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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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Constellation's Little Shop of Horrors Plays the Hits

Once again, Constellation Theatre Company has demonstrated their…

Reel Affirmations Provides Unique Perspectives Through Film

Prepare for a local film festival built on the stepping stones…

Review: Mariinsky Ballet's Paquita at the Kennedy Center

A young girl and her father are sitting across from me on the…

A Footloose Conversation with Isabelle McCalla

The movie Footloose evokes memories of a young Kevin Bacon angrily…

Parrot Heads Rejoice: Escape to Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville at National Theatre

With a song catalog that features party staples such as “Cheeseburger…

Inside the Living, Breathing World of the Washington National Opera's Costume Design

“They think of the costumes as living, breathing things. They…

Stage and Screen: October 2019

THROUGH SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 The Tempest Originally premiering…

Maria Bamford on Relatable Material, Consistent Comedy and Bentzen Ball Debut

Maria Bamford is doing well. Aside from being so funny it’s…

Right to Be Forgotten Sparks Healthy Debate

To err is human. To forgive? Well, that is a lot harder with…
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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
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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
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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
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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[...]