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Photo: Courtesy of Neal Brennan
Photo: Courtesy of Neal Brennan

Do-It-All Neal Brennan Comes to 9:30 Club

My first question for Neal Brennan has almost nothing to do with him, and he’s used to it. “Oh, let me guess, is it about Dave [Chappelle]?” he playfully asks. He then fields my query centered around another famous comedian, Bo Burnham, who went on to direct indie flick and likely award winner Eighth Grade after […]

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Comedy Wonder Woman Wanda Sykes

You’ve heard of Wanda Sykes because she’s probably one of…
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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…
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Ari Shapiro Considers All Things

“I got into journalism on a fluke. I was finishing college…
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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…
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Get Out Composer Michael Abels Joins NSO For Live Score

Capturing the right sound for a movie is essential to its quality.…
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Stage and Screen: September 2018

Through Sunday, September 23 Small Mouth Sounds Six people…
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Signature Theatre Stirs Actors and Audiences with Passion

While an iconic work in the pantheon of Stephen Sondheim’s…
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Stage & Screen Events

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.[...]
Nov
14
Wed
all-day Cry It Out @ Studio Theatre
Cry It Out @ Studio Theatre
Nov 14 – Dec 16 all-day
Cry It Out @ Studio Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Parenthood is hard, sure, but you know what else is hard? Making friends as an adult. Without the built-in friend finder of school, navigating life as an adult takes up a ton of time, which[...]
Nov
15
Thu
all-day Ford’s Theatre Presents “A Chris... @ Ford's Theatre
Ford’s Theatre Presents “A Chris... @ Ford's Theatre
Nov 15 – Dec 30 all-day
Ford’s Theatre Presents "A Christmas Carol" @ Ford's Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption. Originally conceived by Michael Baron, this music-infused production captures the magic and[...]
Nov
20
Tue
all-day An Inspector Calls @ Sidney Harman Hall
An Inspector Calls @ Sidney Harman Hall
Nov 20 – Dec 23 all-day
An Inspector Calls @ Sidney Harman Hall | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
When an inspector knocks on your door seemingly at random asking about a murder, it’s probably going to leave you somewhat shook. For the Birlings, a British family enjoying a festive evening, this surprise guest[...]