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Black Pearl Sings! Touches on Harsh, Comical Realities

DC theatergoers have rare access to what playwright Frank Higgins would consider an “authentic doorway into the past.” Higgins’ Black Pearl Sings! comes to life at Spooky Action Theater, exploding with songs and narratives that delicately address timely social issues while exposing the harsh, yet comical, realities of the past.   Based on the relationships […]

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Miss Saigon: A Tragic Love Story and Grandiose Production

A resounding score, awe-inspiring sets and heart-breaking characters…

Sarah Burgess Returns Home For Kings

Alexandria, Virginia native Sarah Burgess hasn’t spent much…

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

My first question for Neal Brennan has almost nothing to do…

Stage and Screen: December 2018

THROUGH DECEMBER 23 A Civil War Christmas During the most…

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at The National Theatre

Pop music lovers beware; this upbeat jukebox musical will have…

Better When I'm Dancing: Billy Elliot The Musical

“What’s this show with miners in tutus about?” That’s…

Keegan Theatre's Holiday Tradition Continues with An Irish Carol

It’s holiday time, which for patrons of Dupont Circle’s Keegan…

Anastasia Proves a 90s Heroine for the Ages

As a girl born in the 90s, I spent my childhood watching some…

Anything Goes: Arena Stage Breathes New Life into Golden Age Classic

For a con man on a mission to stop the woman he loves from engaging…

Stage and Screen Events: November 2018

Through Wednesday, November 21 Films Across Borders: Stories…
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Stage & Screen Events

Mar
8
Fri
all-day Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre
Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre
Mar 8 – May 22 all-day
Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Into the Woods is a darkly funny reimagining of several beloved fairy tales from the minds of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. The play follows a baker and his wife on a quest to break[...]
Mar
27
Wed
all-day Mosaic Theater Company ‘s Native... @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Mosaic Theater Company ‘s Native... @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Mar 27 – Apr 28 all-day
The infamous streets of Southside Chicago set the scene in this dramatic, gripping production of Native Son. Adapted from Richard Wright’s legendary novel, Native Son tells the story of Bigger Thomas. When Bigger gets a well-paying job as[...]
Apr
24
Wed
all-day The Who’s Tommy at Kennedy Center @ Kennedy Center
The Who’s Tommy at Kennedy Center @ Kennedy Center
Apr 24 – Apr 29 all-day
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Who’s legendary debut album, The Kennedy Center’s Broadway Center Stage presents rock musical The Who’s Tommy. Starring Riverdale’s Casey Cott, Tony Award winner Christian Borle and Hamilton’s Mandy[...]
Apr
26
Fri
all-day Jubilee at Arena Stage @ Arena Stage
Jubilee at Arena Stage @ Arena Stage
Apr 26 – Jun 2 all-day
From acclaimed playwright and director Tazewell Thompson comes an inspirational tribute performance based on the world-famous Fisk Jubilee Singers. The renowned African American acapella group broke enormous racial barriers in the late 19th century, funding[...]
Apr
30
Tue
all-day Spunk at Signature Theatre @ Signature Theatre
Spunk at Signature Theatre @ Signature Theatre
Apr 30 – Jun 26 all-day
Based on three short stories by Harlem Renaissance author Zora Neale Hurston and adapted by Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe, Spunk combines elements of storytelling, music and dance. This lively production promises to entertain audiences with[...]