Posts Tagged ‘Forum Theatre’

The T Party‘s Natsu Onoda Power on Creating Transgender Theater

"I am doing this as a playwright, and am really conflicted and confused about everything, and I am constantly learning."

ToDo ToDay: Mayor for Life: The Untold Story, Estelle, and Mark Normand

Check out theatrical responses to #BlackLivesMatter tonight.

In a New Theater Consortium, Forum Theatre Will Stay in Silver Spring

After a fruitless year-long search for a new home, Forum Theatre confirmed last week that it will stay in its 150-seat black-box space in Silver Spring.
Forum, which became the first resident theater company at Round House Theatre’s Silver Spring outpost when it moved into the venue in 2009, had been considering a move after Round House announced [...]

Actor Frank Britton Assaulted After Play Opening in Silver Spring

For D.C. actor Frank Britton, yesterday nearly ended the way most opening nights do. He and the cast of Forum Theatre's The Last Days of Judas Iscariot took theirs bows, gathered in Round House Silver Spring's lobby for a reception, and continued hanging out, in smaller and smaller numbers, late into the night. Not long after 2:15 [...]

Arts Roundup: Back From Vacation Edition

Wale takes a mature perspective on that biting Kendrick Lamar verse on Big Sean's "Control." Actually, he seems pretty pumped about it. [Rolling Out]
Wow: Forum Theatre makes all of its shows pay-what-you-can. [Post]
Sarah Godfrey says this fall is a great one for D.C. R&B. [Post]
The people demand a Chuck Brown sculpture in Madame Tussauds. [TMOTTGoGo]
Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser criticizes [...]

Arts Roundup: Reptilian Edition

Starting over with the Eisenhower Memorial could cost $17 million. [AP via WTOP]
Ex-National Zoo employee finds a new hobby leading reptile-focused "Dragon Tours" at the National Gallery of Art. [Post]
The Huffington Post discovers Adrian Parsons. [Huffington Post D.C.]
Music on the Hill, D.C.'s newest music store, is now open for business on Capitol Hill. [DCist]
Even a cameo [...]

Arts Roundup: Bieber’s Wax Pants Edition

D.C.'s artistic growth has outpaced its supply of venues, says Forum Theatre Artistic Director Michael Dove. [Washingtonian]
Local author Howard Norman talks about the murder-suicide that took place at his D.C. home in 2003 and how he has to travel north to get any writing done. [WAMU]
ICYMI: CulturalDC buys Flashpoint. [Post]
What's next for Keegan Theatre? [Post]
Admiring [...]

Round House Theatre Relinquishes Silver Spring Venue

Round House Theatre, the Montgomery County-based company that runs two theaters in Silver Spring and Bethesda, announced today that it will cease operating its Silver Spring black-box space when the company's lease expires on June 30, 2014. It's not yet clear how the space, which is owned by Montgomery County, will be used after that [...]

In a Creative Rut? Hit the (Project) Gym.

Creativity is like a muscle. To remain strong, it needs exercise. Or that is the idea, at least, behind Hannah Hessel's Project Gym, a program designed to help performing artists keep their creative juices flowing. It works a lot like your local Washington Sports Club.
"I ask people to bring in a project where they feel stuck," says Hessel. Housed [...]

ToDo ToDay: Washington Jewish Film Festival!

If “attending more cultural events” isn’t on your list of 2013 resolutions, it damn well should be. Why? Well, partly because this year begins with another promising Washington Jewish Film Festival, now in its 23rd year. Paris Manhattan, a gentle romantic comedy about a beautiful Parisian woman obsessed with Woody Allen, opens the festival tonight. Read [...]