D.C. Public Schools is abandoning longtime school food provider Chartwells in the wake of allegations of poor food quality and fraud, and it's moving forward with new vendors for 2016. But questions remain about the selection process and future oversight.
Broadway may still be the best-known place to catch a new show, but the hotbed of American theater may be in smaller cities like Washington, D.C. We hear about the latest plays to hit local stages — and find out how local companies are coping with the sluggish economy.
“Clybourne Park” Woolly Mammoth Theater
“In Darfur” Theater J
“Sophisticated Ladies” Lincoln Theater
“Title of Show” Signature Theater
“Da” Olney Theater Center
“The Liar” Shakespeare Theater Company
“Reasons to be Pretty” Studio Theater
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