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Sept 3 BST Names Artistic Director

As we move forward with year-round production, BST has named Charlene V. Smith as Artistic Director. Co-founder Victoria Reinsel is the Associate Artistic Director. We have also re-written our mission statement to better describe our aesthetic values and where we sit within the thriving theatrical culture of DC theatre. Check out our mission statement and values on our About page.

Aug 10 Repertory Casting

Appearing this fall in A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Two Noble Kinsmen is a great cast of thirteen actors. Two are returning to BST: Jenna Berk was previously seen in our Richard III and Ian Blackwell Rogers was in our inaugural production The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Richard III. We're thrilled to welcome several new faces: Joshua D. Brown, Jacqueline Chenault, Kelly Elliott, Renana Fox, Amber Gibson, Carolyn Kashner, Willem Krumich, Ben Lauer, David Mavricos, Zach Roberts, and Anderson Wells.

May 12 2014-15 Season Announcement

We are pleased to announce our 2014-15 season. From a single production in the summer, we are expanding to a three-show season, including two plays produced in repertory. In November 2014, we'll follow the trials of young lovers in Theseus and Hippolyta's kingdom, with Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream produced in repertory with Shakespeare and Fletcher's The Two Noble Kinsmen. In April 2015, we'll be bringing DC audiences that rarely produced Elizabethan gem, Arden of Faversham.