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

Othello

Shakespeare’s Bad Boy Comes to DC in STC’s Othello

Jonno Roberts has made a career of playing the bad guy. This…
Shakespeare Theatre Company

The Critic & The Real Inspector Hound

Shakespeare Theatre Company invites audiences to poke a little…
Motown The Musical

Motown The Musical Comes to DC

Broadway’s Motown The Musical is in DC for the holidays, bringing…
Unified Scene Theater

The Unified Scene Theater: Improv and Sketch Comedy Comes to Bloomingdale

The Unified Scene Theater is DC’s newest space fully dedicated…
A Night Alive

A Night Alive Transcends Happiness and Loneliness at Round House Theatre

Set in 2013 Ireland, A Night Alive, written by Irish playwright…
Oliver

Arena Stage’s Contemporary Take on Oliver!

Arena Stage invites audiences to experience modern-day London,…
Kiss Me Kate

The DC Shakespeare Experience Kiss Me Kate

The nation’s capital is full of Bard-themed productions this…
Shakespeare in the Pub

The Bard Imbibes Shakespeare in the Pub

For a different spin on Shakespeare, check out Shakespeare in…
Criss Angel

Criss Angel & The Supernaturalists Coming to Warner Theatre

It’s a tough love approach for the world of magic, from one…
Animal

Studio Theatre Presents World Premiere of Thought-Provoking Play Animal

Award-winning playwright Clare Lizzimore’s newest play comes…
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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.