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Signature Theatre Plays Smaller Role in 2009 Helen Hayes Awards

Nominations for the 26th annual Helen Hayes Awards—D.C.'s version of the Tony Awards—were announced Monday night, including a conspicuous dearth of nominees from one heavy-hitter: Signature Theatre. The Arlington, Va. company has dominated the awards in past years, especially in the musical category: Last year, Signature received 39 nominations and went on to win 10 [...]

This Week in the Performing Arts: Full Circle and Ariadne auf Naxos

Trey Graham dissects the "artsy collage" of Woolly Mammoth's fall-of-the-Berlin-Wall story, Full Circle—"a production that breaks through theatrical boundaries as enthusiastically as the citizens of Berlin took that other barrier down two decades ago."
Ted Scheinman praises the National Opera's Ariadne auf Naxos, "a Strauss gem about the limitations of tragedy."
Also playing: Adding Machine: The Musical; [...]