The transition to digital has not changed Studio Theatre’s commitment to a five-play season, which for years has been the core of its artistic programming, but which will now be done digitally.
As theatres wait to reopen and streaming fatigue is r.e.a.l, radio plays are the new shining entertainment stars of 2020. Studio Theatre is getting in on the action, debuting its own commissioned audio world premiere next week, and audiences can listen for FREE.
A “taut, smart, queasily of-the-moment” (Vogue) drama which premiered at The Public Theater in 2018 is coming back to Studio Theatre this month to debut as its first audio play. The political drama Kings by Alexandria, VA native Sarah Burgess comes just in time for… Read More
Antionette Nwandu’s Pass Over at Studio Theater is not an easy play to watch, but good theater can often be about that which is not easy. Directed by Psalmayene 24, Pass Over is a mash-up of Waiting for Godot, the Bible Book of Exodus, and today’s tragic Chicago Tribune headlines, often expressed in a… Read More
In Studio Theater’s U.S. world premiere of White Pearl, Thai-Australian playwright Anchuli Felicia King has written a black comedy about selling whiteness, and the dark underbelly of the beauty industry. Sharply witty and bleakly unflinching, the play follows the all female executive team of Asian… Read More
With the crisis of pedophilia in the priesthood as solidly in the headlines today as in 2003, Doubt: A Parable at Studio Theater is as complex and relevant now as when it debuted fifteen years ago. How does one prove the unprovable? What’s the correct… Read More
Written and directed by Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm, Studio Theater’s production of P.Y.G., or the Mis-Edumacation of Dorian Belle at Studio Theater is a boisterous, anarchic, and quirky look at race in America through the filter of music and the lens of the lens. What you get is… Read More
If you go to Queen of Basel looking for a humorous send-up of of arty-farty snobs in the world of curators and collectors, you’ll be disappointed. But if you’re up for a searing flagellation of the Latin monolith, you’ll be rewarded with this audacious and unflinching… Read More
“Admission” (n.) is a word of dual meaning. It can mean “the process or fact of being allowed to enter a place, organization, or institution,” but it also can mean, “acknowledging the truth of something.” Joshua Harmon’s riveting Admissions at the Studio Theater embodies both these definitions in… Read More
Kings at the Studio Theater is a must-see for every Washingtonian. Written by Alexandria native Sarah Burgess, Kings is a play that uniquely speaks our language – so precisely in fact, it’s almost impossible to imagine how such a slice of truth from inside the beltway translates beyond our… Read More