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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Articles

Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly at The Warner: A Hilarious Journey

There were times throughout Billy Connolly’s performance of…
CityDance DREAMscape

CityDance’s DREAMscape Brings Together Top Dancers

Non-profit dance organization CityDance is holding its annual…
The Taming of the Shrew

STC’s Unique Take on The Taming of the Shrew

For Shakespeare Theatre Company’s staging of The Taming…
Sarah Lasko

Local Actress Sarah Lasko Stars in The Wizard of Oz

At four years old, Sarah Lasko knew she was destined to act.…
Elvis & Nixon

Elvis & Nixon: Shannon Shines as the King, but Movie Fades

Right before the closing credits roll on Elvis & Nixon, the…
Ford’s Theatre

110 in the Shade Brings Girl Power to Ford’s Theatre

When DC theater darling Tracy Lynn Olivera mentioned that 110…
George Orwell’s 1984

Big Brother Is Watching: 1984 Comes to the Nation’s Capital

Enter the dystopian world of George Orwell’s 1984 this spring,…
film fests dc

March Film Festival Roundup

DC Independent Film Festival: March 4-13 The DC Independent…
Chinese New Year

Kennedy Center Celebrates Chinese New Year

Celebrate Chinese New Year this month with four days of festivities…
ford's theatre

A Contemporary Take on The Glass Menagerie

Two of the DC area’s most versatile actors are joining forces…
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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
1
Thu
all-day Films Across Borders: Stories of... @ Various locations
Films Across Borders: Stories of... @ Various locations
Nov 1 – Nov 21 all-day
Films Across Borders: Stories of Women @ Various locations | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
As a frequent moviegoer, even I find it difficult to keep up with foreign films. Unless they are slated to be acknowledged during award season or carry a tremendous amount of hype, they are often[...]
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
3
Sat
all-day As You Like It @ Keegan Theatre
As You Like It @ Keegan Theatre
Nov 3 – Dec 2 all-day
As You Like It @ Keegan Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
After several people are forced from their homes, they escape into the forest of Arden, a place where you get lost in nature while simultaneously finding yourself. However, this is a Shakespeare retelling so the[...]