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  • The Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (WATCH) is an organization founded for the adjudication and presentation of annual awards recognizing artistic and technical excellence in community theatre throughout the metropolitan Washington D.C. area. These honors will:

    • Foster and encourage the growth of community theater;
    • Promote and enhance the image of community theater; and
    • Educate and inform the general public about the theatrical opportunities provided by the member theaters.

  • Become a Member of WATCH

    Are you a community theater interested in becoming a member of WATCH? Find out here about membership and fill out the form to join.

  • Recent Announcements

    Nominations and Award announcements can be found here

  • Archives

    Looking for a past nomination or award? Find them here in the archives.

Ceremony Information

The WATCH Awards Announcement of Nominations will be held at 7:30 PM on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at The Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia. The Awards presentation will be held at 7:00PM on Sunday, March, 5, 2017 at The Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia. Information on dates and times of announcement and awards presentation can be found here.