Theater Alliance in collaboration with Stanford University’s National Center for New Plays & Planet Earth Arts and in partnership with DC’s Department of Energy & Environment present The First Washington DC Planet Earth Arts New Play Festival! We recently tasked DC Area Playwrights to think about the Anacostia watershed and how the presence and relationship […]
Dear Friend of Theater Alliance, At the start of every season I ask myself: Why do we make theater? Why does Theater Alliance need to exist? Are the stories we tell important, and relevant to our community? Is everyone welcome and invited to share and participate in the experience? In the past season we expanded […]
It’s no secret that going to live theatre can be expensive. With tickets for Broadway selling for hundreds of dollars, the average person is more than likely shut out. At Theater Alliance, we believe that theatre should be not only beautiful and thought-provoking, but accessible. With our Radical Neighboring Initiative, Theater Alliance hopes to ensure […]
With the 5th Annual Hothouse New Play Development Series, Theater Alliance continues our commitment to fostering an environment that empowers artists to develop and grow their voices. A multi-faceted project, the Hothouse serves as an intellectual incubator—a place where local playwrights can nurture their ideas through collaboration with, and support from, our staff and artists. […]
Anacostia is our home, and we love being part of a growing and thriving community, populated by families who have been in the neighborhood for generations. If you’ve ever been to one of our shows, you’ve seen the Playhouse, but there’s so much more to explore! Every Saturday we have matinee and evening performances of both […]
Hear from Directors Psalmayene 24 (Word Becomes Flesh) and Deidra Starnes (For Colored Girls…) about the shows, their process, and what they hope audiences take away from this remarkable rep. Tickets at https://theateralliance.secure.force.com/ticket.
Tech. Sgt. Julie Weckerlein, former public affairs non-commission officer, US Air Force (active duty and Reserve) is a dear friend of Theater Alliance. She was influential in our dramaturgical research for Spark and is back to support Occupied Territories. Here is one of her many stories from the field. http://www.julieandmartin.com/2007/06/one-down-two-remain/
Theater Alliance wants you to submit your play for our Season 13 Hothouse New Play Development Series! We are looking for up to 4 DC-Area Playwrights to work with us over the course of the year to develop their work with the help of local artists. Hothouse playwrights will work with Theater Alliance, a director, […]