Stage & Screen

Shayla S. Simmons // Photo: DJ Corey Photography
Shayla S. Simmons // Photo: DJ Corey Photography

Aida Offers Love Triangle of Mystery

Finding love or defying odds – both are full of risks and layered with potentially upheaving plot twists. This is especially true for the Tony Award-winning musical Aida, an epic love story by Elton John and Tim Rice. At Source through November 18, director Michael J. Bobbitt leads an ensemble of 14 to produce harmonious ballads, spirituals […]


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Stage and Screen: July 2018

THROUGH SATURDAY, JULY 7 Other Life Forms  Brandon McCoy’s…
Photo: Doug Hamilton

Give In to The Temptations

The latest in the line of anthology musicals, Ain’t Too Proud—The…
Photo: Séamus Miller

A Sneak Peek at Work in Progress Tyrant

True to their mission to “Make Space for Art,” the nonprofit…
Photo: Joan Marcus

Hamilton Lives Up to the Hype at the Kennedy Center

The last time the legacy of Alexander Hamilton crossed my mind…
Photo: Scott Suchman

Ken Clark’s King Arthur Leads with Heart

This classic tale of one of the world’s most famous – and…
Photo: Teresa Wood
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An Iliad Brings Epic Poetry to the Modern Age

The Poet begins by reaching for something that might help him…
Photo: Wilson Chin

Studio Theatre's The Remains: World-Premiere Comedy Explores Gay Divorce

Stories about failed relationships are nothing new in theatre,…
Woolly Mammoth Botticelli in the Fire

Stage and Screen: The Remains, The Tempest and More

THROUGH SATURDAY, JUNE 9 An Iliad The Iliad is one of Homer’s…

American Pops Orchestra Defies Norms with Unique Performances and Pop Singers

This isn’t your grandfather’s orchestra. With a focus on…

Stage & Screen Events

all-day Heisenberg @ Signature Theatre
Heisenberg @ Signature Theatre
Sep 18 – Nov 11 all-day
Heisenberg @ Signature Theatre | Arlington | Virginia | United States
When 75-year-old Alex gets a surprise smooch from a comparatively younger stranger named Georgie, it’s not exactly what he expected when boarding the train on this average day. Even less expected was her finding him[...]
all-day Born Yesterday @ Ford’s Theatre
Born Yesterday @ Ford’s Theatre
Sep 21 – Oct 21 all-day
Born Yesterday @ Ford’s Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
For DC natives, Born Yesterday may seem like an all-too-familiar story about gaining political power in the hub of the power hungry. But this satire set in the 1940s is more of a comedic retreat[...]
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[...]
all-day Trevor Noah @ DAR Constitution Hall
Trevor Noah @ DAR Constitution Hall
Oct 19 – Oct 27 all-day
Trevor Noah You have no excuse to miss one of the fiercest names in comedy this fall. The South African comedian and The Daily Show host will make multiple appearances at DAR Constitution Hall in[...]
all-day Hitchcocktober at Angelika Pop-U... @ Union Market
Hitchcocktober at Angelika Pop-U... @ Union Market
Oct 25 all-day
Hitchcocktober at Angelika Pop-Up Union Market @ Union Market | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
What better way to celebrate Halloween than by spending the entire month with Hitchcock’s horror classics? Featuring Rear Window, Shadow of a Doubt, Strangers on a Train, The 39 Steps and Psycho. The shows open[...]