Stage & Screen

Liam Redford (Billy Elliot) and ensemble // Photo: Margo Schulman
Liam Redford (Billy Elliot) and ensemble // Photo: Margo Schulman

Better When I’m Dancing: Billy Elliot The Musical

“What’s this show with miners in tutus about?” That’s a question many people ask about Billy Elliot, both when the film came out in 2000 and when the hit musical debuted five years later. In this case, it’s a question asked by Matthew Gardiner, the director and choreographer behind Signature Theatre’s winter production of the […]

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A Day in the Life: Studio Theatre Literary Director Adrien-Alice Hansel

Imagine you’re handed a pile of plays. Hidden among them is…
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Hip-Hop Dancer Comfort Fedoke Comes to Kennedy Center

Comfort Fedoke realizes that in order to grow and gain skills…
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50 Ways... Proves Heartfelt and Hilarious

We all go through breakups. Some of them are hard and swift like…
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NoVA Native Patton Oswalt Set For Kennedy Center Debut

Patton Oswalt can be described as something of a Renaissance…
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Arena Stage Presents World Premiere of Dave

The heartwarming movie Dave was released 25 years ago, and the…
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Stage and Screen: July 2018

THROUGH SATURDAY, JULY 7 Other Life Forms  Brandon McCoy’s…
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Give In to The Temptations

The latest in the line of anthology musicals, Ain’t Too Proud—The…
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A Sneak Peek at Work in Progress Tyrant

True to their mission to “Make Space for Art,” the nonprofit…
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Hamilton Lives Up to the Hype at the Kennedy Center

The last time the legacy of Alexander Hamilton crossed my mind…
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Ken Clark’s King Arthur Leads with Heart

This classic tale of one of the world’s most famous – and…
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Stage & Screen Events

Oct
30
Tue
all-day Billy Elliot @ Signature Theatre
Billy Elliot @ Signature Theatre
Oct 30 2018 – Jan 9 2019 all-day
Ballet. Coal mining. Labor strikes. Following your dreams. An infectious soundtrack, courtesy of Sir Elton John himself. What do all of these things have in common? They’re all part of the iconic tale of the[...]
Nov
1
Thu
all-day Films Across Borders: Stories of... @ Various locations
Films Across Borders: Stories of... @ Various locations
Nov 1 – Nov 21 all-day
Films Across Borders: Stories of Women @ Various locations | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
As a frequent moviegoer, even I find it difficult to keep up with foreign films. Unless they are slated to be acknowledged during award season or carry a tremendous amount of hype, they are often[...]
Nov
2
Fri
all-day Anything Goes @ Arena Stage’s Fichandler Stage
Anything Goes @ Arena Stage’s Fichandler Stage
Nov 2 – Dec 23 all-day
As the SS American carries away its passengers from London to New York, it also sails a little secret across the ocean. There’s a passionate love stowed away between Billy and the countess Hope Harcourt.[...]
Nov
3
Sat
all-day As You Like It @ Keegan Theatre
As You Like It @ Keegan Theatre
Nov 3 – Dec 2 all-day
As You Like It @ Keegan Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
After several people are forced from their homes, they escape into the forest of Arden, a place where you get lost in nature while simultaneously finding yourself. However, this is a Shakespeare retelling so the[...]
Nov
14
Wed
all-day Cry It Out @ Studio Theatre
Cry It Out @ Studio Theatre
Nov 14 – Dec 16 all-day
Cry It Out @ Studio Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Parenthood is hard, sure, but you know what else is hard? Making friends as an adult. Without the built-in friend finder of school, navigating life as an adult takes up a ton of time, which[...]