Stage & Screen

Photo: Evan Zimmerman
Photo: Evan Zimmerman

Anastasia Proves a 90s Heroine for the Ages

As a girl born in the 90s, I spent my childhood watching some of the best Disney characters on screen. They proved to be role models that I and many other girls could look up to: female protagonists that were not damsels in distress, but strong women who radiate confidence. Some favorites include Mulan, Pocahontas and […]

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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…
Photo: Derek Wood

Comedy Wonder Woman Wanda Sykes

You’ve heard of Wanda Sykes because she’s probably one of…
Photo: Darren Cox

Beetlejuice: The Musical! The Musical! The Musical!

It isn’t until the delightfully weird cult classic you can…
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Phoebe Robinson Finds Truth in the "Trash"

“I write in my own voice, with my own abbreviations. I’m…
Photo: Duhon Photography

Ari Shapiro Considers All Things

“I got into journalism on a fluke. I was finishing college…
Photo by Teresa Castracane

1st Stage Tysons Brings Big Show to Small Theatre with Hero's Welcome

Tucked away in an almost hidden nook of Tysons is the decade-old,…
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Stage & Screen Events

Oct
18
Thu
all-day Illyria @ Gunston Arts Center’s Theatre Two
Illyria @ Gunston Arts Center’s Theatre Two
Oct 18 – Nov 18 all-day
This WSC Avant Bard production set in the 1980s is a colorful and music-heavy tale where gender is an afterthought. Illyria is freely adapted from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, a story in which seemingly straight characters fall[...]
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.[...]
Dec
10
Mon
7:00 pm The Reapers on Woodbrook Avenue @ Signature Theatre
The Reapers on Woodbrook Avenue @ Signature Theatre
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm
The Reapers on Woodbrook Avenue @ Signature Theatre | Arlington | Virginia | United States
Baltimore, 1976: matriarch Loretta Reaper is forced to consider how far she’ll go to protect her property. Charleston, 2008: Corey, Loretta’s great-grandson, must reclaim the land that was promised to—and stolen from—his ancestors.
Feb
4
Mon
7:00 pm Wire in the Garden @ Signature Theatre
Wire in the Garden @ Signature Theatre
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm
Wire in the Garden @ Signature Theatre | Arlington | Virginia | United States
In rural England in 1925, electrical engineer Margaret Partridge is a woman in a man’s world—and her fight to shape the future of the electrical industry faces resistance at every turn.