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Photo: Courtesy of Neal Brennan
Photo: Courtesy of Neal Brennan

Do-It-All Neal Brennan Comes to 9:30 Club

My first question for Neal Brennan has almost nothing to do with him, and he’s used to it. “Oh, let me guess, is it about Dave [Chappelle]?” he playfully asks. He then fields my query centered around another famous comedian, Bo Burnham, who went on to direct indie flick and likely award winner Eighth Grade after […]

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An Inspector Calls

Stage and Screen: December 2018

THROUGH DECEMBER 23 A Civil War Christmas During the most…
Photo: Joan Marcus

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at The National Theatre

Pop music lovers beware; this upbeat jukebox musical will have…
Liam Redford (Billy Elliot) and ensemble // Photo: Margo Schulman

Better When I'm Dancing: Billy Elliot The Musical

“What’s this show with miners in tutus about?” That’s…
Photo: Courtesy of Keegan Theatre

Keegan Theatre's Holiday Tradition Continues with An Irish Carol

It’s holiday time, which for patrons of Dupont Circle’s Keegan…
Photo: Evan Zimmerman

Anastasia Proves a 90s Heroine for the Ages

As a girl born in the 90s, I spent my childhood watching some…
Photo © Tony Powell. Arena Stage "Anything Goes." October 5, 2018

Anything Goes: Arena Stage Breathes New Life into Golden Age Classic

For a con man on a mission to stop the woman he loves from engaging…
Films Across Borders

Stage and Screen Events: November 2018

Through Wednesday, November 21 Films Across Borders: Stories…
Shayla S. Simmons // Photo: DJ Corey Photography

Aida Offers Love Triangle of Mystery

Finding love or defying odds – both are full of risks and layered…
Trevor Noah

2018-2019 Performing Arts Guide: 25 Must-See Performances

Scattered among the hustle and bustle of DC’s bureaucracy,…
Photo: Zack DeZon

A Day in the Life: Maria Manuela Goyanes

There won’t be an ice age at Woolly Mammoth anytime soon. The…
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Stage & Screen Events

Oct
30
Tue
all-day Billy Elliot @ Signature Theatre
Billy Elliot @ Signature Theatre
Oct 30 2018 – Jan 9 2019 all-day
Ballet. Coal mining. Labor strikes. Following your dreams. An infectious soundtrack, courtesy of Sir Elton John himself. What do all of these things have in common? They’re all part of the iconic tale of the[...]
Nov
2
Fri
all-day Anything Goes @ Arena Stage’s Fichandler Stage
Anything Goes @ Arena Stage’s Fichandler Stage
Nov 2 – Dec 23 all-day
As the SS American carries away its passengers from London to New York, it also sails a little secret across the ocean. There’s a passionate love stowed away between Billy and the countess Hope Harcourt.[...]
Nov
14
Wed
all-day Cry It Out @ Studio Theatre
Cry It Out @ Studio Theatre
Nov 14 – Dec 16 all-day
Cry It Out @ Studio Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Parenthood is hard, sure, but you know what else is hard? Making friends as an adult. Without the built-in friend finder of school, navigating life as an adult takes up a ton of time, which[...]
Nov
15
Thu
all-day Ford’s Theatre Presents “A Chris... @ Ford's Theatre
Ford’s Theatre Presents “A Chris... @ Ford's Theatre
Nov 15 – Dec 30 all-day
Ford’s Theatre Presents "A Christmas Carol" @ Ford's Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption. Originally conceived by Michael Baron, this music-infused production captures the magic and[...]
Nov
20
Tue
all-day An Inspector Calls @ Sidney Harman Hall
An Inspector Calls @ Sidney Harman Hall
Nov 20 – Dec 23 all-day
An Inspector Calls @ Sidney Harman Hall | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
When an inspector knocks on your door seemingly at random asking about a murder, it’s probably going to leave you somewhat shook. For the Birlings, a British family enjoying a festive evening, this surprise guest[...]