Posts Tagged ‘Book of Mormon’

More Mormons (and Other Musicals) in Kennedy Center’s 2014-2015 Season

If you missed your chance to see singing missionaries dance with African warlords when The Book of Mormon sold out the Kennedy Center last summer, you've got another opportunity to snag those pricey tickets...in about 18 months. The Tony Award-winning musical will return to the Opera House from June 16 to August 16, 2015, according to [...]

Stupid Fucking Bird Dominates 2014 Helen Hayes Awards Nominees

In a presentation last night at National Theatre, TheatreWashington announced the 2014 Helen Hayes Awards nominees. Who cleaned up? Woolly's Stupid Fucking Bird caught the biggest worm, with eight nominations. Shakespeare Theatre Company's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Round House Theatre's Glengarry Glen Ross netted seven. Close behind them are several productions [...]

Arts Roundup: Blue Sunshine Edition

The chair of Hirshhorn's Board of Trustees resigns. [Arts Desk, Post]
U.S. Royalty releases unintentionally funny promo video for its forthcoming album, Blue Sunshine. [D.C. Music Download]
Some tickets may still be available for the Kennedy Center's Book of Mormon. [AP via WTOP]
D.C. theater community, meet the Welders. [Post]
The Housing for All campaign sponsors a cool film [...]

Arts Roundup: Long Weekend Edition

The Washington Monument lights up tonight. [Post]
Book of Mormon lands at the Kennedy Center this week, and Nelson Pressley tries to explain why the musical from the creators of South Park is so broadly popular. (Tickets for the KenCen run are almost completely sold out.) [Post]
If you wanna party with Folklife performers, head to the [...]

Arts Roundup: RIP Nouveau Riche Edition

After seven years, dance party Nouveau Riche is coming to an end. [Facebook]
Once again, demand for Book of Mormon tickets overwhelms the Kennedy Center's website. [Post]
Michelle Obama appears on the cover of Vogue for the second time. [Post]
WSC Avant Bard, the theater company ejected from Artisphere last year, has found a venue for Allyson Currin’s Caesar and [...]

Arts Roundup: Attempted Eisenhower Smackdown Edition

A Republican congressman from Utah wants to smack down the Eisenhower Memorial. [WJLA]
The National Gallery plans to close its East Building for three years while it renovates, but it's hoping to add some new exhibition space with a $30 million private donation. [Post]
More Book of Mormon tickets go on sale today, and Kennedy Center spokesman [...]

Arts Roundup: Sitting in the Waiting Room Edition

Kennedy Center launches an online waiting room for Book of Mormon tix, and there has never been a better time for a Fugazi/Kennedy Center mashup. [Post]
Sequestration would force the National Gallery of Art to slash its hours. [Post]
Free leaves WPGC. [Twitter]
For what it's worth, Pete Seeger thinks Alexandria's waterfront shouldn't be modernized. [Del Ray Patch]
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