Posts Tagged ‘Michael Dove’

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 [...]

Artistic Directors Respond to Helen Hayes Reforms

Immediately after TheatreWashington announced an overhaul of how the Helen Hayes awards are judged and distributed on Tuesday evening, reporters and theater-makers responded with questions and cautious optimism.
Following the small press event at the Washington Post building, groups chatted about whether dividing the awards into two tiers, rearranging the judging process, and nearly doubling the [...]

Forum Explores Theater’s Gender Gaps

Artistic Director Michael Dove is no stranger to a heated debate. But as we sit down for coffee on a weirdly balmy afternoon, he immediately admits to being rattled. "I'm a little nervous about this whole thing," he says.  He's referring to The Female POV In Theater Symposium that Forum Theater will host this Saturday as [...]

Arts Roundup: Gallery? Edition

More Than Styrofoam Cups and Cheese Cubes: WaPo's Weekend section surveys the semi-recent crop of gallery spaces that, um, do other stuff, too. Lavanya Ramanathan and Stephanie Merry write, "In the case of new art spaces around town, a gallery might also be a concert hall and clothing store, a pulsing dance floor or peaceful [...]