Theater Archive

The 2015 Helen Hayes Awards Awards

Outstanding Use of Outdated Gender Norms, Outstanding Coddling, Outstanding Dick Joke, and more

A Double-Wide Helen Hayes Awards in Half the Time

Winners sprinted up and down the aisles, and Erin Weaver won big.

I’m on a Boat: Washington National Opera’s The Flying Dutchman, Reviewed

Parallels to Wagner’s life: He once took a long boat trip and probably felt persecuted and sexually frustrated a lot.

Washington National Opera’s Dialogues of the Carmelites at the Kennedy Center, Reviewed

Who said it: Francis Poulenc or ISIS?

Much Ado About Nothing Goes 1950s Vegas at Synetic Theater

Sequined bras, showgirls, and strip poker, anyone?

This Weekend, Six Theaters Will Write and Produce a Play in 24 Hours

"It’s like going to the gym for theater. It’s getting reps in and doing cardio.”

What Does the Fox Cry? Find Out at Back Alley Theater This Weekend

A performance artist, a composer, and a playwright perform a mythical myth, Fox Cried

At txt, Tweets from the Audience Become the Show

With an anonymous Twitter account and a willing actor, what would you say?

Q&A: Nashville‘s Laura Benanti, Who’s Bringing a Cabaret to Wolf Trap

"When I think, 'Where would I retire?,' I think, 'Maybe I’ll retire to Virginia.'”

Premiering in D.C. Tomorrow: A Vagina Monologues for Abortion Stories

Advocates for Youth's Out of Silence tells 13 true tales of women seeking abortions.