Posts Tagged ‘The Laramie Project’

Ford’s Theatre to Reopen Tomorrow Morning

Thanks to a generous donor, Ford's Theatre will reopen tomorrow morning, more than two weeks after the National Park Service closed the historic site as a result of the government shutdown. A press release sent this afternoon says that Ronald O. Perelman, a Ford's Theatre Society trustee and founding sponsor of the society's Lincoln Legacy Project, agreed to [...]

Ford’s Theatre’s The Laramie Project Goes on, for Now Without Ford’s

Ford’s Theatre’s performance of The Laramie Project last Friday night was a full house, and the house was a house of God. Barred from performing in its own 661-seat space due to the federal government shutdown—the theater is partially funded by the National Park Service—Ford’s arranged to stage a pair of free performances just around [...]

Arts Roundup: Rest In Peace Edition

Go-go drummer and MedStar Washington Hospital Center employee Melvin "Butch" Lewis has died after exposure to Freon gas on the job. [TMOTTGoGo] [Post]
Rest in peace, local jazz great Butch Warren. [Arts Desk]
Ford's Theatre's The Laramie Project moves its remaining shows to a downtown church. [Arts Desk]
Park Police shut down the Sunday drum circle in Meridian Hill [...]

Ford’s Theatre’s The Laramie Project Relocates to First Congregational United Church of Christ

The Laramie Project is homeless no more: Ford's Theatre has found a full-time venue for the show, the company announced today. Performances scheduled from Oct. 9 to Oct. 15 will take place at First Congregational United Church of Christ, as will a previously announced free performance on Oct. 8. The only exception is the Sunday, Oct. 13 matinee, which will [...]

Ford’s Theatre Announces Free Laramie Project Performances

After being forced to pause its mainstage production of The Laramie Project due to the government shutdown, Ford's Theatre announced two free performances of the show yesterday evening. First Congregational United Church of Christ, the theater's downtown neighbor, will host shows on Friday, Oct. 4 and Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. The theater's production of The [...]

Shutdown Forces Ford’s Theatre to Move The Laramie Project

The shutdown has forced all Smithsonian museums to temporarily close, and now, the historic Ford's Theatre is taking a hit, too. This morning, the National Park Service informed theater staff that all stage productions in the building, which is funded partially by the federal agency, cannot resume until the government reopens, according to a statement from [...]

ToDo ToDay: The 25 Project, Titus Andronicus, and Crafty Bastards

Brandon Hill and Peter Chang didn’t start their buzzed-about art and lifestyle company No Kings Collective at the District of Columbia Arts Center (DCAC), but they did get their start there. To help celebrate the upcoming 25th anniversary of DCAC, No Kings Collective has organized The 25 Project. The two-day exhibition features 25 D.C. artists, [...]