‘SHOUT SISTER SHOUT!’ at Ford’s Theatre is triumphant

Ford’s Theatre’s SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! is a triumphant telling of the life of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, regarded as “one of America’s most influential rock ‘n’ roll, R&B, and gospel crossover singers and guitarists.” Director Kenneth L. Roberson’s masterful execution of playwright Cheryl L. West’s book figuratively takes the audience to church. Tharpe played an important role … Read more

Calendar: Play Readings, Workshops, and Theater Events in the DMV

MAYPrologue Theatre presents a reading of Monsters by Michael Mobley on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20 as part of its FOREWORD New Works Series. Selected playwrights are paired with a creative team of artists, including a director, performers, and dramaturg, to work together for two weeks on their script and then present a … Read more

Office Hours: Phelim McDermott

The Segal Center, NYU Skirball and Improbable present Office Hours: Phelim McDermott livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network on Tuesday 28 March 2023 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11:30 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4). Join us for a live, virtual … Read more

Coigney-Arnoult Global Theatre Awards

Join the Center for International Theatre Development (CITD) and the Trust for Mutual Understanding at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. for a celebration of global theatre prior to the evening’s preview performance of Angels in America, Part One: Millenium Approaches, directed by János Szász. CITD founder and director Philip Arnoult will present the inaugural Coigney-Arnoult … Read more

Minimalist re-envisioning of ‘A Doll’s House’ at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre

Renowned as a proto-feminist classic, Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, which made its debut in Copenhagen in 1879, is the subject of a radical new woman’s adaptation by Amy Herzog, now playing a limited Broadway engagement at the Hudson Theatre. Directed by Jamie Lloyd and presented by The Jamie Lloyd Company, the production employs a … Read more

Movement Is for Every Body

“‘Movement‘ makes the class seem intimidating.” Harry was a sixty-something computer programmer and an initially-unwitting participant in my most recent Movement for Beginners workshop. His wife, Laura, took my Improv 101 taught at the same theatre. She reserved a space for herself and Harry and only told him it was an improv workshop. To my … Read more