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We Happy Few All Sold Out of Lovers’ Vows

If you haven’t yet made it to Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)for We Happy Few’s latest production, you may have missed your chance to see the Helen Hayes-recommended company’s season opener. Rave reviews have had patrons scurrying for seats in CHAW’s cozy black box theater, and the company just announced that remaining performances of Lovers’ […]

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Nova Payton Brings Power As Heroine in Arena Stage's Newsies

Her name is Medda Larkin, and “she is in charge,” Nova Payton…

Folger Theatre's Amadeus Deals With Questions of Hate and Immortality

When visiting the Folger Theatre located in the Folger Shakespeare…

RENT Brings Memorable Music, Moments to National Theatre This Week

“How do you leave the past behind / When it keeps finding ways…

Iconic Character Vaněk Unleashed In The Havel Project

When I think of underground theatre, I think of gritty, non-glamorous…

World Stages Brings The Manganiyar Seduction To Kennedy Center

I have never been to India. Other than watching a handful of…

Anchuli Felicia King's White Pearl Explores Intra-Asian Racism

2019 has been a big year for playwright Anchuli Felicia King.…

Stage & Screen: November 2019

THROUGH SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22 Disney’s Newsies Seize the…

Deep Cuts: New Documentary Delves into DC’s Punk History

You always hear how difficult touring is for bands. I’m not…

Constellation's Little Shop of Horrors Plays the Hits

Once again, Constellation Theatre Company has demonstrated their…
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Nov
1
Fri
all-day Disney’s Newsies @ Arena Stage
Disney’s Newsies @ Arena Stage
Nov 1 – Dec 22 all-day
Disney’s Newsies @ Arena Stage
Based on the true story of New York City’s newsboys going on strike in the summer of 1899, Newsies was a hit movie before going on to Broadway in 1992, capturing a Tony Award for[...]
Nov
2
Sat
all-day A Chorus Line @ Signature Theatre
A Chorus Line @ Signature Theatre
Nov 2 2019 – Jan 7 2020 all-day
A Chorus Line @ Signature Theatre
Signature Theatre is known for bringing big, dazzling musicals to the DMV and this production is no exception. A Chorus Line is the story of the talent and passion it takes to make it in[...]
all-day Disney’s Newsies @ Arena Stage
Disney’s Newsies @ Arena Stage
Nov 2 – Dec 22 all-day
Disney’s Newsies @ Arena Stage
Seize the day and see Newsies at Arena Stage. The musical, based on the popular Disney film, follows the charismatic Jack Kelly and his fellow newsboys. When newspaper tycoon Joesph Pulitzer decides to raise the[...]
Nov
5
Tue
all-day Amadeus @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Amadeus @ Folger Shakespeare Library
Nov 5 – Nov 22 all-day
Amadeus @ Folger Shakespeare Library
How does friendship between two esteemed composers end in murder? In Peter Schaffer’s Amadeus, Antonio Salieri cannot let the young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart outshine him. Because of this internal drive, Salieri’s mission in life becomes[...]
Nov
8
Fri
all-day Airness @ Keegan Theatre
Airness @ Keegan Theatre
Nov 8 – Nov 30 all-day
Airness @ Keegan Theatre
You don’t need an instrument to be a rock star. For instance, Nina intends to become one by entering an air guitar contest. After meeting a group of nerdy air guitar enthusiasts, she realizes this[...]