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Photo: Courtesy of Shakespeare Theatre Company
Photo: Courtesy of Shakespeare Theatre Company

Modern Shakespeare: Richard the Third at STC

“Now is the winter of our discontent.” The opening line of Richard the Third would have you believe that all hardships are over and only good days are to come. But as theatergoers attending Shakespeare Theatre Company’s (STC) upcoming production of Richard the Third will soon realize, anything but peace lies ahead. Directed by David […]

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Ari Shapiro Considers All Things

“I got into journalism on a fluke. I was finishing college…
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1st Stage Tysons Brings Big Show to Small Theatre with Hero's Welcome

Tucked away in an almost hidden nook of Tysons is the decade-old,…
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Records Collecting Dust Sheds Light on Artists From Forgotten Era

Part of the appeal to old metal and punk records is the DIY attitude…
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STC Opens 2018 Season with Slapstick Farce The Comedy of Errors

The gang is back together may not be the first phrase that comes…
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Get Out Composer Michael Abels Joins NSO For Live Score

Capturing the right sound for a movie is essential to its quality.…
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Stage and Screen: September 2018

Through Sunday, September 23 Small Mouth Sounds Six people…
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Signature Theatre Stirs Actors and Audiences with Passion

While an iconic work in the pantheon of Stephen Sondheim’s…
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Post Shift Theatre Shines Light on Service Industry Artists

When a group of workers in the service and hospitality industries…
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This Melancholy Play Gives Complex Look at Sadness

Staring into the distance, Tilly, Melancholy Play: A Contemporary…
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Stage and Screen: August 2018

THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 The Story of the Gun Politics aside,…
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Stage & Screen Events

Jan
29
Tue
all-day Nell Gwynn @ Folger Theatre
Nell Gwynn @ Folger Theatre
Jan 29 – Mar 1 all-day
Nell Gwynn @ Folger Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Coming from humble beginnings, an orange seller eventually finds her way to the stage where she immediately becomes a household name. Upon Nell Gwynn’s successes, she manages to make a fan out of King Charles[...]
Jan
30
Wed
all-day Shame @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Shame @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Jan 30 – Feb 17 all-day
Shame @ Atlas Performing Arts Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
An adaptation of a documentary may not seem all that enthralling at first. However, the subject matter of Mosaic Theater Company’s Shame is more than enough to draw you in as it tackles the challenges[...]
Feb
4
Mon
all-day BLKS @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
BLKS @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Feb 4 – Mar 3 all-day
BLKS @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Spurred by a scare, Octavia decides it’s time to forget about any troubles or trepidations and have a raucous night on the town with friends. Joined by companions June and Imani, the three depart into[...]
Feb
5
Tue
all-day Richard the Third @ Sidney Harman Hall
Richard the Third @ Sidney Harman Hall
Feb 5 – Mar 10 all-day
Richard the Third @ Sidney Harman Hall | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Power as an addiction is not only a trope in real life, but a common theme for villains in a number of stories – and perhaps the most famous is the power-hungry king from Shakespeare’s[...]
Feb
7
Thu
all-day El Viejo, El Joven y El Mar (The... @ GALA Hispanic Theatre
El Viejo, El Joven y El Mar (The... @ GALA Hispanic Theatre
Feb 7 – Mar 3 all-day
El Viejo, El Joven y El Mar (The Old Man, The Youth, and The Sea) @ GALA Hispanic Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
A new play by Irma Correa, El Viejo, El Joven y El Mar tells the story of a renowned Spanish philosopher who runs into a fisherman, general and journalist. He speaks with each of them[...]