaboration between theatreWashington and the Social Media Club DC, this special Green Room brought social media enthusiasts and newbies together to discuss how this new interactive tool can be used to promote the arts, build audiences, and...

Artist Insight

10 Questions — Jojo Rufby Manny Strauss

First show you saw:
I think it was probably the three-person A Christmas Carol at Glen Echo when I was four or five. I saw it every single winter for years and years growing up.

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Summertimeby Manny Strauss

In a last gasp of summer freedom, I traveled to New York this past weekend to fill a long-recognized gap in my theatregoing experience by seeing Porgy & Bess. Like much of the rest of my summer, the trip had a theatrical element....

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Jason McCool — theatreWashington’s (@theatreWashDC) New Social Media Voiceby Manny Strauss

There is a new sound to theatreWashington’s social media voice — Jason McCool, an adventuritter who friends, follows, posts, shares, links, and tweets zealously about theatre and the arts. We consulted our “twictionary” to ask him a few...

Final Bow

My Friend Marvinby Karma Camp

The world renowned Maestro, composer, author, funny man — my friend, Marvin Hamlisch passed away on August 6, 2012 after a brief illness. It was a shock to many to lose such an amazing man at the age of 68 as he still had so much he wanted to...

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Audition Season Silver Liningsby Alexandra Desaulniers

They are the words every actor dreads hearing. The half-hearted “Thanks . . . that’s all we need to see today” or “Unfortunately . . . we cannot offer you a role, but please do audition for future productions.” A working actor is only such when...

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Summer Hummer Raises Over $16,000 for "Taking Care of Our Own"by Manny Strauss

Oh, what a night.

Oh, what a night.

 

 

Indeed, last night’s first outing to benefit "Taking Care of our Own" was a confluence of forces rarely seen before to support the Washington theatre...

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Every Artist Insuredby Anonymous

Finding affordable health insurance is not easy. To help theatre artists and professionals in their search for health care, last night theatreWashington partnered with The Actors Fund to present resource information and guidance on how to find...

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