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The Scene: The Helen Hayes Awards after-party

Every week our photographer colleague Rebecca D’Angelo goes to a party and does her thing for a regular feature in the Sunday Style section called The Scene. Actually this week she did two — this one, as well as the after party for the 29th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, held at the JW Marriott. Want to invite her to your party? Email her at

Actors Dorea Schmidt and Phil Reid pose for a retro-style photo with Katie Beth Cassell of the Folger Theatre.


Victor Shargai, chairman of the Helen Hayes Awards board of directors.
Victor Shargai, chairman of the Helen Hayes Awards board of directors.


Husbad-and-wife actors Jim Jorgensen and Charlotte Akin chat with Rorschach Theatre artistic director Randy Baker, left.


David Muse, artistic director for Studio Theatre, and Michael Kahn, artistic director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company.


Donna Migliaccio, a nominee for nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Resident Musical for Arena Stage’s “The Music Man,” shares a laugh with with Linda Levy Grossman, president and CEO of TheatreWashington, when they discover they’re wearing variations on the same Adrianna Papell” dress.


Daniel Savetta — part of Imagination Stage’s Outstanding Ensemble for a Resident Musical in “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe,” and technician and designer Zachary Gilbert, a technician and designer.


Actor/singer Jason Barrett hits the dance floor Deidra Lawan Starnes, part of Studio Theatre’s recipient for Outstanding Ensemble for a Resident Play, “Invisible Man.”


A view of the party.


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