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This documentary explores the value and meaning of theater in the Latin American community of Washington, DC, with a special focus on the GALA Hispanic Theater in Columbia Heights.

Members of the Double Nickels Theatre Company perform dramatic readings of military veterans' oral histories on stage at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, DC.

The group received HCWDC funding for a similar event entitled: "Soldier's…

This oral history project documents women who have made significant contributions to film in Washington, DC during the period between 1980 and 2010.

After studying theater at Smith College, and attempting to break into acting in New York City,…

Video of a class of school children participating in a presentation of Living History at The ARC Theater. The video shows an animatronic Frederick Douglass narrating his life for the students and answering questions. In 2008, The ARC Theater received…

Young Playwright Theater presents The New Play Festival where the final 6 talented play writers, as young as elementary students, work with experts to write creative play scripts that are then performed by a drama department. Not only are these plays…

In the Shadow of the Capitol was aimed at preserving the history and memories of the African-American intellectual and professional community in Washington, DC, between the 1922 dedication of the Lincoln Memorial and the 1963 "I Had a Dream" speech…

One of the first theaters for blacks in the United States when it opened in 1910, the Howard became a focal point for culture and entertainment along the U Street corridor in its heyday. Incorporating oral history, stock footage, and stills, "Howard…

Capers is a one-woman show based on the stories of families at the Arthur Capper/Carrollsburg public housing projects - also known as 'Capers - in southeast DC who protested the government-funded relocation and demolition of their neighborhood. This…

This play, commissioned for Hope House DC, an organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of incarceration that occurs when parents are separated from children to serve time in prison. It was performed at a meeting of the Congressional Black Caucus…
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