Posts Tagged ‘Round House Theatre’

Arts Roundup: What a Drag Edition

Plus: the Museum of the Bible under investigation for allegedly having illicit artifacts.

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 [...]

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: Lincoln Theatre’s Next Step Edition

9:30 Club operators I.M.P. Productions takes over Lincoln Theatre. [Arts Desk]
Round House Theatre lets go of its Silver Spring venue. [Arts Desk]
The Evens play Fort Reno July 8, Paint Branch closes the series on August 8, and the full schedule is finally up. [Arts Desk]
Arena Stage's One Night With Janis Joplin goes to Broadway. [Post]
Spin gives [...]

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 [...]

Becky Shaw at Round House Theatre, Reviewed

Throughout the play Becky Shaw, characters travel between Boston, Providence, New York, and Richmond. That seems plausible, but to look around at the audience in Round House Theatre one night last week, you would have thought travel between Bethesda and say, Columbia Heights, is impossible.
Which is to say, it’s a shame the theater was half-filled [...]

Arts Roundup: Suburbs + Dubstep = Good? Edition

Peter Marks: Round House Theatre's new producing artistic director, Ryan Rilette, could put the suburban company on the same level as Studio Theatre and Arena Stage [Post]
Chris Richards profiles Martyn, the talented Dutch dubsteppish producer who resides in Northern Virginia—and recently became a U.S. citizen [Post]
Eisenhower Memorial's metal tapestries may be unsafe, report says [DCist]
George [...]

ToDo ToDay: The Grand Parade! Jewish Nibbles!

Members of Massachusetts-based Double Edged Theater usually premiere their new pieces on the small farm where they live, but they’ll debut their latest movement-based work at Arena Stage. This new work tells the story of the 20th century and draws visual inspiration from the work of Russian modernist painter Marc Chagall. In The Grand Parade, Double [...]

The Twitter Spat Mamet Wrought: Should Theatergoers Boycott the Gun-Lovin’ Playwright?

If you've sat within five feet of a liberal-skewing Facebook news feed this week, you've probably heard about playwright David Mamet's humdinger of a Newsweek cover story, delectably headlined "Hands Off Our Guns," that made an odd and miscalculated argument against President Obama's gun control plan. In it, the brilliant author of Glengarry Glen Ross, Speed-the-Plow, [...]

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 [...]