"Handbag" gets D.C. premiere at Playhouse

“Handbag” gets D.C. premiere at Playhouse

The Directors of Scena Theatre are excited to announce the DC-area premiere of Mark Ravenhill's HANDBAG as the first production of their 28th season. Artistic Director Robert McNamara will direct this bold black comedy, which addresses homosexuality, parenthood, and child neglect—in both Victorian and modern-day London.
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About the Anacostia Playhouse

About the Anacostia Playhouse

The H Street Playhouse opened its doors in July 2002 with a production of The Colored Museum. Now the Playhouse has reopened as The Anacostia Playhouse. The new theater at 2020 Shannon Place, SE, is located in a place of both rich history and great promise, much as H Street...
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Anacostia Playhouse Named One of WaPo’s Five “Intriguing Developments of 2013 in D.C. Theater”

From Peter Marks’ article: Had it up to here with the best-of-everything lists in multiples of five, 10 and 100? In lieu of another shout-out to the great nights and another shout-down of the benighted, what follows is a breakdown of some of the particularly encouraging trends and especially intriguing events in Washington theater, over...

Anacostia Playhouse Featured in Washington City Paper

If you haven’t picked up a copy of last week’s City Paper, get thee to the news stand and grab a copy. The entire issue centers on the relationship between the arts and economic development in Historic Anacostia. There are five great articles, one of which features the Anacostia Playhouse. Click here to read our...

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About the Anacostia Playhouse

The H Street Playhouse opened its doors in July 2002 with a production of The Colored Museum. Now the Playhouse is ready for a new chapter: In the spring of 2013 we will become The Anacostia Playhouse. The new theater (at 2020 Shannon Place, SE) is located in a place of both rich history and...