Posts Tagged ‘adele robey’

The Anacostia Playhouse’s Latest Bureaucratic Nightmare

Can't the Anacostia Playhouse catch a break?
Last week the playhouse's chief operating officer, Julia Robey Christian, went public on Twitter about the latest in a long line of bureaucratic hurdles that have threatened the theater since construction began last winter. According to Robey Christian, she and her mother, playhouse CEO Adele Robey, are unable to apply for [...]

Stage of Development: In Its New Home, the Anacostia Playhouse Finds a New Mission

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Anacostia's Arts Scene Is Growing

A month after the Anacostia Playhouse was originally slated to open, the city’s newest theater is finally starting to look like one.
Julia Robey Christian, the venue’s chief operating officer as well as the [...]

Mendelson Denies Anacostia Playhouse’s Request for Emergency Legislation

Earlier this week, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson rejected Anacostia Playhouse's attempt to work around a parking requirement that's holding up construction on the theater.
As City Paper previously reported, the Ward 8 playhouse is facing significant delays due to a regulation that requires the playhouse to acquire 15 on-site parking spaces for its 150-person capacity [...]

Anacostia Playhouse Facing Delays

Audiences awaiting Anacostia Playhouse's opening in April may have to wait longer than expected. About two weeks ago, with demolition complete and building set to begin, the project hit a permit snag that has left the warehouse at 2020 Shannon Place SE locked and quiet with a "Stop Work" notice stuck to its door.
Before construction [...]

H Street Playhouse to Move East of the River

Today at a presolicitation event at the Lincoln Theatre organized by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, Mayor Vince Gray dropped a whole bunch of arts news: One, the Lincoln Theatre is seeking a new operator. And two, H Street Playhouse, which started looking for a new, cheaper spot in January of [...]

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