Stage & Screen

Shayla S. Simmons // Photo: DJ Corey Photography
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 with potentially upheaving plot twists. This is especially true for the Tony Award-winning musical Aida, an epic love story by Elton John and Tim Rice. At Source through November 18, director Michael J. Bobbitt leads an ensemble of 14 to produce harmonious ballads, spirituals […]


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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…

Phoebe Robinson Finds Truth in the "Trash"

“I write in my own voice, with my own abbreviations. I’m…
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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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Records Collecting Dust Sheds Light on Artists From Forgotten Era

Part of the appeal to old metal and punk records is the DIY attitude…
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STC Opens 2018 Season with Slapstick Farce The Comedy of Errors

The gang is back together may not be the first phrase that comes…
Photo: Todd Rosenberg

Get Out Composer Michael Abels Joins NSO For Live Score

Capturing the right sound for a movie is essential to its quality.…

Stage & Screen Events

all-day Heisenberg @ Signature Theatre
Heisenberg @ Signature Theatre
Sep 18 – Nov 11 all-day
Heisenberg @ Signature Theatre | Arlington | Virginia | United States
When 75-year-old Alex gets a surprise smooch from a comparatively younger stranger named Georgie, it’s not exactly what he expected when boarding the train on this average day. Even less expected was her finding him[...]
all-day Born Yesterday @ Ford’s Theatre
Born Yesterday @ Ford’s Theatre
Sep 21 – Oct 21 all-day
Born Yesterday @ Ford’s Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
For DC natives, Born Yesterday may seem like an all-too-familiar story about gaining political power in the hub of the power hungry. But this satire set in the 1940s is more of a comedic retreat[...]
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[...]
all-day Trevor Noah @ DAR Constitution Hall
Trevor Noah @ DAR Constitution Hall
Oct 19 – Oct 27 all-day
Trevor Noah You have no excuse to miss one of the fiercest names in comedy this fall. The South African comedian and The Daily Show host will make multiple appearances at DAR Constitution Hall in[...]
all-day Hitchcocktober at Angelika Pop-U... @ Union Market
Hitchcocktober at Angelika Pop-U... @ Union Market
Oct 25 all-day
Hitchcocktober at Angelika Pop-Up Union Market @ Union Market | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
What better way to celebrate Halloween than by spending the entire month with Hitchcock’s horror classics? Featuring Rear Window, Shadow of a Doubt, Strangers on a Train, The 39 Steps and Psycho. The shows open[...]