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A Conversation with Edward Gero on Arena Stage’s “Junk”

Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar’s play Junk is coming to Arena Stage on April 5. Inspired by the debt crisis of the 1980s, Junk explores the ruthless world of finance and its effects on American values. Acclaimed DC stage actor Edward Gero plays the role of Thomas Everson, the owner of a steel manufacturing company, […]

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Stage and Screen: September 2018

Through Sunday, September 23 Small Mouth Sounds Six people…

Signature Theatre Stirs Actors and Audiences with Passion

While an iconic work in the pantheon of Stephen Sondheim’s…

Post Shift Theatre Shines Light on Service Industry Artists

When a group of workers in the service and hospitality industries…

This Melancholy Play Gives Complex Look at Sadness

Staring into the distance, Tilly, Melancholy Play: A Contemporary…

Stage and Screen: August 2018

THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 The Story of the Gun Politics aside,…

A Day in the Life: Studio Theatre Literary Director Adrien-Alice Hansel

Imagine you’re handed a pile of plays. Hidden among them is…

Hip-Hop Dancer Comfort Fedoke Comes to Kennedy Center

Comfort Fedoke realizes that in order to grow and gain skills…

50 Ways... Proves Heartfelt and Hilarious

We all go through breakups. Some of them are hard and swift like…

NoVA Native Patton Oswalt Set For Kennedy Center Debut

Patton Oswalt can be described as something of a Renaissance…

Arena Stage Presents World Premiere of Dave

The heartwarming movie Dave was released 25 years ago, and the…
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all-day Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre
Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre
Mar 8 – May 22 all-day
Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Into the Woods is a darkly funny reimagining of several beloved fairy tales from the minds of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. The play follows a baker and his wife on a quest to break[...]
Mar
27
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all-day Mosaic Theater Company ‘s Native... @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Mosaic Theater Company ‘s Native... @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Mar 27 – Apr 28 all-day
The infamous streets of Southside Chicago set the scene in this dramatic, gripping production of Native Son. Adapted from Richard Wright’s legendary novel, Native Son tells the story of Bigger Thomas. When Bigger gets a well-paying job as[...]
Apr
24
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all-day The Who’s Tommy at Kennedy Center @ Kennedy Center
The Who’s Tommy at Kennedy Center @ Kennedy Center
Apr 24 – Apr 29 all-day
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Who’s legendary debut album, The Kennedy Center’s Broadway Center Stage presents rock musical The Who’s Tommy. Starring Riverdale’s Casey Cott, Tony Award winner Christian Borle and Hamilton’s Mandy[...]
Apr
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all-day Jubilee at Arena Stage @ Arena Stage
Jubilee at Arena Stage @ Arena Stage
Apr 26 – Jun 2 all-day
From acclaimed playwright and director Tazewell Thompson comes an inspirational tribute performance based on the world-famous Fisk Jubilee Singers. The renowned African American acapella group broke enormous racial barriers in the late 19th century, funding[...]
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all-day Spunk at Signature Theatre @ Signature Theatre
Spunk at Signature Theatre @ Signature Theatre
Apr 30 – Jun 26 all-day
Based on three short stories by Harlem Renaissance author Zora Neale Hurston and adapted by Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe, Spunk combines elements of storytelling, music and dance. This lively production promises to entertain audiences with[...]