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Photo © Tony Powell. Arena Stage "Anything Goes." October 5, 2018
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 in a romantic relationship with some Joe Schmoe from another world, anything goes. At least that’s what Arena Stage’s retelling of the classic play entails, with stowaway Billy Crocker on a mission to get to his beloved Hope Harcourt aboard […]

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Titanic Signature Theatre

TITANIC: The Musical at Signature Theatre

Known for taking grandiose musicals and reinventing them to fit…
Moby Dick Arena Stage

A Physical Telling of 'Moby Dick'

Arena Stage is at it again bringing larger than life theatre…
Arena Stage Carousel

Arena Stage Brings Musical 'Carousel' to Theatre

Arena Stage is notorious for producing passionate, exuberant,…
Henry Rollins

A Conversation with Henry Rollins

Where do you even begin a conversation with Henry Rollins? You…
Secret Garden

Shakespeare Theatre Cultivates Shorter, More Dynamic “Secret Garden"

In an all too familiar story of loss and grief, imagination and…
Mosaic Theatre

Spurring Social Change Via the Stage: Mosaic Theatre

Mosaic Theater Company prides itself on being innovative, inclusive,…
Curious Incident

‘Curious Incident’ is a Certain Success

A play is often like looking through a window yielding the experiences…
Song Wenjing

Artist Song Wenjing makes US debut in Arlington

When I was in a Texas mandatory middle school art class, I hated…
Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah: Beyond Politics

We have just about a month left in this presidential election…
Sense & Sensibility

Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility Revamped for the 21st Century

Some would argue that Jane Austen is quite witty – funny even,…
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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.