Entries by Kaitlyn McQuin

Stage & Screen Events: May 2017

RUNS THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 21 I Ought to Be in Pictures Screenwriter Herb Tucker is quite surprised when he finds his abandoned daughter of 16 chilling on his front steps demanding a career in the movies for leaving her as a child. A fair trade, I’d say. It’s later revealed that Libby doesn’t long for […]

Stage & Screen Events: April 2017

RUNS THROUGH SUNDAY, APRIL 9 Mnemonic A commentary on migration through physical movement, Mnemonic touches on the transportation of our ancestors and the parallels in today’s society of staying unsettled. Is this by choice or out of our control? Technology will be placed throughout the performance to effectively highlight the questions of “Where do we […]

Scena Theatre’s ‘The Night Alive’

When I walked into the Lab II at Atlas Performing Arts Center to view The Night Alive by Irish playwright Conor McPherson, I was immediately transported to a place of grunge. The stage was littered in dirty clothes, stripped wallpaper hanging from its foundation, and the lighting was reminiscent of a seedy pub in the […]

Stage & Screen Events: March 2017

THROUGH SATURDAY, MARCH 18 WNO Presents Dead Man Walking and Champion The Washington National Opera is preparing to hit us all with the feels with this duo of moving performances. Dead Man Walking (through March 11) tells the story of a death row inmate convicted of murder, and Champion (through March 18) is the story […]

Union Market’s Mardi Gras Extravaganza

If you’ve ever been to New Orleans during Mardi Gras, you get the hype. Oak trees line the streets of St. Charles and drip in purple, green and gold beads while the sounds of Carnival fill the air. Floats roll throughout the neighborhoods with high school marching bands keeping the rhythm in between people dancing […]

From the Court to Courtship: Wizards Talk Romance

It’s here again, folks: the most romantic day of the year according to your girlfriend and card companies. Feeling a little rusty when it comes to love? We’ve got your back, so you can get some back. We polled some of our Wizards fellas for some insight on how to do Valentine’s Day right. With […]

Stage & Screen Events: Winter Edition

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5 – SUNDAY, JANUARY 29 Copenhagen Written by Michael Frayn, this Tony Award-winning play reinvents and imagines the meeting of 1940s physicists Werner Heisenberg and Niels Bohr, an encounter that has been the center of much speculation because their discussion has not yet been revealed. It’s like Melania and Michelle’s meeting. You just […]

TITANIC: The Musical at Signature Theatre

Known for taking grandiose musicals and reinventing them to fit within the walls of a black box theater, Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer climbs aboard the unsinkable ship and steers it straight for Arlington. As the captain of the S.S. Signature Theatre, Schaeffer has quite a production to create, not only because of its […]