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Jazz Musician Mark G. Meadows Brings Spontaneity to Signature Theatre

A Jazz Musician “I am a jazz musician,” Mark G. Meadows says matter-of-factly while sitting at a Blue Bottle Coffee table in a bright red embroidered jacket that helps him stand out among the commuters and passersby at Union Station. “Why do I need to audition for an acting role? I’m not an actor.”  He […]

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We Happy Few All Sold Out of Lovers’ Vows

If you haven’t yet made it to Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)for…

Nova Payton Brings Power As Heroine in Arena Stage's Newsies

Her name is Medda Larkin, and “she is in charge,” Nova Payton…

Folger Theatre's Amadeus Deals With Questions of Hate and Immortality

When visiting the Folger Theatre located in the Folger Shakespeare…

RENT Brings Memorable Music, Moments to National Theatre This Week

“How do you leave the past behind / When it keeps finding ways…

Iconic Character Vaněk Unleashed In The Havel Project

When I think of underground theatre, I think of gritty, non-glamorous…

World Stages Brings The Manganiyar Seduction To Kennedy Center

I have never been to India. Other than watching a handful of…

Anchuli Felicia King's White Pearl Explores Intra-Asian Racism

2019 has been a big year for playwright Anchuli Felicia King.…

Stage & Screen: November 2019

THROUGH SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22 Disney’s Newsies Seize the…

Deep Cuts: New Documentary Delves into DC’s Punk History

You always hear how difficult touring is for bands. I’m not…
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Stage & Screen Events

Nov
1
Fri
all-day Disney’s Newsies @ Arena Stage
Disney’s Newsies @ Arena Stage
Nov 1 – Dec 22 all-day
Disney’s Newsies @ Arena Stage
Based on the true story of New York City’s newsboys going on strike in the summer of 1899, Newsies was a hit movie before going on to Broadway in 1992, capturing a Tony Award for[...]
Nov
2
Sat
all-day A Chorus Line @ Signature Theatre
A Chorus Line @ Signature Theatre
Nov 2 2019 – Jan 7 2020 all-day
A Chorus Line @ Signature Theatre
Signature Theatre is known for bringing big, dazzling musicals to the DMV and this production is no exception. A Chorus Line is the story of the talent and passion it takes to make it in[...]
all-day Disney’s Newsies @ Arena Stage
Disney’s Newsies @ Arena Stage
Nov 2 – Dec 22 all-day
Disney’s Newsies @ Arena Stage
Seize the day and see Newsies at Arena Stage. The musical, based on the popular Disney film, follows the charismatic Jack Kelly and his fellow newsboys. When newspaper tycoon Joesph Pulitzer decides to raise the[...]
Nov
20
Wed
all-day The Curious Incident of the Dog ... @ Round House Theatre
The Curious Incident of the Dog ... @ Round House Theatre
Nov 20 – Dec 22 all-day
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time @ Round House Theatre
Step inside the mind of Christopher John Francis Booth. Christopher is a 15-year-old boy who sees the world in math and puzzles. He might have some “behavior problems” but his brilliant mind is just what’s[...]
Dec
1
Sun
all-day The Second City’s She The People... @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
The Second City’s She The People... @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day
The Second City’s She The People: The Resistance Continues @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Your favorite all-female show is back. Enjoy as these comedians show a satire of what the world can be like for a woman, as the show pokes fun at stereotypes and how absurd things can[...]