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2013/14 Press Releases

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  • Signature Theatre presents The Threepenny Opera
    April 1, 2014
  • Signature Theatre’s 6th Annual Sondheim Award Gala to Feature Performances by Heidi Blickenstaff, Pamela Myers, Ron Raines & an 18 Piece Orchestra
    March 27, 2014
  • Signature Theatre Announces 25th Anniversary Season
    March 18, 2014
  • Signature Theatre presents the Washington premiere of Philip Ridley’s Tender Napalm
    March 11, 2014
  • Signature in the Schools presents: Hero Worship
    March 6, 2014
  • Signature Theatre Announces the Extension of the World Premiere Musical Beaches
    February 16, 2014
  • Signature Theatre Presents the World Premiere Musical Beaches
    January 14, 2014
  • Signature Holidays 2013
    November 25, 2013
  • Sunday in the Park with George Opens Signature’s 25th Anniversary Season
    November 14, 2013
  • Signature Presents Gypsy This Holiday Season
    November 1, 2013
  • Signature to Honor Jonathan Tunick with 2014 Stephen Sondheim Award
    October 29, 2013
  • Signature Proudly Presents Crossing
    September 27, 2013
  • Full Cast Announced for Pride in the Falls of Autrey Mill
    September 13, 2013
  • Miss Saigon Extends Again – Now Playing through October 6
    September 6, 2013
  • Christine Lahti to Star in Signature Theatre’s Pride in the Falls of Autrey Mill
    September 5, 2013
  • Signature’s Autumn Cabaret Festival 2013
    September 4, 2013
  • Miss Saigon Extended! Now Playing Through September 29
    August 22, 2013
  • Signature Theatre Introduces The Autumn Cabaret Festival
    August 16, 2013
  • Signature Open House Lineup 2013
    July 26, 2013
  • Signature Theatre announces casting for Miss Saigon
    July 18, 2013
  • Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret 2013
    July 15, 2013
  • Signature announces 2013 Signature Idol Auditions
    July 10, 2013
  • Signature Theatre Launches siglab With The New Musical Spin
    June 12, 2013
  • Michael Kahn to direct Signature Theatre’s Pride in the Falls of Autrey Mill
    April 17, 2013
  • Signature Theatre Announces its 2013-2014 Season
    March 7, 2013

 

2012/13 Press Releases

      • Signature Theatre Proudly Presents Company Directed by Eric Schaeffer
        April 29, 2013
      • Carolee Carmello, Rebecca Luker and Emily Skinner to Perform at Signature Theatre’s 4th Annual Sondheim Award Gala
        April 12, 2013
      • Signature Theatre to Produce The Last Five Years
        March 8, 2013
      • Signature in the Schools presents: Revolution
        February 11, 2013
      • Four Boys, One Forbidden Book: Signature Presents a Bold New Shakespeare’s R&J
        January 7, 2013
      • Signature Theatre Announces Casting For This Year’s Holiday Follies
        November 30, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Extends Dreamgirls through January 13
        November 29, 2012
      • Signature Theatre to Host Concert and CD Release Party for Sandy Bainum’s This Christmas
        November 12, 2012
      • Signature Theatre To Produce Miss Saigon As 2013-2014 Season Opener
        November 7, 2012
      • Signature Theatre announces Holiday Guys featuring Marc Kudisch and Jeffry Denman
        November 6, 2012
      • DC Theatre Community Joins Forces To Produce New Holiday Album
        November 6, 2012
      • Signature Theatre to Honor Broadway Legend Harold Prince with Annual Stephen Sondheim Award
        November 5, 2012
      • Dreams Come Alive This Holiday Season with Signature Theatre’s Production of Dreamgirls
        October 24, 2012
      • Emily Skinner to Replace Euan Morton in Signature Theatre’s Cabaret Series
        October 10, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Explores the Human Cost of War with the Washington premiere of Dying City
        September 10, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Partners with A-SPAN to Offer “Drop Your Drawers” Discount to see The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
        July 26, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Hosts Annual Open House Event All Day on Saturday, August 4th
        July 12, 2012
      • Signature Theatre to be the New Home for No Rules Theater Company
        August 1, 2012
        Washington Theatre Community Joins Forces to Present the First Annual Summer Hummer
      • Revue at Signature Theatre
        July 16, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Hosts Annual Open House Event All Day on Saturday, August 4th
        July 12, 2012
      • The Chicken Ranch Comes Alive at Signature with the Musical Comedy Favorite
        The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
        July 11, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Seeking the Next ‘Signature Idol’
        June 18, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Commissions Two New Musicals for AMVP: The Next Generation
        June 11, 2012
      • Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret Series Set to Heat Up in July
        June 7, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Announces 2012/13 Season – A Year of Reinvention
        March 7, 2012

2011/12 Press Releases

      • Signature Theatre’s Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer To Be Awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree by Kutztown University
        May 3, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Tops Off its Exciting 22nd Season with the Washington Premiere of Xanadu
        April 12, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Honors Patti LuPone with Stephen Sondheim Award / Laura Benanti, Howard McGillin, Joseph Thalken and Natascia Diaz to Perform
        March 30, 2012
      • Really Really Becomes the Best-Selling World Premiere Play in the History of Signature Theatre
        March 15, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Presents the Washington Premiere of Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage
      • March 12, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Announces Casting for the World Premiere Rock Musical Brother Russia by John Dempsey and Dana Rowe
        February 7, 2012
      • Signature Offering ‘20 Seats for $20’ For Every Performance of Really Really
        January 25, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Offering the Ultimate Backstage Experience with Brother Russia Presents 6-session seminar
        January 17, 2012
      • Signature Theatre’s ‘Signature in the Schools’ celebrates 17th year by presenting Un-American, an original play by Joe Calarco
        January 12, 2012
      • Signature Theatre Presents the World Premiere of Really Really by Paul Downs Colaizzo
        January 6, 2012
        Signature Theatre Presents Its Annual Holiday Celebration with Holiday Follies Cabaret
        November 29, 2011
      • Signature Theatre Presents AMVP: Next Generation Honorees Showcase / Joshua Schmidt and Joshua Rosenblum to Debut Selections on December 4th
        November 17, 2011
      • Visit the 1960’s and Ring in 2012! Signature Hosts Annual New Year’s Eve Bash Following the Performance of Hairspray
        November 9, 2011
      • Signature Hosts Launch Party of Matt Conner’s New Christmas CD Snow
        October 26, 2011
      • You Can’t Stop the Beat! The Tony Award-Winning Best Musical Hairspray Comes to Signature on November 21st
        October 24, 2011
      • Signature Theatre to Honor Patti LuPone with 3rd Annual Stephen Sondheim Award at Gala Benefit on April 16, 2012
        October 19, 2011
      • Signature Theatre Hosts Hairspray-style Dance Party with ‘The Big Hair Ball’
        October 4, 2011
      • Signature Theatre Presents the World Premiere Musical A Second Chance by Ted Shen
        September 29, 2011
      • Signature Theatre Presents the Washington Premiere of Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South
        August 17, 2011
      • The Best in Musical Theater Step into the Cabaret Spotlight in 2011/12 at Signature Theatre
        August 12, 2011
      • Signature Theatre Hosts The Hunt, a Detective Themed Scavenger Hunt in the Spirit of World Premiere Musicals
        August 3, 2011
      • Signature Theatre Presents The AMVP: Next Generation Repertory of Two World Premiere Musicals; The Hollow and The Boy Detective Fails to Launch the 2011/12 Season
        July 21, 2011
      • National Radio Personality Robert Aubry Davis to Star in Signature Theatre’s Production of the Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray
        July 20, 2011
      • Signature Theatre Hosts Annual Target Open House on July 23rd from Noon – 10pm
        July 7, 2011
      • Signature Theatre Presents 3 Weeks of Cabaret Fun Out-of-the-Sun with its Annual Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret Series; Broadway’s Marc Kudisch and Julia Murney Headline List of Performers
        June 10, 2011
      • Signature Theatre Announces its 2011/12 Season: Includes 5 World Premiere Works plus Tony Award Winning God of Carnage, Hairspray and the Washington Premiere of Xanadu
        April 4, 2011

2010/11 Press Releases

      • Signature Theatre Presents Yasmina Reza’s Tony Award-Winning Play Art
        March 10, 2011
      • Signature Theatre to Honor Bernadette Peters with Sondheim Award at Gala Benefit at the Embassy of Italy
        March 21, 2011
      • Signature Theatre Caps Off Its Exciting 21st Season with Side by Side by Sondheim
        April 14, 2011
      • Partly Historical, Totally Hysterical: Signature Theatre Premieres And the Curtain Rises by Joseph Thalken, Michael Slade, and Mark Campbell
        February 28, 2011
      • Signature Theatre’s “Signature in the Schools” Presents Image is Everything, an Original Play by Joe Calarco
        February 4, 2011
      • Signature Theatre Two New Cabarets from Award-Winning Actor/Singers Euan Morton and Katie Thompson
        February 1, 2011
      • Signature Theatre Announces Creative Team for Upcoming World Premiere And The Curtain Rises (formerly Wheatley’s Folly)
        January 25, 2011
      • Signature Theatre Celebrates the Holiday Season by Hosting “Pentagon Night” in Honor of Our Soldiers Overseas
        December 20, 2010
      • Tony Award®-winning Musical Sunset Boulevard Makes its Washington Premiere at Signature Theatre
        December 7, 2010
      • VA’s Signature Theatre Extends Run of its World Premiere Comedy Walter Cronkite is Dead. Through December 26
        September 21, 2010
      • VA’s Signature Theatre Announces Complete Casting for its World Premiere Production of Ken Ludwig’s Comedy A Fox on the Fairway
        September 14, 2010
      • Signature Theatre Presents the Rock Musical Chess by the Composers of Mamma Mia!
        August 10, 2010
      • Signature Theatre Searches for the Best New Singers in the Region at Signature Idol Competition at Target Open House, July 17
        June 16, 2010
      • [title of show]‘s writers & original Broadway stars, Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell, come to Signature for a free post-show “Talk Back” on June 22
        June 11, 2010
      • VA’s Signature Theatre Announces Full Casting for First Major American Production of Chess since 1995
        June 11, 2010
      • SUMMER AT THE TONY AWARD-WINNING SIGNATURE THEATRE FEATURES: The musical [title of show] through June 27 in The ARK, Signature Sings performances June 24 – 26 in The MAX, Sizzlin’ Summer cabaret performances July 6 – 24, Free Target Open House July 17, Major new production of the musical Chess opening August 10
        April 21, 2010
      • Virginia’s Signature Theatre Premieres Musical Sycamore Trees by Ricky Ian Gordon, May 18 – June 13, 2010
        May 18, 2010
      • Signature Theatre’s Chess to Star Broadway’s Jill Paice, Euan Morton & Jeremy Kushnier, directed by Eric Schaeffer
        April 21, 2010
      • Angela Lansbury, Star of Stage, Film, and Television, Saluted with ‘The Stephen Sondheim Award’ Given by Virginia’s Signature Theatre
        April 12, 2010
      • Signature Theatre Presents the World Premiere Musical Sycamore Trees by Ricky Ian Gordon, Directed by Tina Landau, May 18 – June 13, 2010
        April 2, 2010
      • Signature Theatre Presents the Washington Premiere of the Hit Musical Comedy [title of show], April 6 – June 27 (Note Change in Date)
        March 15, 2010
      • Signature Theatre Presents Original Play Shakespeare, Will Performed and Teched by Students from Arlington’s Wakefield High School
        March 8, 2010
      • Signature Theatre Celebrates Sondheim’s 80th Birthday with a Weekend of Free Events, March 20 and 21
        March 4, 2010
      • Signature Theatre Announces its 2010/11 Season
        February 24, 2010
      • Broadway Stars Victor Garber, Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, and Signature Favorite Sherri L. Edelen To Perform at Sondheim Award Gala to Honor Angela Lansbury on April 12
        February 5, 2010
      • Signature Theatre Presents Sweeney Todd, Sondheim’s Musical Masterpiece, February 9 – April 4, Directed by Eric Schaeffer
        January 17, 2010
Signature Theatre Presents the World Premiere Musical A Second Chance by Ted Shen