Stage & Screen

Photo: Séamus Miller
Photo: Séamus Miller

A Sneak Peek at Work in Progress Tyrant

True to their mission to “Make Space for Art,” the nonprofit organization, CulturalDC, invited the public to a series of workshops at the Source Theatre’s 100-person black box space to provide feedback on the thought-provoking original play, Tyrant, written by Kathleen Akerley. Tyrant follows the theatrical trend of law induced alternate realities similar to Hulu’s reworking of […]

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Stage and Screen: April 2018

THURSDAY, MARCH 29 - SUNDAY, APRIL 22 Paper Dolls This quirky…
Photo: Carol Rosegg

Trust in The Wiz at Ford's Theatre

There’s not a moment in Ford’s Theatre’s The Wiz when…
Illustration: Courtesy of Arena Stage

Actor Carlton Byrd on Two Trains Running

In 1992, August Wilson’s Two Trains Running premiered on Broadway.…
Photo courtesy of Cameron Whitman

Big Story, Intimate Setting: Chicago at Keegan Theatre

Pop, six, squish, uh uh, Cicero, Lipschitz! Those six words that…
Photo: Courtesy of  Little Fang

Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music

As a disco ball dropped down from the theater ceiling, an 80s…
Photo: Scott Suchman

Ford's The Wiz Remains Relevant

Ford’s Theatre is inviting audiences to “ease on down the…
Graphic: Trent Johnson

Old Films At A Theater Near You

Movies arrive and depart. They receive ceremonial hype via trailers…
Hold These Truths

Stage And Screen Events: March 2018

THROUGH SUNDAY, APRIL 8 Hold These Truths Based on a true…
Photo: National Building Museum

Building a Story: The Architecture and Design Film Festival Comes to DC

The Architecture and Design Film Festival kicks off on February…
Photo: Ben Schill Photography

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Gets Opera Treatment

How do you make a writer like William Shakespeare even more dramatic?…
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Stage & Screen Events

Dec
8
Fri
all-day Draw the Circle @ Atlas Performing Arts
Draw the Circle @ Atlas Performing Arts
Dec 8 2017 – Jul 24 2018 all-day
Draw the Circle @ Atlas Performing Arts | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
As part of its ongoing series “Transformational Journeys: Inspired Singular Explorations,” Mosaic Theater presents Mashuq Mushtaq Deen’s true story Draw the Circle. The story focuses on his gender transition, and the reactions from his conservative[...]
May
22
Tue
7:30 pm Camelot @ Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Sidney Harman Hall
Camelot @ Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Sidney Harman Hall
May 22 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm
Camelot @  Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Sidney Harman Hall | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Amongst magical forests and castles of grandeur, four-time, Tony Award-winning musical Camelot explores the struggle for civilization and goodness in a society that’s accustomed to violence and hate. It is one leader’s integrity, courage and[...]
7:30 pm The Scottsboro Boys @ Signature Theatre
The Scottsboro Boys @ Signature Theatre
May 22 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm
The Scottsboro Boys @ Signature Theatre | Arlington | Virginia | United States
Along the lines of Kander and Ebb’s iconic musicals Chicago and Cabaret, the Tony Award-winning duo delivers yet another breathtaking musical. The Scottsboro Boys is a critique on racism and injustice in the South, revealing[...]
May
31
Thu
7:30 pm The Tempest @ The Gunston Arts Center
The Tempest @ The Gunston Arts Center
May 31 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm
The Tempest @ The Gunston Arts Center | Arlington | Virginia | United States
A classic comedy by the classic hitmaker William Shakespeare, The Tempest is a veteran of the theatre scene and one which commands a certain respect. I have little doubt the folks at Avant Bard will[...]
8:00 pm Botticelli in the Fire @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Botticelli in the Fire @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
May 31 @ 8:00 pm – Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm
Botticelli in the Fire @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
What do artists do when faced with a populist takeover of the societies their work reflects? There’s no right or wrong answer, as those kinds of regimes often are accompanied by attempts to censor or[...]