Signature Theatre names librettist John Weidman as winner of its 2016 Sondheim Award. [Post]

Shake up at Dupont Underground as Braulio Agnese leaves project and Philippa Hughes takes over. [Washingtonian]

Avenue Q leads the 2016 Helen Hayes Awards nominations. [Arts Desk]

Are local audiences more subdued than others at shows? WAMU will investigate. [Bandwidth]

Nearly 100 artists come out in support of Union Arts at zoning hearing. [Arts Desk]

African American History Museum will open on Sept. 24. [Washingtonian]