What We've Heard

04/09/2020 - 11:07pm

Adventure Theatre MTC, in partnership with District Dramatists and 4615 Theatre Company, is looking for DC, Maryland, or Virginia writers to take part in a flash creation of new work for a series of online readings for "QuarantineFest New Play Festval 2020". Interested writers should pre-register using this online form by Sat, April 11. The creative process will begin the evening of Mon, April 13, plays due by April 16, then scripts passed to our directors and actors who will rehearse the scripts Friday & Saturday before their live stream performances Sun, April 19. The plays that receive the most likes during their live stream will receive cash rewards. For questions, e-mail dmvQFest@gmail.com.

04/09/2020 - 5:09pm

Imagination Stage is doing what we can to bring lively entertainment and activities from our stages and classrooms to your living rooms! Take an "Imagination Stage Brain Break" (Fri, April 10 at 10:30am) as Director of Education & Theatre for Change, Joanne Seelig, leads an online class in creative drama and storytelling games on Facebook Live. A highly interactive class for participants to work together to complete a group story or come up with new ideas for an improv game. Ages: Everyone welcome; perfect for grades 1-3.

04/09/2020 - 4:33pm

Connect with The IN Series as they offer streaming of their 2019 hit production of "Butterfly" a new look at "Madame Butterfly" and listen to their IN Tune podcast series with Artistic Director Timothy Nelson. Free but donations appreciated for the streaming production if you're able.

04/09/2020 - 4:32pm

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>"Butterfly" a new look at "Madame Butterfly" and listen to their IN Tune podcast series with Artistic Director Timothy Nelson. Free but donations appreciated for the streaming production if you're able.

04/08/2020 - 6:43pm

Join the Puppet Co. Friday, April 10 at 11am to see their production of "Beauty and the Beast" streaming on their Facebook page - FREE.

04/08/2020 - 1:02pm

Happenstance Theater is streaming their production of MOXIE: A Happenstance Vaudeville, winner of two Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Costume Design and Musical Direction. This theatrical collage was inspired by the Great Age of Vaudeville, infused with the joys and struggles of its performers' lives. In homage to the style and spirit of this immensely popular theatre from the late 19th Century, Happenstance Theater brings old Vaudeville back. $10 fee.

04/06/2020 - 12:56pm

Tune in to SIGNATURE STRONG - LIVE! every Tuesday at 8pm on Facebook Live. Signature Theatre Members of the artistic team will host live conversations with Signature favorites. Coming up April 7 - Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardner discusses Signature's Kander & Ebb productions with Felicia Curry (Scottsboro Boys), Barrett Wilbert Weed & Wesley Taylor (Cabaret) and Eleasha Gamble (First You Dream).

03/27/2020 - 11:20pm

Watch a full recorded performance of Folger Theatre's 2008 Macbeth. Shakespeare’s chilling Scottish tragedy is realized by Emmy-winning magician Teller (of Penn & Teller) and Helen Hayes Award-winning director Aaron Posner as a startling, supernatural show brimming with magic, mayhem, and madness. With eight special features, streaming on YouTube. Featuring Ian Merrill Peakes, Kate Eastwood Norris, Cody Nickell, Eric Hissom, Paul Morella.

03/25/2020 - 1:25pm

DC Theatres and Freelancers and small businesses: The Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) has released additional eligibility and application information on the $25 million DC Small Business Recovery Microgrant Program at DC Small Business Recovery Grants. Qualified District of Columbia small businesses, non-profits, independent contractors and self-employed individuals are eligible to apply. The link lists the application materials required for both for-profit and nonprofit grant applicants. Applications due March 31.

03/25/2020 - 12:40pm

We Happy Few Productions' last production, the Helen Hayes nominated LOVERS' VOWS, is now available for streaming. You can catch the recording of this production thru April 15; suggested donation of $5.

03/24/2020 - 10:59am

Watch theatre AND stay fit! Synetic Theater is streaming some of their recent productions starting with Hansel and Gretel (thru April 5) and next this week with Richard 3.0 (starting March 26) for small donation, with more to come. PLUS, they’re also streaming Synetic Fitness classes taught by trained Company members with a different focus each week. Sign up for sessions this week March 25 & March 27 at 6pm. With a flexible Pay-What-You-Can price model that ranges from $5 per class to $20 per class.

03/20/2020 - 5:38pm

Social Distancing? Flying V is streaming their wrestling events and podcasts while you're stuck inside.

03/20/2020 - 5:26pm

DC-area playwrights - now’s the perfect time to finish your play or dream up something entirely new. Signature Theatre is accepting submissions for their SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Readings now thru April 6. Follow link for more details.

03/05/2020 - 12:47pm

InterAct Story Theatre's FREE Wheaton Family Theatre Series presents an original play at Wheaton Library on March 14. "Not My Monkey" explores personal responsibility and community action...in a play set at a circus where everything's topsy turvy! Doors at 10:40am; pre-show crafts start at 10:40am, performance starts at 11am. No preregistration. Best for ages 4 and up.

03/04/2020 - 2:18pm

Every year Keegan Theatre’s Boiler Room Series produces the WOMXN on Fire Festival to celebrate the phenomenal talents of DMV womxn theatre makers, create opportunities for emerging artists, to increase representation onstage and to provoke important conversations. This year's events are March 9-15 with solo works, 10-min plays, full length plays and a cabaret with kick-off party.

03/03/2020 - 2:52pm

Mosaic TheaterCompany presents Alexandra Petri's "Inherit the Windbag" with a Pay-What-You-Can performance March 11 at 8pm. Plus there are Open Caption performances on March 12-14 at 8pm. Liberal Gore Vidal and conservative William F. Buckley faux-reunite for a modern day revival of their famed 1968 series of debates in a hilarious battle of wits and bombast. Performances run only til March 29.

02/28/2020 - 3:12pm

Best Medicine Rep's FREE reading series continues with Roberts Dames' PREPPING FOR WIDOWHOOD-Sunday, March 1 at 2:30pm. Four women in their 70s consider on-line dating as the solution to surviving widowhood. But the pickings are slim… Directed by Catherine Aselford.

02/28/2020 - 2:27pm

Join Theatre Prometheus Sun, March 1 at the Atlas' Intersections Festival for a reading of new play “the wolf you feed” by Darcy Parker Bruce, directed by Patrick Gallagher Landes, before it returns to the stage for its full, world-premiere production this August. TICKETS are $10

02/28/2020 - 12:43pm

Due to casting changes, the first four preview performances of Arena Stage's “Celia and Fidel” have been cancelled due to a cast change. Preview performances for this world premiere by Eduardo Machado will resume on Tuesday, March 3.

02/28/2020 - 11:47am

Constellation Theatre Company has extended their production of "The 39 Steps" thru March 15! And don't miss this weekend's Epic Exchanges event, Sun, March 1 at 4 PM - FREE and open to all ticket holders for this show, regardless of date. Dive into Alfred Hitchcock’s rich body of film work with Despina Kakoudaki, Associate Professor of Literature and Director of the Humanities Lab at American University. Q&A to follow.