Photo by Kate Erin Gibson

Caroline Wolfson in Unexpected Stage Company's production of Dani Girl

Photo by Evan Bradley-Lewis

Harrison Smith in Infinity Theatre Company's production of The Emperor's New Clothes

Photo by Christopher Piper

The Puppet Co.'s production of Little Red Riding Hood and the 3 Little Pigs

Photo by Nancy Anderson Cordell

Craig Laurie and Daniella Dalli in Infinity Theatre Company's production of I Do! I Do!

Photo by Paul Reisman

Lindsey D. Snyder and Matthew Pauli in We Happy Few Productions' The Duchess of Malfi

  • 1st Stage, Tysons’ award-winning professional theater, has announced the appointment of Alex Levy as its Artistic/Managing Director effective September 1st. Click here to read the full press release.

  • The American Century Theater has announced that its upcoming season, the theater’s twentieth, will be its final season. The company’s Board of Directors and Artistic Director Jack Marshall have jointly decided that the theater will close its doors after a special 2014/2015 Twentieth Anniversary season to be announced soon.

  • Artistic Director Molly Smith has announced that D.C.-area based playwright John Strand will join Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater for a yearlong playwright residency as part of the American Voices New Play Institute.

  • Signature Theatre is looking for the next pop or Broadway sensation for the 5th Annual Signature Idol Competition. Signature’s artistic staff chooses finalists based on audition videos submitted by the Wednesday, July 23rd deadline. For more information, click here.

  • Creative Cauldron has been awarded Project Support Grants from the Arts Council of Fairfax County. Creative Cauldron’s grant will support The Turn of the Screw world premiere musical project.

  • Inspired by its upcoming production of Fiddler on the Roof, Arena Stage will be giving away a free wedding. The winning couple will receive a free wedding ceremony with a cocktail hour and reception for up to 175 guests at the Mead Center for American Theater on January 2, 2015. Click here for more information.


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