Theater Alliance presents Black Nativity, Langston Hughes classic, opening Friday, December 12

Theater Alliance presents Black Nativity, Langston Hughes classic, opening Friday, December 12

This Christmas classic returns to Theater Alliance with a new creative team and a fresh voice. Langston Hughes chronicles and celebrates the birth of Jesus, while also celebrating the birth of Blackness. This classic story told through gospel, blues, funk, jazz, and dance asks you to look inward and find...
Red High Heels: A trilogy of new one-acts | Jan 15-24

Red High Heels: A trilogy of new one-acts | Jan 15-24

The Anacostia Playhouse is happy to host a new company and new work… SharpStick Productions presenting Red High Heels. a trilogy of one act plays by local playwright Harrison Murphy and directed by Jim Girardi.
Anacostia Playhouse presents Tony-nominated play, "Frozen"

Anacostia Playhouse presents Tony-nominated play, “Frozen”

Frozen tells the story of the disappearance of 10-year-old Rhona, and follows her mother and killer over the years that follow. A psychologist studying the brains of serial killers provides the link between the two and the powerful themes of emotional paralysis and forgiveness serve to intertwine the lives of...
Brick by Brick

Brick by Brick

Anacostia Playhouse is committed to bringing together the rich talent and culture East of the River and the performance community across DC. But to do that we need your help!
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...