Important Update from Theater Alliance

(Monday, April 15, 2024) – Theater Alliance is heartbroken to announce that after 12 years as the professional company in residence, we have been forced out of the Anacostia Playhouse. In February, Theater Alliance discovered, through a posted eviction notice on the door, that the Anacostia Playhouse had not paid any rent to the property owner from October 2023 to …

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A Conversation with Holly Bass

“The beauty of Afrofuturism is that it allows us to imagine worlds and possibilities where Black people have agency to determine the direction of our lives. For this piece in particular it was really important to me not to go towards the dystopian. I think it’s easy in a way to imagine a dystopian future where things just get worse. It’s a lot harder to imagine how we work our way to a better future. But it’s the work that needs to be done.”

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First Week Reflections with Shanara Gabrielle

As my first week comes to a close, I am reflecting on the WHY of this next chapter. We are at a moment of sea-change in the American Theater. We are reflecting on our values, our relevance, and our place in the wider world around us. When I look at the past years of Theater Alliance’s theatrical work and community …

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